Trouble shooting, Care and maintenance – LG GR-L227YLQA User Manual

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Trouble shooting

Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense.
This list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective
workmanship or materials in this appliance.

Possible cause

Refrigerator control is off.

Refrigerator is in defrost cycle.

Plug at wall outlet is disconnected.

Power outage. Check house lights.

Refrigerator is larger than the previous
one you owned.

Room or outside weather is hot.

Refrigerator has recently been
disconnected for a period of time.

Large amounts of warm or hot food
may have been stored recently.

Doors are opened too frequently or too

Refrigerator or freezer door may be
slightly open.

Refrigerator control is set too cold.

Refrigerator or freezer gasket is dirty,
worn, cracked, or poorly fitted.

Thermostat is keeping the refrigerator
at a constant temperature.


Set refrigerator control. See setting the

This is normal for a fully automatic
defrosting refrigerator. The defrost
cycle occurs periodically.

Make sure plug is tightly pushed into

Call local electric company.

This is normal. Larger, more efficient
units run longer in these conditions.

It is normal for the refrigerator to work
longer under these conditions.

It takes some hours for the refrigerator
to cool down completely.

Warm food will cause the refrigerator to
run longer until the desired temperature
is reached.

Warm air entering the refrigerator
causes it to run longer. Open the door
less often.

Make sure the refrigerator is level.
Keep food and containers from
blocking door. See problem section.

Set the refrigerator control to a
warmer setting until the refrigerator
temperature is satisfactory.

Clean or change gasket. Leaks in the
door seal will cause refrigerator to run
longer in order to maintain desired


This is normal. Refrigerator goes on and
off to keep the temperature constant.

Runing of




does not run.


runs too much

or too long


Care and maintenance