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Refrigerator and freezer isn t getting cold

Refrigerator and freezer isn t getting cold

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  • jimcrow47 Oct 26, 2008

    ERE

  • jimcrow47 Oct 26, 2008

    i don t understand what u mean about the compressor but the fan is working top and bottom

  • jimcrow47 Oct 26, 2008

    the big black thing in the back u r talking about is it call a embraco that might just be the brand well its hot but its not vibrating or humming .i can hear the refrigator on

  • francis rivero May 11, 2010

    is the compressor running? are the fans running? top and bottom?



    tnx 4 asking,



    drcool

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    Frezzer and frig isn't getting cold sounds like its running but wont get cold

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ERE ???

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

  • francis rivero Oct 26, 2008

    ok..take a look at the bottom back. there is this big black thing that hums, see if it vibrates, and very hot ( be careful).. if it does not hum, it is not running. turn it off , let it cool. and plug it again after 12 hours. then check if it is running now.



    tnx 4 using fixya,



    drcool

  • francis rivero Oct 26, 2008

    ok..so that could be your problem..it is over heated and stop working for a while. un plug it for about 4 hours, just to coll it down a bit. then re plug it and check if it would run. check also the fan near the compressor if it is running, it should run if the compressor is running. check also your setting of thermostat. see if it is low enough to trigger the compressor on.



    tnx again,



    drcool

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If your refrigerator cooling doesn't seem to be working well, and you have no idea what to look for in troubleshooting your problem, there are some things you can do to try to figure out your problem without paying a serviceman to come into your home.
Freezing

Most new refrigerators come with automatic defrosters. Although this is a standard feature the drain hole in the defrosting assembly can get clogged with debris, lime, or even ice. If this happens the defrost will not work and there will be a build-up of ice in your freezer that begins to block the freon from flowing properly and causing heat to react improperly and cause your refrigerator to stop cooling.
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Freon systems in a refrigerator are closed systems but on occasion you may need a recharge. Refrigerators use R-134a freon, just like in an automobile. The old R-12 freon is no longer available, so if you have an older model of refrigerator you will not be able to obtain the freon, and it will be recommended that you replace that refrigerator.
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The seals that are on the door of the refrigerator and freezer can dry rot with time. When you begin to see the seals cracking or warping, if your refrigerator opens more easily than before, or if you see the the door does not close fully without pushing on the door then the gaskets around the doors will need to be replaced. They are held in place by clips and the replacement is an easy fix.
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Let's face it, many people find ice in their freezer or the back of their refrigerator and will try some self-help without knowledge. They will grab a knife or fork and start chipping away at the ice. This is extremely dangerous. There is a great risk of puncturing a hole in the freon lines by stabbing at the ice. Since freon has the purpose of cooling most ice collects the thickest on the inside of the walls with the freon lines right behind the plastics. A better method of removing the ice is to empty your refrigerator, turn it off and leave the door open. If you want to speed up the process you can turn on a blow dryer and aim it at the edges of the ice. If you aim at the edges you will warm up the ice and create warm water which will flow down and help to separate the ice panel from the wall.
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If a refrigerator is not even on the floor it may not close properly. Rock your refrigerator and see if it seems to topple from one foot to another. The feet on a refrigerator can be adjusted by screwing in or out and leveling each foot individually until they are all even.
Non-Problem Warming

If your home is hot your refrigerator will work harder. If you put a lot of food in your refrigerator and freezer, your coolant will have to work harder, and it will seem to take longer to cool. It is just that there is a lot of food that is trying to freeze or maintain cool temperatures.


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