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I have an integrated APM 6815 fridge/freezer bought from MFI about 10 years ago. The fridge is no longer cold and the freezer has stopped freezing, but the freezer is acting like a fridge. Can anyone suggest the cause of the problem?

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SOURCE: Samsung Fridge Freezer

Possible bad defrost timer.

Posted on Mar 09, 2008


eagle338
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SOURCE: zanussi fridge freezer frostfree ZX 57/3 W not working

It sounds like you have a plugged defrost drain line. This is where the water goes to in the bottom of your freezer when it goes through the defrost (removal of ice from the freezer coil) cycle. It sounds like that hole is plugged and now the water/ice has now frozen in the vent that lets air circulate down into your refrigerator compartment. What I usually do in this case is to unplug the refrigerator, empty out the freezer compartment. Usually I also end up either pulling off the back panel or the bottom panel (in the freezer compartment) Looking for that defrost drain hole and actually I use a hair dryer. I can sometimes do this also by pouring small amounts of HOT tap water onto it and then sopping/absorbing it away with a sponge or dishcloth. I repeat this until I get the water to go down the drain tube.

Hope this helps,
Sai.

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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SOURCE: FREEZER IS COLD BUT NOT FREEZING WELL,FRIDGE IS NOT AS COLD AS IT SHOULD BE

Your freezer fan has stopped working or jammed. It's also possible that your defrost timer has stopped working and that the airways in the freezer are clogged with ice and the air can't circulate to the fridge. One of the two. Good Luck!!

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Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Electrolux Not freezing but fridge seems cold

Hello,

You may be having a freon issue. Read some more info about this here. I type the longer version on my site. There are also factory service manuals to that may be helpful.

Appliance Outlet

Thanks,
Bill

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: freezer not freezing food and fridge not staying cold enough

Check the compressor with a volt meter, if the compressor is getting proper voltage then check the relay. But this sounds like a problem with the compressor

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

Bat1956
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SOURCE: Kenmore Coldspot side by side fridge/freezer no longer cold.

The black thing is the compressor. It should run warm but not hot. This usually indicates it's time to clean the condenser coils under the refrigerator. Try using a long soft brush and your vacuum cleaner.

Posted on May 09, 2009

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