Tip & How-To about Refrigerators
There are a couple of things that you should include in your refrigerator repair question when you ask it on FixYa.com
1. Model Number
The model number can be located on the model/serial number tag that is located on the refrigerator.
Make sure you get the full model number from this tag and not the model number from the owners manual.
The model number from the owners manual only includes the first few digits of the full model number because they include that owners manual with many similar models of refrigerators.
With the full model number I'm able to look up factory service manuals, tech sheets, wiring diagrams, factory service pointers and so much more.
2. Detailed description of the problem
At the very least give a brief description of the problem you are having with your refrigerator.
Descriptions like 'My refrigerator don't work' is not very helpful.
Describe what is not working. For example is the refrigerator not cooling or making a noise? Maybe the freezer section seems to cool ok, but the refrigerator section is not cold enough.
The more details you can give the better. Instead of simply saying 'My refrigerator does not cool' you could go into more detail and say something like...
"I notice my refrigerator making a noise. The noise seems to be coming from the freezer section of the refrigerator. The freezer items are frozen yet, but I notice the milk in the refrigerator is getting warm."
Following these couple tips can help you get a faster and more accurate reply to your refrigerator repair question.
Posted by John Pahl on
Jun 09, 2017 | Refrigerators
Aug 10, 2010 | Refrigerators
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