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  • Page 1 SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR Please read this owner’s manual thoroughly before operating and keep it handy for reference at all times. Model Name(*=color) LSXS26326* S73SGS LSXS26336* LSXS26366* S74SDS GS73SDD LSXS26466* GS73SDS GS73SGG LSXS26386* GS74SGS LSXC22386* LSXC22326* P/No. MFL67653437-6 ww w.lg.com...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS PRODUCT FEATURES HOW TO USE Before Use IMPORTANT SAFETY Control Panel INSTRUCTIONS - Airfl ow - Control Panel Features COMPONENTS Automatic Icemaker - When You Should Turn the Icemaker Off Refrigerator Exterior - Normal Sounds You May Hear Refrigerator Interior - Preparing for Vacation - Power Failure...
  • Page 3: Product Features

    PRODUCT FEATURES PRODUCT FEATURES * Depending on the model, some of the following functions may not be available. DOOR-IN-DOOR REFRESHMENT CENTER The Door-in-Door Refreshment Center provides a convenient area for frequently-used items that require easy access. FRESH ZONE DRAWERS The Fresh Zone drawers are designed to help keep your fruits and vegetables fresh.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 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.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 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 operate the refrigerator or touch This product is not to be used for special the power cord with wet hands.
  • Page 6 Do not use aerosols near the refrigera- your LG Electronics Service Center. tor. The insulation in this unit contains Do not store articles on the top of the cyclopentane or a pentane like blowing appliance.
  • Page 7: Components

    COMPONENTS COMPONENTS Use this page to become more familiar with the parts and features of your refrigerator. tual product may di er depending on the model. Refrigerator Exterior for Door-In-Door Models Freezer Refrigerator Preserves frozen food. Preserves food. Door-in-Door Control Panel Sets the refrigerator and freezer temperatures, the dispenser mode.
  • Page 8: Refrigerator Interior

    COMPONENTS Refrigerator Interior for Door-In-Door Models Freezer Refrigerator Compartment Compartment Dairy Corner LED Lamp Filter LED Lamp Automatic Icemaker Shelf Shelf Refreshment center Shelf Door Bin Freezing Zone Fresh zone Door Bin Door Bin NOTE Parts, features and options vary by model. Your model may not include every option.
  • Page 9 COMPONENTS Refrigerator Interior for Standard Model Vertical Display Freezer Refrigerator Compartment Compartment Dairy Corner LED Lamp Filter LED Lamp Automatic Icemaker Door Bin Shelf Shelf Shelf Door Bin Door Bin Door Bin Freezing Zone Fresh zone Door Bin Door Bin Horizontal Display Freezer Refrigerator...
  • Page 10: Installation

    INSTALLATION INSTALLATION Installation Overview Please read the following installation instr fter purchasing this product or transporting it to another location. 1 Unpacking your 2 Choosing the proper 3 Disassembling/Assembling refrigerator location WARNING Connect to potable water supply only. 4 Connecting the water 5 Leveling and Door supply and water line Alignment...
  • Page 11: Unpacking Your Refrigerator

    INSTALLATION Unpacking Your Refrigerator Choosing the Proper Location Select a place where a water supply can WARNING be easily connected for the automatic Use two or more people to move and icemaker. install the refrigerator. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. NOTE Your refrigerator is heavy.
  • Page 12: Ambient Temperature

    INSTALLATION Ambient Temperature Removing/Assembling the Install this appliance in an area where the Refrigerator Door Handles temperature is between 55°F (13°C) and 110°F (43°C). If the temperature around the appli- NOTE ance is too low or high, cooling ability may be When it is necessary to move the refrigerator adversely affected.
  • Page 13: Removing/Assembling The Refrigerator

    INSTALLATION Removing/Assembling the Removing the Left (Freezer) Door with Water Line Connection Refrigerator Doors 1. Loosen the hinge cover screws and remove When it is necessary to move the refrigerator the hinge cover. Disconnect all wire harnesses. through a narrow opening, removing the doors is the recommended procedure.
  • Page 14: Reinstalling The Right (Refrigerator) Door

    INSTALLATION Reinstalling the Left (Freezer) Door hinge lever upper hinge 1. Feed the water tubes through the lower hinge pin and place the door onto the lower hinge pin. Water hoses should be behind the leg to prevent damage. 3. Rotate the hinge lever clockwise (1). Lift the upper hinge free of the hinge lever latch (2).
  • Page 15: Connecting The Water Line

    INSTALLATION Connecting the Water Line CAUTION Wear eye protection during installation to Before You Begin prevent injury. This water line installation is not covered by the refrigerator warranty. Follow these instructions If the water pressure from the reverse osmosis carefully to minimize the risk of expensive water system is less than 21 psi or 1.5 kgf/cm2 (takes damage.
  • Page 16 INSTALLATION y 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 17: Water Line Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION Water Line Installation Instructions FASTEN THE SHUTOFF VALVE Fasten the shuto valve to the cold water pipe with the pipe clamp. WARNING TIGHTEN THE PIPE CLAMP When using any electrical device (such Pipe Clamp as a power drill) during installation, be sure the device is battery powered, double insulated or grounded in a manner that will prevent the hazard of...
  • Page 18: Turning On The Power

    INSTALLATION CONNECT THE TUBING TO THE VALVE TURN THE WATER ON AT THE Place the compression nut and ferrule SHUTOFF VALVE (sleeve) for copper tubing onto the end of Tighten any connections that leak. the tubing and connect it to the shutoff valve.
  • Page 19: Leveling

    INSTALLATION Leveling 2 Open both doors again and check to make sure that they close easily. If the doors do After installing, plug the refrigerator’s power not close easily, tilt the refrigerator slightly cord into a 3-prong grounded outlet and push more to the rear by turning both leveling legs counterclockwise.
  • Page 20: How To Use

    HOW TO USE HOW TO USE Before Use Clean the refrigerator. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and wipe o all dust that accumulated during shipping. CAUTION Do not scratch the refrigerator with a sharp object or use a detergent that contains alcohol, a ammable liquid or an abrasive when removing any tape or adhesive from the refrigerator.
  • Page 21: Control Panel

    HOW TO USE IMPORTANT: Control Panel Because air circulates between both sections, The refrigerator control functions as the ther- any odors formed in one section will transfer to mostat for the entire appliance (refrigerator and the other. You must thoroughly clean both sec- freezer sections).
  • Page 22: Control Panel Features

    HOW TO USE Ice Type Control Panel Features Vertical Display * Depending on the model, some of the Select Crushed Ice or Cubed Ice by pressing the Ice following functions may not be available. Type button repeatedly to choose the selection desired.
  • Page 23 HOW TO USE Ice Plus Lock When you press the Ice Plus button, the When power is initially connected to graphic will illuminate in the display and the refrigerator, the Lock function is will continue for 24 hours. The function will automatically shut o after 24 hours.
  • Page 24: Automatic Icemaker

    HOW TO USE Automatic Icemaker WARNING Ice is made in the automatic icemaker and sent Personal Injury Hazard to the dispenser. The icemaker will produce 7 DO NOT place ngers or hands on the auto- cubes per cycle - approximately 70-120 cubes in matic ice making mechanism while the refrig- a 24-hour period, depending on freezer compart- erator is plugged in.
  • Page 25 HOW TO USE Automatic Icemaker (continued) CAUTION y The first ice and water dispensed may include particles or odor from the water supply line or the water tank. y 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 26: Ice And Water Dispenser

    HOW TO USE Ice and Water Dispenser Incorrect Way Correct Way * Depending on the model, some of the following functions may not be available. CAUTION Water Keep children away from the dispenser. Children may play with or damage the controls.
  • Page 27: Storing Food

    HOW TO USE Storing Food Food Preservation Location Each compartment inside the refrigerator is designed to store di erent types of food. Store your food in the optimal space to enjoy the freshest taste. Ice storage bin Adjustable refrigerator shelf Adjustable shelves to meet If a large amount your individual storage needs.
  • Page 28 HOW TO USE Storing Food Food Preservation Location Each compartment inside the refrigerator is designed to store di erent types of food. Store your food in the optimal space to enjoy the freshest taste. Adjustable refrigerator shelf Ice storage bin Adjustable shelves to meet If a large amount your individual storage needs.
  • Page 29: Food Storage Tips

    HOW TO USE Food Storage Tips Storing Frozen Food * The following tips may not be applicable NOTE depending on the model. Check a freezer guide or a reliable cookbook Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight for further information about preparing food and moisture-proof material unless otherwise for freezing or food storage times.
  • Page 30: Detaching And Assembling The Storage Bins

    HOW TO USE Storing Frozen Food (continued) Detaching and Assembling the Storage Bins Packaging Packaging Successful freezing depends on correct Fresh Zone Drawers packaging. When you close and seal the The Fresh Zone drawers provide storage for fruit package, it must not allow air or moisture in or and vegetables.
  • Page 31 HOW TO USE To Remove the Fresh Zone Cover Water Tank Hold the cover with both hands and pull it out. CAUTION: You will see the water tank while removing the Fresh Zone drawer. Do not remove the water tank or water leakage may occur.
  • Page 32: Door-In-Door

    HOW TO USE Door-in-Door Door-in-Door Door Bins (Door-in-Door Model) The Door-in-Door compartment allows for easy The Door-in-Door inner and outer door bins are access to commonly used food items. The outer removable for easy cleaning. Door-in-Door door includes three additional door bins.
  • Page 33: Adjusting The Refrigerator Shelves

    HOW TO USE Adjusting the Refrigerator Suggested Placement of Shelves Shelves The shelves in your refrigerator are adjustable to meet your individual storage needs. Adjusting the shelv erent heights will mak exact item you want easier. Doing so will also reduce the amount of time the refrigerator door is open which will save energy.
  • Page 34: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE Cleaning y Both the refrigerator and freezer sections defrost automatically; however, clean both sections about once a month to prevent odors. y Wipe up spills immediately. y Always unplug the refrigeration before cleaning. General Cleaning Tips Inside Walls (allow freezer to warm up so the cloth will not stick) y Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
  • Page 35: Replacing The Water Filter

    Visit your local dealer or distributor it counterclockwise Web: Find Parts & Accessories from to pull it out. Make Support section of lg.com sure to rotate the fil- Call : 1-800-243-0000 (USA) ter down completely 1-888-542-2623 (Canada)
  • Page 36 MAINTENANCE Performance Data Sheet Model: LG ADQ73613401-S Replacement cartridge: ADQ73613401 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 specifi ed in NSF/ANSI Standard 42 and Standard 53.
  • Page 37 Ensure all tubing and ttings are secure fected water that may contain lterable and free of leaks. cysts. EPA Establishment # 070595- MEX-001 Manufactured for LG Electronics by MCM Co., Ltd. 45-10, Nowon-Ri, Yiwol-Myun, Jinchun-Kun, Chung-Buk, Korea.
  • Page 38 MAINTENANCE...
  • Page 39: Smart Diagnosis

    After you hear three beeps, release the in Canada). Only use the Smart Diagnosis Freezer button. feature when instructed to do so by the LG call center agent. The transmission sounds that Keep the phone in place until the tone...
  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING TROUBLESHOOTING Common Product Questions How long will it take for my ice bin to How do I unclog the ice dispenser chute? Eliminate the frost of ice fragments by re- fi ll completely? moving the ice bin and clearing the chute Once the ice supply in the bin has been with a plastic utensil.
  • Page 41: Noises You Might Hear

    TROUBLESHOOTING Noises You Might Hear Noises You Might Hear Noise Possible Causes Solutions Clicking The defrost control will click when Normal Operation 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 42: Before Calling For Service

    TROUBLESHOOTING Before Calling for Service Review this section before calling for service; doing so will save you both time and money. Cooling Problem Possible Causes Solutions Refrigerator The refrigerator control is set Turn the control ON. Refer to the Setting the and Freezer to OFF (some models).
  • Page 43 TROUBLESHOOTING Cooling Refrigerator or Refrigerator was recently It may take up to 24 hours for each compartment Freezer section installed. to reach the desired temperature. The air vents are blocked. Locate air vents by using your hand to sense is too warm. Cold air circulates from the airfl...
  • Page 44 TROUBLESHOOTING Cooling Problem Possible Causes Solutions Interior moisture Doors are opened often or for When the doors are opened often or for long buildup. long periods of time. periods of time, warm, humid air enters the compartment. This raises the temperature and moisture level within the compartment.
  • Page 45 TROUBLESHOOTING Cooling/Ice & Water Frost or ice Condensation from food This is normal for food items with a high water crystals with a high water content content. on frozen has frozen inside of the food (inside food package. of sealed Food has been left in the Do not store food items with high water content in package).
  • Page 46 TROUBLESHOOTING Ice & Water Icemaker is not Refrigerator was recently It may take up to 24 hours for each compartment to making enough installed or icemaker recently reach the desired temperature and for the icemaker ice (continued). connected. to begin making ice. Icemaker not turned on.
  • Page 47 TROUBLESHOOTING Ice & Water Ice is not Doors are not closed Ice will not dispense if any of the refrigerator doors dispensing. completely. are left open. Infrequent use of the Infrequent use of the ice dispenser will cause dispenser. the cubes to stick together over time, which will prevent them from properly dispensing.
  • Page 48 TROUBLESHOOTING Ice & Water Problem Possible Causes Solutions Water is not New installation or water line Dispense 2.5 gallons of water (fl ush for dispensing. recently connected. approximately 5 minutes) to remove trapped air and contaminants from the system. Do not dispense the entire 2.5 gallon amount continuously.
  • Page 49 TROUBLESHOOTING Ice & Water/Parts & Features Water has bad Water supply contains A water filter may need to be installed to eliminate taste or odor. minerals such as sulfur. taste and odor problems. W ater fi lter has been Replacing the water filter is recommended: exhausted.
  • Page 50 TROUBLESHOOTING Parts & Features Problem Possible Causes Solutions The interior of The refrigerator is located Make sure that the refrigerator is not located the refrigerator near a fi re source, such as a near a fi re source, such as a fi replace, chimney or is covered with fi...
  • Page 51: Warranty (Usa)

    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 52 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.
  • Page 53 NOTES...
  • Page 54 NOTES...
  • Page 56 LG Customer Information Center For inquiries or comments, visit www.lg.com or call: 1-800-243-0000 USA, Consumer User 1-888-865-3026 USA, Commercial User 1-888-542-2623 CANADA Register your product Online! www.lg.com...

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