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Fridge side warm but the freezer side cold

My evaporator and heat exchange assy unit keep freezing up and blocks the air circulation on the fridge side. Unpluging the unit and letting it defrost helps but the evap. and heat exchange assy. freezes up again after a week. Thank for your help

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  • hi-lo Nov 02, 2008

    That will be great!!

  • hi-lo Nov 07, 2008

    The freezer fan is working, their is frost on the back wall. I removed the panel that covers the heat exchange assy unit and it's freezing up again. I looked at the heating rod and I didn't see any burn spots. Could you tell me where I can locate the defrost timer? I can borrow an ohms meter. Thanks again for your help

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It sound like your defrost heater or defrost sensor in the freezer is not working,do you know if it is going into defrost every 8 hours?if you have an ohms meter you can check there parts no problem ,let me know if you want to tackle this and i will help-mike

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  • MIKE major Nov 03, 2008

    check freezer fan ,is it working? is there frost on the back wall of the freezer?,can you remove the back wall so you can get a look at the heater and defrost sensor?look at the heater to see if you see any burn out spots,can you find the defrost timer inside the frig. or on the back side of the frig.?do you have a meter?let me know what you find

  • MIKE major Nov 07, 2008

    i think you have a sxs frig. so look for the timer behind the front grill or inside the frig. behind the temp. controls or somewhere on the back,also checl the heat with the meter and the on ,off sensor clipped on the evap. coils,if heater ans sensor read good the defrost timer is bad-mike

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Warm frig freezer working fine help!

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Make sure drain hose is not clogged up. Check evaporator fan, (small fan in freezer compartment). it should come on after door is open a couple of minutes. Feel air vents in fridge side for a stream of cold air, if none or too weak, remove back cover (where fan is) and check for frozen evaporator coil. If evaporator is frozen, air can't circulate thru unit, keeping fridge side from cooling and freezer side below freezing point.

If this is the case, unplugg unit from power outlet, and use a heat gun or hair dryer to melt ice, make sure all vents are clear.

Once the evaporator coil is free of ice, dry freezer, replace back cover and plug unit back on. Check temp. settings, should be about 1/3 of the dial range. If necessary, make additional adjustments every 24 hrs.

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