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HOT POINT NOT COOLING WELL

I CLEANED OUT THE BOTTOM VENTS AND NOW IT SEEMS LIKE THE REFRIDGE AND FREEZER BOTH DONT SEEM AS COLD WHEN I PULL IT OUT FROM WALL IT SEEMS LIKE IT GETS COLDER. BUT I WAS UNDER LOOKING AT IT AND THE FAN IS NOT ON I AM NOT SURE IF THE FAN IS SUPPOSE TO RUN ALL THE TIME OR ONLY INTERVALS DOES ANYONE KNOW? ALSO CAN I JUMP THE WIRE TO SEE IF THE FAN KICKS ON OR IF MAYBE THE FAN WENT OUT. I CAN HERE THE UNIT RUNNING JUST NO FAN KICKING ON.

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If the condenser fan ( the one near the compressor) is not running and the compressor is running, then that's not good. try to lubricate the bushings of the fan and see if it would run. feel the blade if it turns smoothly. if it's sticcky, then there is your problem.

it should be running the same time as the compressor. if the compressor stops, the fan should stop too.

tnx 4using fixya,

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Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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