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LG LSFD2591ST Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 FRENCH DOOR REFRIGERATOR Please read this owner's manual thoroughly before operating and keep it handy for reference at all times.
  • Page 2 Refrigerator Exterior Refrigerator Interior Installation Overview Specifications Unpacking Your Refrigerator Choosing the Proper Location - Flooring - Ambient Temperature - Measuring the Clearances Removing/Assembling the Refrigerator Door Handles Removing/Assembling the Freezer Drawer Handle Removing/Assembling the Doors and Drawers - Removing the Left Refrigerator Door - Removing the Right Refrigerator Door - Assembling the Right Refrigerator Door - Assembling the Left Refrigerator Door...
  • Page 3 * Depending on the model, some of the following functions may not be available. The water dispenser dispenses fresh, chilled water. The ice dispenser dispenses cubed and crushed ice. The Door Alarm function is designed to prevent refrigerator malfunctioning that could occur if a refrigerator door or freezer drawer remains open. If a refrigerator door or freezer drawer is left open for more than 60 seconds, a warning alarm sounds in 30 second intervals.
  • Page 4: Installation

    READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE. This guide contains many important safety messages. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. It alerts you to safety messages that inform you of hazards that can kill or hurt you or others, or cause damage to the product. All safety messages will be preceded by the safety alert symbol and the hazard signal word WARNING or CAUTION.
  • Page 5 READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE. To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or personal injury when using your product, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following. Do not use this product for special purposes (storage of medicine or test materials or for ships, etc).
  • Page 6: Maintenance

    READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE. To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or personal injury when using your product, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following. Installation The refrigerator must be properly installed in accordance with the Installer Instructions that were taped to the front of the refrigerator.
  • Page 7 Use this page to become more familiar with the parts and features of your refrigerator. Page references are included for your convenience. *The appearance and specifications of the actual product may differ depending on the model. Dispenses purified water and ice. Displays the refrigerator and freezer temperature, the water filter condition and the dispenser...
  • Page 8: Refrigerator Interior

    Refrigerator Interior The interior lamps light up the inside of the refrigerator. Purifies water. NOTE The filter should be replaced every 6 months. Please refer to the “Replacing the filter” section in this manual for details. * This function may not be available, depending on the model.
  • Page 9 Please read the following installation instructions first after purchasing this product or transporting it to another location.
  • Page 10 The appearance and specifications listed in this manual may vary due to constant product improvements. Bottom-freezer refrigerator model LSFD2591** Description Electrical requirements Min. / Max. Water pressure Dimensions Net weight Refrigerator storage capacity Freezer storage capacity French door refrigerator 115 VAC @ 60 Hz 21 - 121 PSI (1.5 - 8.5 kgf/cm 35 3/4"...
  • Page 11 Use two or more people to move and install the refrigerator. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. Your refrigerator is heavy. When moving the refrigerator for cleaning or service, be sure to protect the floor. Always pull the refrigerator straight out when moving it.
  • Page 12 Install this appliance in an area where the temperature is between 55°F (13°C) and 110°F (43°C). If the temperature around the appliance is too low or high, cooling ability may be adversely affected. Too small of a distance from adjacent items may result in lowered freezing capability and increased electricity consumption charges.
  • Page 13 Loosen the set screws located on the lower side of the handle with a wrench and remove the handle. Loosen the mounting fasteners connect to the freezer drawer and handle using a in. Allen wrench, and remove the mounting fasteners. Assemble the mounting fasteners both ends of the handle using a wrench.
  • Page 14 Remove the screw from the hinge cover at the top of the refrigerator. Lift the hook (not visible), located at the bottom of the front side of the cover with a flat-head screwdriver. Remove the cover and pull out the tube Disconnect all wire harnesses Rotate the hinge lever counterclockwise .
  • Page 15 Remove the top hinge cover screw Lift the hook (not visible), located at the bottom of the front side of the cover with a flat-head screwdriver. Detach the wire harness Rotate the hinge lever clockwise. Lift the top hinge free of the hinge lever latch.
  • Page 16 Install the right-side door first. Make sure that the plastic sleeve is inserted in the bottom of the door. Lower the door onto the middle hinge pin as shown in the figure. Fit the hinge over the hinge lever latch and slot it into place.
  • Page 17 Install the left refrigerator door after the right door is installed. Make sure that the plastic sleeve is inserted in the bottom of the door. Install the refrigerator door onto the middle hinge. Fit the hinge over the hinge lever latch and slot it into place.
  • Page 18 1) Gently press the Collet and insert the tube until only one line shows on the tube. (Correct) (Incorrect) 2) Pull the tube to make sure that the tube is tightly fastened and then insert the clip. The top, middle and bottom drawers are all removed in the same way.
  • Page 19 Pull the drawer open to full extension. Gently lift and pull out the ice bin. (Images in the figure below may differ from the actual drawers of the refrigerator.) On the left rail, use a flat blade screwdriver to push in on the tab to release the drawer from the rail, as shown below.
  • Page 20 The top, middle and bottom drawers are all assembled in the same way. With both hands, pull out each rail simultaneously until both rails are fully extended. Grasp the drawer on each side and hook the drawer supports into the rail tabs located on both sides.
  • Page 21 This water line installation is not covered by the refrigerator warranty. Follow these instructions carefully to minimize the risk of expensive water damage. Water hammer (water banging in the pipes) in house plumbing can cause damage to refrigerator parts and can lead to water leakage or flooding. Call a qualified plumber to correct water hammer before installing the water supply line to the refrigerator.
  • Page 22 If your existing copper water line has a flared fitting at the end, you will need an adapter (available at plumbing supply stores) to connect the water line to the refrigerator OR you can cut off the flared fitting with a tube cutter and then use a compression fitting.
  • Page 23 FASTEN THE SHUTOFF VALVE Fasten the shutoff valve to the cold water pipe with the pipe clamp. Pipe Clamp Saddle-Type Shutoff Valve Commonwealth of Massachusetts Plumbing Codes 248CMR shall be adhered to. Saddle valves are illegal and use is not permitted in Massachusetts. Consult with your licensed plumber.
  • Page 24: Plug In The Refrigerator

    TURN THE WATER ON AT THE SHUTOFF VALVE Tighten any connections that leak. Check to see if leaks occur at the water line connections. PLUG IN THE REFRIGERATOR Arrange the coil of tubing so that it does not vibrate against the back of the refrigerator or against the wall.
  • Page 25 After installing, plug the refrigerator’s power cord into a 3-prong grounded outlet and push the refrigerator into the final position. Your refrigerator has two front leveling legs— one on the right and one on the left. Adjust the legs to alter the tilt from front-to-back or side- to-side.
  • Page 26 Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and wipe off all dust that accumulated during shipping. Do not scratch the refrigerator with a sharp object or use a detergent that contains alcohol, a flammable liquid or an abrasive when removing any tape or adhesive from the refrigerator,. Do not peel off the model or serial number label or the technical information on the rear surface of the refrigerator.
  • Page 27: Refrigerator Temperature

    * Depending on the model, some of the following functions may not be available. Ice Selection Ice Selection Press the ice selection button to choose either cubed or crushed ice. The cube or crush ice icon will illuminate. Refrigerator Temperature Refrigerator Temperature Indicates the set temperature of the refrigerator compartment in Celsius (°C) or Fahrenheit (°F).
  • Page 28: Door Alarm

    Change Filter Change Filter When the Change Filter icon turns on, the air filter needs to be replaced. After replacing the air filter, press and hold the Fresh Air Filter button for three seconds to turn the icon light off. It is recommended to change the air filter approximately every 6 months.
  • Page 29 * Depending on the model, some of the following functions may not be available. Keep hands and tools out of the ice compartment door and dispenser chute. Failure to do so may result in damage or personal injury. The icemaker will stop producing ice when the in-door ice bin is full.
  • Page 30 * Depending on the model, some of the following functions may not be available. Ice is made in the automatic icemaker and sent to the dispenser. The icemaker will produce 12 cubes per cycle—approximately 120 cubes in a 24-hour period, depending on freezer compartment temperature, room temperature, number of door openings and other operating conditions.
  • Page 31 The first ice and water dispensed may include particles or odor from the water supply line or the water tank. Throw away the first few batches of ice (about 24 cubes). This is also necessary if the refrigerator has not been used for a long time.
  • Page 32 * Depending on the model, some of the following functions may not be available. Keep children away from the dispenser. Children may play with or damage the controls. To dispense cold water, push on the water switch with a glass. To dispense ice, push on the ice switch with a glass.
  • Page 33 Each compartment inside the refrigerator is designed to store different types of food. Store your food in the optimal space to enjoy the freshest taste. Vegetable storage (Crisper) Preserves vegetables and fruit. Ice storage bin If a large amount of ice is needed, transfer the ice in the in-door ice bin to the ice storage bin.
  • Page 34 * The following tips may not be applicable depending on the model. Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight and moisture-proof material unless otherwise noted. This prevents food odor and taste transfer throughout the refrigerator. For dated products, check date code to ensure freshness.
  • Page 35 Packaging Packaging Successful freezing depends on correct packaging. When you close and seal the package, it must not allow air or moisture in or out. If it does, you could have food odor and taste transfer throughout the refrigerator and could also dry out frozen food.
  • Page 36: Detaching And Assembling The Storage Bins

    HOW TO USE Detaching and Assembling the Storage Bins Glide’N’Serve and Humidity Controlled Crisper To remove the Humidity Controlled Crisper and the Glide’N’Server, pull out the Crisper Glide’N’Server to full extension, lift the front up, and pull straight out. To install, slightly tilt up the front, insert the drawer into the frame and push it back into place.
  • Page 37 The Grab-N-Go compartment allows for easy access of commonly used food items. The inner Grab-N-Go door includes two door bins, the Cheese & Butter and Condiment bins, that are specially designed for food that can be stored at a warmer temperature. This makes spreading butter and slicing cheese easier.
  • Page 38 The Grab-N-Go inner and outer door bins are removable for easy cleaning. To remove the door bins, lift up and pull out. To replace the door bins, slide the door bin in above the desired support and push down until it snaps into place. The Grab-N-Go lower shelf is removable for easy cleaning.
  • Page 39 The shelves in your refrigerator are adjustable to meet your individual storage needs. Your model may have glass or wire shelves. Adjusting the shelves to fit different heights of items will make finding the exact item you want easier. Doing so will also reduce the amount of time the refrigerator door is open which will save energy.
  • Page 40: Cleaning

    Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically; however, clean both sections about once a month to prevent odors. Wipe up spills immediately. Always unplug the refrigeration before cleaning. General Cleaning Tips General Cleaning Tips Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power. Remove all removable parts, such as shelves, crispers, etc.
  • Page 41 It is recommended that you replace the air filter: Approximately every six months. When the CHANGE FILTER light turns on. Remove the Old Filter Turn the filter cover to the left to detach from the refrigerator wall. The filter is located on the inside of the filter cover.
  • Page 42: Replacing The Water Filter

    To purchase a replacement water filter: - Visit your local dealer or distributor - Web: Find Parts & Accessories from Support section of - Call : 1-800-243-0000 (USA) 1-888-542-2623 (Canada) Part number of the replacement water...
  • Page 43: Performance Data Sheet

    Model: LG ADQ36006101-S The concentration of the indicated substances in water entering the system was reduced to a concentration less than or equal to the permissible limit for water leaving the system as specified in NSF/ANSI Standard 42 and Standard 53.
  • Page 44 Ensure all tubing and fittings are secure and free of leaks. Manufactured for LG®Electronics by CUNO Incorporated 400 Research Parkway Meriden, CT 06450 U.S.A Worldwide: 203-237-5541
  • Page 46 If you experience problems with your refrigerator, call 1-800-243-0000. Only use the Smart Diagnosis feature when instructed to do so by the LG call center agent. The transmission sounds that you will hear are normal and sound similar to a fax machine.
  • Page 47: Troubleshooting

    Review the Troubleshooting section before calling for service; doing so will save you both time and money. Problem Possible Causes Refrigerator and The refrigerator control is set to Freezer section OFF (some models). are not cooling. Refrigerator is in the defrost cycle.
  • Page 48 Problem Possible Causes Refrigerator or Refrigerator was recently Freezer section is installed. too warm. Air vents are blocked. Doors are opened often or for long periods of time. Unit is installed in a hot location. The refrigerator should not be operated in A large amount of food or hot food was added to either compartment.
  • Page 49 Problem Possible Causes Interior moisture Doors are opened often or for buildup. long periods of time. Doors not closed correctly. Weather is humid. Defrost cycle recently completed. Food is not packaged correctly. Food stored uncovered or unwrapped, and damp Food is freezing Food with high water content in the refrigerator was placed near an air vent.
  • Page 50 Problem Possible Causes Frost or ice Condensation from food with a crystals on frozen high water content has frozen food (inside of inside of the food package. sealed package). Food has been left in the freezer for a long period of time. Icemaker is not Demand exceeds ice storage making enough...
  • Page 51 Problem Possible Causes Icemaker is not Doors are opened often or for making enough long periods of time. ice (continued). Doors are not closed completely. The temperature setting for the freezer is too warm. Dispensing water Water filter has been exhausted. It is recommended that you replace the water slowly.
  • Page 52 Problem Possible Causes Not dispensing Doors are not closed ice. completely. Infrequent use of the dispenser. Infrequent use of the ice dispenser will cause The delivery chute is clogged with frost or ice fragments. The dispenser display is locked. Press and hold the Lock button for three seconds Ice bin is empty.
  • Page 53 Problem Possible Causes Not dispensing New installation or water line water. recently connected. The dispenser panel is locked. The dispenser is not set for water dispensing. Refrigerator or freezer doors are not closed properly. Water filter has been recently removed or replaced. Tubing connecting refrigerator to house supply valve is kinked.
  • Page 54 Problem Possible Causes Ice has bad taste Water supply contains minerals or odor. such as sulfur. Icemaker was recently installed. Discard the first few batches of ice to avoid Ice has been stored for too long. The food has not been stored properly in either compartment.
  • Page 55 Problem Possible Causes Icemaker is Icemaker shutoff (arm/sensor) making too much is obstructed. ice. Clicking The defrost control will click when the automatic defrost cycle begins and ends. The thermostat control (or refrigerator control on some models) will also click when cycling on and off.
  • Page 56 Problem Possible Causes Pulsating or Your refrigerator is designed High-Pitched to run more efficiently to keep Sound your food items at the desired temperature. The high efficiency compressor may cause your new refrigerator to run longer than your old one, but it is still more energy efficient than previous models.
  • Page 57: Warranty Period

    Should your LG Refrigerator (“Product”) fail due to a defect in materials or workmanship under normal home use, during the warranty period set forth below, LG will at its option repair or replace the product. This limited warranty is valid only to the original retail purchaser of the product and applies only when purchased and used within the United States including U.S.
  • Page 58 Call 1-800-243-0000 (24 hours a day, 365 days a year) and select the appropriate option from the menu, or visit our website at Or by mail: LG Customer Information Center: P. O. Box 240007, 201 James Record Road Huntsville, Alabama 35813 ATTN: CIC...
  • Page 59 WARRANTY: Should your LG Refrigerator (“Product”) fail due to a defect in material or workmanship under normal home use during the warranty period set forth below, LG Canada will at its option repair or replace the Product upon receipt of proof of original retail purchase. This warranty is valid only to the original retail purchaser of the product and applies only to a Product distributed in Canada by LG Canada or an authorized Canadian distributor thereof.
  • Page 60 6. Damage resulting from the misuse, abuse, improper installation, repair, or maintenance of the Product. Improper repair includes use of parts not approved or specified by LG Canada. 7. Damage or product failure caused by unauthorized modification or alteration, or use for other than its intended purpose, or resulting from any water leakage due to improper installation.
  • Page 63 For inquires or comments, visit or call; USA, Consumer User USA, Commercial User CANADA...

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