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Fridgidaire side by side

Moved it 10 miles. it had to be layed down. let it sit for 24 hours and turned on. now no cooling. fan runs. vacuumed all the coils.

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  • jdcompian Oct 22, 2008

    the fan for the fridge side comes on. the compressor does come on but no cold air

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    Is the compressor coming on

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If the compressor is starting up and there is no cooling effect on the coils in the freezer that would mean you lost your charge or the compressor bad (Unlikely). I would take the back panel off the inside back of the freezer and observe the coils. With the compressor running you should see a coating of rime or frost building up on the coils. If you don't see this you probably lost all the coolant. I've seen this often after a move. The condensing coils under the fridge get poked, it doesn't take much to puncture them.

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