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  • Page 1 OWNER'S MANUAL FRIDGE& FREEZER Read this owner’s manual thoroughly before operating the appliance and keep it handy for reference at all times. GR-B413PSJU ENGLISH MFL70540603 Copyright © 2018 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved. Rev.00_041918...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Notes for Operation ....................20 Storing Food ......................21 Control Panel ......................25 Left/Right Compartments ..................35 Middle/Bottom Compartments ................36 Adjusting the Refrigerator Shelves ...............37 SMART FUNCTIONS ................38 Using LG SmartThinQ Application ................38 Using Smart Diagnosis™ ..................40 MAINTENANCE ................41 Notes for Cleaning ....................41 TROUBLESHOOTING ..............42 FAQs ........................42...
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS The following safety guidelines are intended to prevent unforeseen risks or damage from unsafe or incorrect operation of the appliance. The guidelines are separated into ‘WARNING’ and ‘CAUTION’ as described below. This symbol is displayed to indicate matters and operations that can cause risk.
  • Page 4 • Ensure that the socket outlet is properly grounded, and that the earth pin on the power cord is not damaged or removed from the power plug. For more details on grounding, inquire at an LG Electronics customer information centre.
  • Page 5 • In case of flood, disconnect the power plug and contact the LG Electronics customer information centre. • Unplug the power plug during a severe thunderstorm or lightening...
  • Page 6 • Do not bend the power cable excessively or place a heavy object on it. • If water penetrates electrical parts of the appliance, disconnect power plug and contact an LG Electronics customer information centre. • Do not place hands or metallic objects inside the area emitting the cold air, cover or heat releasing grille on the back.
  • Page 7 LPG, combustible spray, insecticide, air freshener, cosmetics, etc.) near the appliance. • Immediately unplug the power plug and contact an LG Electronics customer information centre if you detect a strange sound, odour, or smoke coming from the appliance.
  • Page 8 • Do not use mechanical devices or other means to accelerate the defrosting process. Disposal • When discarding the appliance, remove the door gasket while leaving the shelves and baskets in place and keep children away from the appliance. • Dispose of all packaging materials (such as plastic bags and styrofoam) away from children.
  • Page 9 • If a leak is detected, avoid any naked flames or potential sources of ignition and air the room in which the appliance is standing for several minutes. In order to avoid the creation of a flammable gas air mixture if a leak in the refrigerating circuit occurs, the size of the room in which the appliance is used should correspond to the amount of refrigerant used.
  • Page 10 Operation • Do not touch frozen food or the metal parts in the freezer compartment with wet or damp hands. It may cause frostbite. • Do not place glass containers or bottles in the freezer compartment, shelves or ice bin that will be exposed to temperatures below freezing.
  • Page 11 • Do not insert the shelves upside down. The shelves may fall, causing injury. • To remove frost from the appliance, contact an LG Electronics customer information centre. • Dispose of the ice inside the ice bin in the freezer compartment...
  • Page 12: Installation

    INSTALLATION Compartments Ring Sheet Owner’s Manual Kimchi storage container 1 Kimchi storage container 2 Kimchi storage container 3 • The appearance or components of the appliance may differ from model to model.
  • Page 13: Notes For Movement And Transport

    Notes for Movement and Notes for Installation Transport • Install the appliance on a solid and flat area. − If the appliance is installed on an uneven • Remove all food from inside the appliance. floor, it can cause vibration and noise causing Then, transport the appliance only after fixing the appliance to fall resulting in injury.
  • Page 14: Dimensions And Clearances

    Dimensions and Clearances Ambient Temperature • Too small of a distance from adjacent items • The appliance is designed to operate within a may result in the degradation of freezing limited range of ambient temperatures, capability and increased electricity costs. Allow depending on the climate zone.
  • Page 15: Earth (Grounding) Construction (Optional)

    Earth (Grounding) Earth (grounding) construction (Applicable to some models only) Construction (Optional) It is recommended to install the earth to prevent *Applicable to some countries only electric shock in case of electricity leakage. About connection : Assemble (Install) the earth firmly •...
  • Page 16: Leveling And Door Alignment

    Leveling and Door Alignment Door Alignment • If the left side door is lower, adjust the hinge on Aligning the doors may not be possible if the the left ① . floor is not level, or is of weak or poor •...
  • Page 17: Operation

    OPERATION The images in this guide may be different from the actual components and accessories, which are subject to change by the manufacturer without prior notice for product improvement purposes. Parts and Functions Left and right compartments Middle/bottom drawers switch Refrigerate and freeze fresh food or store Detects the opening/closing of the middle kimchi.
  • Page 18 ※ Optional Left and right compartment LED lighting Smart Diagnosis™ Lights up when doors are opened. Troubleshoots issues based on usage patterns. • See Using Smart Functions section for Flip-up cover details.. It can be used with the flap-up cover removed.
  • Page 19: Kimchi Storage Container

    Kimchi Storage Container Kimchi storage container Container Capacity Left/Right AKC67523411: 6ea 8.8 L compartments Middle AKC67523717: 4ea 11.5 L compartment AKC67523717: 2ea 11.5 L Bottom compartment AKC67523718: 2ea 6.7 L...
  • Page 20: Notes For Operation

    Notes for Operation Suggestion for Energy Saving • Ensure there is sufficient space between stored • Do not use the ice water dispenser tank for foods. This allows cold air to be circulated beverages other than drinking water. evenly and lowers electricity bills. •...
  • Page 21: Storing Food

    Storing Food Maximum Storage • To get better air circulation, insert all Kimchi Storing Foods Effectively Storage Containers. • Store frozen food or refrigerated food inside • If large quantities of food are to be stored, all sealed containers. the Kimchi storage containers and Flip-up covers shall be taken out of the appliance and •...
  • Page 22 Tips for Storing Kimchi A Guide to Kimchi • Do not overfill the kimchi containers. • The first step in fermenting kimchi is salt Allow space for the kimchi to expand as it pickling. ferments or the contents may overflow the The salt reacts with enzymes in the cabbage to container.
  • Page 23 Proper Food Storage Techniques • Choosing the Right Cabbage for Kimchi There are many different kinds of cabbage • Store kimchi in the kimchi container. available. For kimchi, choose a medium sized Fill the container with kimchi only up to the fill cabbage which is rounded rather than long and line and make sure the lid is tightly closed thin.
  • Page 24 • Select the appropriate temperature for the food being stored. Storing kimchi at the Fermentation setting may cause it to spoil. Some types of kimchi may freeze if stored at the High setting. Check on kimchi often when using the High setting. Storing other food along with kimchi in a storage container may result in the other food freezing.
  • Page 25: Control Panel

    Control Panel Using the Touch Buttons • The touch panel operates in response to static Control Panel Features electricity when it senses a body or a capacitive object nearby. • To operate the buttons, touch the center of the text on each button with a fingertip. •...
  • Page 26 Before storing or fermenting kimchi, use this section to become more familiar with the parts and functions of the control panel. Before using the LG kimchi refrigerator, press and hold the Lock/Unlock button for 3 seconds to unlock the display.
  • Page 27 Storing Kimchi (All Compartments) Kimchi Storage Tips Kimchi can be made with many different ingredients. The optimal storage temperature for kimchi depends on the main ingredients as well as the seasonings used. Use the Low setting for kimchi with a high water content. Use the Strong setting for very salty or highly seasoned kimchi.
  • Page 28 Fermenting Kimchi (Left/Right/Middle Compartment) NOTE • Kimchi ferments more quickly at the Fermentation setting than at the Storage setting. Fermenting The refrigerator senses the external temperature and automatically adjusts the fermentation settings seasonally for best results. Fermentation Complete Indicator Once fermentation is complete, the Fer. Com. indicator lights in the display. The fermentation time varies depending on season, room temperature, and the set temperature of the kimchi (low/medium/ high).
  • Page 29 Refrigerating Food (Left/Right Compartent) • Only the Left and Right compartments can be used for refrigeration. NOTE • If kimchi is stored at the Fridge setting, it may ferment too quickly. Storing Other Food After storing kimchi, the odor may linger inside of the refrigerator compartments. Clean the compartments before using them to store other food.
  • Page 30 Freezing Food (Left/Right Compartment) • Only the Left and Right compartments can be used for Freezer. NOTE • If you store Kimchi after setting the Freezer, the Kimchi will get frozen. Storing Other Food After storing kimchi, the odor may linger inside of the refrigerator compartments. Clean the compartments before using them to store other food.
  • Page 31 Extended Food Storage Settings (Middle/Bottom Compartments) • This setting is only available on the middle and bottom compartments. Produce • Use to keep vegetables and fruit fresh for a long time. Meat/Fish • Use to keep meat and fish fresh. Rice/Grain •...
  • Page 32 Using the Kimchi+ and Storage Modes (Middle/Bottom Compartment) Kimchi+ Storage • Use this setting with cabbage kimchi. The rapid • This setting uses the Smart Cold Shock cooling slows fermentation and encourages lactic function to store kimchi at the lowest acid formation which keeps kimchi fresh longer.
  • Page 33 Using the Fast Chill Storage Method (Lower Compartment) Fast Chill • Use this setting to store commercially prepared kimchi. Kimchi purchased in a store has already been fermented, so it is best to cool it as rapidly as possible. NOTE •...
  • Page 34 Use this function to improve air circulation and help remove odors inside the refrigerator. Wi-Fi Use this function to connect the product to a home Wi-Fi network and access smart functions through the LG SmartThinQ app. Setting the Fresh Air Filter Function Unlock the display.
  • Page 35: Left/Right Compartments

    Pull the flip-up cover forward to release it food. then slide it in under the shelf above. • Kimchi containers can be purchased separately from an LG Electronics Service Center. Exclusive Lock&Lock Kimchi Containers A kimchi container fits on each shelf in the left and right compartments.
  • Page 36: Middle/Bottom Compartments

    Middle/Bottom Compartments Middle and Bottom Compartments Disassembly The Middle and bottom Compartments feature Open the drawer completely. covers to lock in cold air. The covers stabilize the temperature and help Lift up the drawer and basket assembly maintain the humidity level inside the drawers. slightly until it clears the rail safety stops and pull it forward until it stops.
  • Page 37: Adjusting The Refrigerator Shelves

    Adjusting the Refrigerator Removing the Fresh Air Filter Shelves Remove the glass shelves in the left and right compartments. The shelves in the refrigerator are adjustable to meet individual storage needs. Adjusting the shelves to fit items of different heights will make finding the exact item you want easier.
  • Page 38: Smart Functions

    To check your network frequency, contact your Internet service provider or refer to your wireless router manual. • LG SmartThinQ is not responsible for any network connection problems or any faults, malfunctions, or errors caused by network connection.
  • Page 39 This offer is valid to The Wi-Fi button, when used with the LG anyone in receipt of this information. SmartThinQ application, allows the refrigerator to connect to a home Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 40: Using Smart Diagnosis

    Use this function if you need an accurate • Do not take the phone off the speaker hole diagnosis by an LG Electronics customer while the data is transmitted. information center when the appliance malfunctions or fails. Use this function only to •...
  • Page 41: Maintenance

    − Otherwise, injury may occur due to the any attempt to repair or service it. weight of stored foods. Please, contact the LG Electronics customer information centre. • If cleaning the outside air vents of the appliance by means of vacuuming, then the...
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING FAQs Why is my kimchi freezing? Kimchi’s storage temperature is around 0°C. The exact freezing point of kimchi varies depending on the type of kimchi, seasoning, and the amount of salt. If kimchi is freezing, change the storage temperature. •...
  • Page 43 Does the inside lamp in the appliance does not serviceable. If the inside lamp does appliance turn off? turn on. not turn on, please contact the LG Electronics customer information centre. Is the appliance leaning • Adjust the front feet to raise the front forward? side slightly.
  • Page 44 Symptoms Reason Solution • If you try to open the appliance door within one minute after you closed it, you may have difficulties because of It is difficult to open Did you open the door right the pressure inside the appliance. the appliance door.
  • Page 45 Symptoms Reason Solution Did you open and close the • Frost or condensation can form if the appliance door frequently or is outside air penetrates inside the the appliance door improperly appliance. closed? Frost or condensation has formed inside or •...
  • Page 46 Is the control panel set to Fer., stored. For more details on how to Kimchi+ or Fridge? use the refrigerator, visit LG Electronics’ website or use your smart device. The kimchi turns sour too quickly.
  • Page 47 • Find the Wi-Fi network connected to The password for the Wi-Fi your smartphone and remove it, that you are trying to connect then register your appliance on LG to is incorrect. SmartThinQ. • Turn off the Mobile data of your...