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Fridge stopped cooling

The fridge has stopped cooling - power is getting to it and the freezer part is still working. Any ideas? Thanks

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  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2008

    freezer works fine, it's running no problem there. The frig part is too warm ,milk was lukewarm. I made ure the little meat,veggie keepers were at half slide. Don't know what to do. please contat me if you have any ideas. I can't afford to do much about it just now



    You can e-mail me at joysyoder@aim.com

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2008

    Bottom freezer is working good but top refrigerator is not cooling properly. the fan turns on I can here it but it's just not getting cold enough.

  • yusafm May 20, 2008

    I have the same problem, freezer works, refrigerator part does not cool. I unscrew the back wall of the freezer and clean up the ice covered heater and surrounding area which corrects the problem. But I have to do it again and again. The problem is with the defrost system. Please advise what part to change. Thanks.


    My product is: Whirpool ER8GHKXMS Freezer top Refrigerator



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We had the same problem today and it was because I had not closed the freezer completely a week ago and the evaporator coil in freezer was completely iced up. A blow dryer defrosted the coil quickly. It is best to empty the freezer first and shut fridge off. You need to defrost the coil enough so air will flow through the coil. To cool the fridge cold air is drawn from this coil by an evaporator fan located above this coil behind the removable cover at rear of freezer. IF you remove this cover and this fan is turning check for ice on coil. That is probably the problem. Evap. fan is about $100 - ouch. The other thing you can check is the fridge damper control at top rear of fridge. This failed on us 13 months after we bought fridge so no warrenty. Part was $44 plus service of $100. Now I fix this fridge myself. If you remove damper cover you can cycle thermostat and see it open and close. If it is not opening replace it. You can probably find the part cheaper that $44 at an apliance parts store.

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Your freezer is probably iced up, blocking airflow to the fridge part. Unplug it for 2 days and let it stand open to defrost or take the evaporater cove off and defrost it with warm water or a hair dryer. Just dont melt any plastic walls/parts. This could be because a door was left ajar, or because your defrost sytem failed if it happens again. Good Luck!

Posted on Oct 10, 2006

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If it's a Subzero and the service light keeps coming back on and temps are rising in the refer section, then you most likely have an evaporator leak. Check to see if you see either a moist spot or ice on the back wall on the left side of the back wall of the refer. If you do, it's definetly a leak. Call a authorized Servicer.

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I don't believe this applies to subzero fridges, as they have a separate condenser for the freezer and the fridge.

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Our samsung side-by-side has a exibittion mode that can be accidently activated if the power freeze and freezer temp buttons are press at the same time, which considering their proximity is easy to do. This mode deactivates the refrigerator, but leaves the freezer functioning. To take it out of this mode and into full operation you need to press the same two buttons again and hold them for 8 seconds or until you hear a chime. I think this was very poor planning by the engineers and the information ofn the fix is not easy to locate. I hope this saves someone else the grief I went through.

Posted on Aug 17, 2007

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SOURCE: Hotpoint Mistral Frost Free Fridge freezer - fridge not getting cold

We have just had to call out an engineer to get our 1 1/2 year old Hotpoint Graphite Frost Free Fridge Freezer repaired. The fridge had almost entitely stopped cooling even when on high. I was amazed at how easily the problem was sorted. The engineer removed all the basktes from the freezer to access the screws on the inside backpanel of the freezer. Once this panel was removed it was clear that the so called Frost Free doesn't really mean what it says. The ice need to be melted with a bit of simple care. It is obvious that with a bit of care it is easliy a diy job BUT PLEASE BE CAREFUL AND READ THE NEXT PART BEFORE YOU BEGIN TO REMOVE THE ICE> The ice forms around variouys pipes etc and he usecd a screwdriver to help release the ice quicker than waiting for it to defrost and he also used a simple hairdryer to help speed up the process. He had a ntowel and a basin to take care of the water. Next time I would have no problem doing this myself but I would need to leave it a little while to defrost and NOT USE A SCREWDRIVER as I am sure somehow I would puncture a pipe or the wall of the freezer itself and I am quite used to doing the odd bit of DIY. On a difficulkty scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being difficult I would rate the job as about a 3. Hope this helps anyone who reads this about £70.

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SOURCE: fan not working on fridge section of Hotpoint Fridge Freezer Model FFA90

Fan not working, fridge not cooling anymore, freezer seems ok
Hotpoint Fridge Freezer RFA52 BUT I DONT KNOW WHERE IS THE FAN CAN SOMEONE HELP ME TO TELL ME WHERE IS THE FAN IN MY FRIDGE SO I CAN DEFROSE IT.
PLESAE EMAIL ME ON: RAFIK02UK@YAHOO.CO.UK
MANY THANKS

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