Question about Frigidaire Refrigerators
It is possible that the freezer will appear to be working normally while behind the rear wall of your freezer the evaporator coil has not been defrosting. Click Here=> Evaporator Coil Not Defrosting and in some cases the
When this happens the first thing you or most people see is fresh food temperatures begin to warm. This is caused by lack of air circulation. The key part that has failed is called a Adaptive Defrost Control and will be found inside your fresh food compartment and listed as item location 23 Click here=> FRS6HR4HW6 Controls
242011001 Defrost Control Board
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and in some cases the241600905 Damper Control Assembly or item location 115 in the FRS6HR4HW6 Controls
Posted on Feb 22, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
That's a typical sign of the defrost cycle not working and ice is building up on the coils. That prevents proper air flow of cold air around the compartments. As ice builds up you get less air flow and things warm up soooo you turn up the cold which causes more ice to build up and even less air flow soooo you turn up the cold. See where I'm going with this? You'll have to check your defrost timer, defrost t-stat and even the heat element. Look in your owners manual or online for diagrams of where the parts are located on your older unit, then go from there.
Posted on Dec 30, 2006
SOURCE: Whirlpool fridge to cold
Both the thermostat and Adaptive defrost control are inside the fresh food compartment on top..
also check you damper it it is closing
let me know
Posted on Apr 05, 2008
You have an issue with the defrost system, either the timer, thermostat or heating element. Probably the defrost timer refer to the manual to find it. If you don't have the manual check the makers web site for a parts breakdown. You should be able to put it into defrost manually by turning the knob and see if that helps. You may need to do this sevral times as it only stays in defrost for a little over twnety minutes and run cycle for 6,8 or ten hours. If the ice build up is heavy then twenty minutes may not do the trick thus the need for repated defrost cycles. If it does the trick replace the timer. If not check the thermostat and heater element.
Posted on May 23, 2009
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