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OWNER'S MANUAL

FRENCH DOOR

REFRIGERATOR
Please read this owner's manual thoroughly before
operating and keep it handy for reference at all times.
LFXC24726*
www.lg.com

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  • Page 1: French Door

    OWNER’S MANUAL FRENCH DOOR REFRIGERATOR Please read this owner's manual thoroughly before operating and keep it handy for reference at all times. LFXC24726* www.lg.com...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS PRODUCT FEATURES HOW TO USE Before Use Control Panel IMPORTANT SAFETY - Control Panel Features INSTRUCTIONS In-Door Ice Bin - Detaching the In-Door Ice Bin - Assembling the In-Door Ice Bin COMPONENTS Automatic Icemaker Refrigerator Exterior - Turning the Automatic Icemaker On or Off Refrigerator Interior...
  • Page 3: Product Features

    PRODUCT FEATURES PRODUCT FEATURES * Depending on the model, some of the following functions may not be available. FILTERED WATER AND ICE DISPENSER The water dispenser dispenses fresh, chilled water. The ice dispenser dispenses cubed and crushed ice. DOOR ALARM The Door Alarm function is designed to prevent refrigerator malfunctioning that could occur if a refrigerator door or freezer drawer remains open.
  • 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 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: This product is not to be used for special purposes such as the storage of medicine or test materials or for use on ships, etc.
  • Page 6 If the refrigerator is disconnected from the power supply, you should wait for at least five minutes before plugging it back in. If you notice a chemical or burning plastic smell or see smoke, unplug the refrigerator immediately and contact your LG Electronics Service Center. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 7: Components

    COMPONENTS COMPONENTS Use this page to become more familiar with the parts and features of your refrigerator. *The appearance and specifications of the actual product may differ depending on the model. Refrigerator Exterior Filtered Water and Handle Ice Dispenser Opens and closes Dispenses purified water and ice.
  • Page 8: Refrigerator Interior

    COMPONENTS Refrigerator Interior LED interior lamps The interior lamps light up the inside of the refrigerator. Dairy Product Bin Water filter Used to preserve dairy Purifies water. products. NOTE The filter should be replaced every Adjustable 6 months. Please refer to the “Replacing Refrigerator Shelf the filter”...
  • Page 9: Installation

    INSTALLATION INSTALLATION Installation Overview Please read the following installation instructions first after purchasing this product or transporting it to another location. 1 Unpacking your 2 Choosing the proper 3 Disassembling/Assembling refrigerator location 4 Connecting the water 5 Leveling and Door supply and water line Alignment NOTE...
  • Page 10: Specifications

    INSTALLATION Specifications The appearance and specifications listed in this manual may vary due to constant product improvements. Bottom-freezer refrigerator model LFXC24726* Description French door refrigerator Electrical requirements 115 VAC @ 60 Hz Min. / Max. Water pressure 20 - 120 psi (138 - 827 kPa) Dimensions 35 3/4"...
  • 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 icemaker. Use two or more people to move and install the refrigerator. Failure to do so NOTE can result in back or other injury.
  • Page 12: Ambient Temperature

    INSTALLATION Removing/Assembling the Ambient Temperature Refrigerator Door Handles 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 NOTE is too low or high, cooling ability may be When it is necessary to move the adversely affected.
  • Page 13: Removing/Assembling The Freezer Drawer Handle

    INSTALLATION Removing/Assembling the Removing/Assembling the Freezer Drawer Handle Doors and Drawers Removing the Handles When it is necessary to move the refrigerator through a narrow opening, removing the doors is the recommended procedure. Loosen the set screws located on the lower side of the handle with a in.
  • Page 14: Removing The Left Refrigerator Door

    INSTALLATION Removing the Left Refrigerator Door Rotate the hinge lever counterclockwise . Lift the top hinge free of the hinge lever latch. The water supply is connected to the upper right part of the rear surface of the refrigerator. Remove the ring in the joint area.
  • Page 15: Removing The Right Refrigerator Door

    INSTALLATION Removing the Right Refrigerator Rotate the hinge lever clockwise. Door Lift the top hinge free of the hinge lever latch. 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.
  • Page 16: Assembling The Right Refrigerator Door

    INSTALLATION Assembling the Right Refrigerator Door Install the right-side door first. Connect the wire harness 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. Make sure that the door-switch located inside the cover is tightly connected.
  • Page 17: Assembling The Left Refrigerator Door

    INSTALLATION Assembling the Left Refrigerator Push the water supply tube into the hole Door on the top case and pull it through the backplate. 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.
  • Page 18: Removing The Freezer Drawers

    INSTALLATION Removing the Freezer Drawers NOTE In the following figures, the Pullout Drawer Collet located above the freezer drawer is not shown Tube for clarity. CAUTION Insert Line Use two or more people to remove and Clip install the freezer drawer. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
  • Page 19 INSTALLATION Pull the drawer open to full extension. Remove the screws from the rails at both ends. Gently lift and pull out the ice bin. Grip both sides of the drawer and pull it up to remove it from the rails. CAUTION On the left rail, use a flat blade screwdriver to push in on the tab to release the drawer...
  • Page 20: Assembling The Freezer Drawers

    INSTALLATION Assembling the Freezer Drawers Lower the door into its final position and tighten the screws located on both sides. Pull out both rails simultaneously, until both rails are fully extended. Grasp the drawer on each side and hook the Insert the drawer into the frame, and push drawer supports into the rail tabs located on the drawer back into place until you hear a...
  • Page 21: Connecting The Water Line

    INSTALLATION Connecting the Water Line Before You Begin CAUTION This water line installation is not covered by the Wear eye protection during installation refrigerator warranty. Follow these instructions to prevent injury. carefully to minimize the risk of expensive water damage. If the water pressure from the reverse osmosis system is less than 20 psi or 138 kPa or 1.4 kgf/ Water hammer (water banging in the pipes) in...
  • Page 22: Water Line Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION Water Line Installation Instructions If your existing copper water line has a flared fitting at the end, you will need an adapter (available at plumbing supply WARNING stores) to connect the water line to the When using any electrical device refrigerator OR you can cut off the flared (such as a power drill) during fitting with a tube...
  • Page 23 INSTALLATION FASTEN THE SHUTOFF VALVE CONNECT THE TUBING TO THE VALVE Fasten the shutoff valve to the cold water Place the compression nut and ferrule (sleeve) pipe with the pipe clamp. for copper tubing onto the end of the tubing and connect it to the shutoff valve.
  • Page 24: Turning On The Power

    INSTALLATION Turning On the Power TURN THE WATER ON AT THE SHUTOFF VALVE Tighten any connections that leak. Plug in the refrigerator. CAUTION CAUTION Check to see if leaks occur at the water Connect to a rated power outlet. line connections. Have a certified electrician check the wall outlet and wiring for proper grounding.
  • Page 25: Leveling And Door Alignment

    INSTALLATION Leveling and Door Alignment Leveling Door Alignment After installing, plug the refrigerator’s power Both the left and right refrigerator doors have cord into a 3-prong grounded outlet and push an adjustable nut, located on the bottom hinge, the refrigerator into the final position. to raise and lower them to align properly.
  • Page 26: How To Use

    HOW TO USE HOW TO USE Before use Clean the refrigerator. Clean your refrigerator thoroughly and wipe off all dust that accumulated during shipping. CAUTION 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,.
  • Page 27: Control Panel

    HOW TO USE Control Panel * Depending on the model, some of the following functions may not be available. Control Panel Features Ice Type Press the Ice Type button to choose either cubed or crushed ice. The cubed or crushed ice icon will illuminate.
  • Page 28 HOW TO USE Control Panel Features (continued) Door Alarm When power is connected to the refrigerator, ( On some Change Filter the door alarm is initially set to ON. When you models) press the Door Alarm button, the display will When the Change Filter icon turns on, the air change to OFF and the Door Alarm function will filter needs to be replaced.
  • Page 29: In-Door Ice Bin

    HOW TO USE In-Door Ice Bin * Depending on the model, some of the To remove the in-door ice bin, grip the following functions may not be available. front handle, slightly lift the lower part, and slowly pull out the bin as shown. CAUTION Keep hands and tools out of the ice compartment door and dispenser chute.
  • Page 30: Automatic Icemaker

    HOW TO USE Automatic Icemaker WARNING Personal Injury Hazard * Depending on the model, some of the DO NOT place fingers or hands on the following functions may not be available. automatic ice making mechanism while the refrigerator is plugged in. Ice is made in the automatic icemaker and sent to the dispenser.
  • Page 31: When You Should Turn The Icemaker Off

    HOW TO USE Automatic Icemaker When You Should Turn the Icemaker Off (continued) When the water supply will be shut off for several hours. CAUTION When the ice bin is removed for more The first ice and water dispensed may than one or two minutes.
  • Page 32: 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. Water CAUTION Keep children away from the dispenser. Children may play with or damage the controls.
  • Page 33: Storing Food

    HOW TO USE Storing Food Food Preservation Location 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. Dairy Product Bin Vegetable storage (Crisper) Preserves vegetables and fruit.
  • Page 34: Food Storage Tips

    HOW TO USE Storing Frozen Food Food Storage Tips * The following tips may not be applicable NOTE depending on the model. Check a freezer guide or a reliable cookbook for further information about preparing food Wrap or store food in the refrigerator in airtight for freezing or food storage times.
  • Page 35: Humidity Controlled Crisper And Glide'n'serve

    HOW TO USE Storing Frozen Food (continued) Humidity Controlled Crisper and Glide’N’Serve Packaging Humidity Controlled Crisper Successful freezing depends on correct packaging. When you close and seal the package, it must not allow air or moisture in or * Depending on the model, some of the out.
  • Page 36: Detaching And Assembling The Storage Bins

    HOW TO USE Detaching and Assembling the To Remove the Glass Storage Bins (Pantry drawer not shown for clarity) Lift up the glass under the crisper cover, and Glide‘N’Serve and Humidity pull up and out. 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...
  • Page 37: Adjusting The Refrigerator Shelves

    HOW TO USE Adjusting the Refrigerator Using the Folding Shelf Shelves You can store taller items, such as a gallon container or bottles, by simply pushing the The shelves in your refrigerator are adjustable front half of the shelf underneath the back half to meet your individual storage needs.
  • Page 38: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE 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 refrigerator before cleaning. General Cleaning Tips Inside Walls (allow freezer to warm up so the cloth will not stick) Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
  • Page 39: Replacing The Fresh Air Filter

    MAINTENANCE Replacing the Fresh Air Filter Replacing the Water Filter It is recommended that you replace the water It is recommended that you replace the air filter: filter: Approximately every six months. proximately every six months. When the water filter indicator turns on. When the CHANGE FILTER light turns on.
  • Page 40 Visit your local dealer or distributor Take the new water filter out of its packing Web: Find Parts & Accessories from and remove the protective cover from the Support section of lg.com o-rings. With Call : 1-800-243-0000 (USA) the water...
  • Page 41: Performance Data Sheet

    MAINTENANCE Performance Data Sheet Model: LG ADQ36006101-S Use Replacement Cartridge: ADQ36006101 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 42 Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown Manufactured for LG®Electronics by CUNO quality without adequate disinfection before Incorporated 400 Research Parkway Meriden, or after the system. Systems certified for CT 06450 U.S.A Worldwide: 203-237-5541...
  • Page 43 MAINTENANCE...
  • Page 44: Smart Diagnosis

    1-800-243-0000. Only use the Smart Diagnosis™ feature when instructed button for three seconds while continuing to do so by the LG call center agent. The to hold your transmission sounds that you will hear are phone to the normal and sound similar to a fax machine.
  • Page 45: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING TROUBLESHOOTING Review the Troubleshooting section before calling for service; doing so will save you both time and money. Problem Possible Causes Solutions Refrigerator and The refrigerator control is set to Turn the control ON. Refer to the Setting the Freezer section OFF (some models).
  • Page 46 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Possible Causes Solutions Refrigerator or Refrigerator was recently It may take up to 24 hours for each compartment Freezer section is installed. to reach the desired temperature. too warm. Air vents are blocked. Rearrange items to allow air to flow throughout the compartment.
  • Page 47 TROUBLESHOOTING 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 48 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Possible Causes Solutions Frost or ice Condensation from food with a This is normal for food items with a high water crystals on frozen high water content has frozen content. food (inside of inside of the food package. sealed package).
  • Page 49 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Possible Causes Solutions Icemaker is not Doors are opened often or for If the doors of the unit are opened often, ambient making enough long periods of time. air will warm the refrigerator which will prevent ice (continued). the unit from maintaining the set temperature.
  • Page 50 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Possible Causes Solutions Not dispensing Doors are not closed Ice will not dispense if any of the refrigerator ice. completely. doors are left open. Infrequent use of the dispenser. Infrequent use of the ice dispenser will cause the cubes to stick together over time, which will prevent them from properly dispensing.
  • Page 51 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Possible Causes Solutions Not dispensing New installation or water line Dispense 2.5 gallons of water (flush for water. 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 52 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Possible Causes Solutions Ice has bad taste Water supply contains minerals A water filter may need to be installed to or odor. such as sulfur. eliminate taste and odor problems. NOTE: In some cases, a filter may not help. It may not be possible to remove all minerals / odor / taste in all water supplies.
  • Page 53 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Possible Causes Solutions Icemaker is Icemaker shutoff (feeler arm) Empty the ice bin. If your icemaker is equipped making too much obstructed. with an ice shutoff arm, maker sure that the arm ice. moves freely. Reinstall the ice bin and wait 24 hours to confirm proper operation.
  • Page 54 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Possible Causes Solutions Pulsating or Your refrigerator is designed Normal Operation 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 55: Warranty

    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 56 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 http://www.lg.com Or by mail: LG Customer Information Center: P. O. Box 240007, 201 James Record Road Huntsville, Alabama 35813 ATTN: CIC...
  • Page 57 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 58 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 59 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...