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Conquest refrigerator/freezer not working

I woke up to water all over my kitchen floor. Noticed water running down the freezer door.Opened the door to find that the ice was melting and everything in it was defrosting. Opened the refrigerator to find that it was not cold. Lights and fan is working. I can hear a clicking noise like something wants to turn on, but after a few seconds, it clicks off again. My husband says that it probably needs free-on. We purchased this back in 2002 and it is no longer under warrantee. My last refrigerator lasted at least 20 years before anything going wrong with it.

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FREON would be a WORST CASE scenario...

Not actually likely mfgomes... Hello,

If it were FREON the refrigerator would be trying to run...
just not getting anywhere...

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Purchased in 2002? Dump it. Not worth repairing.

Posted on Apr 30, 2017

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SOURCE: Amana French Door Refrigerator "on" but no cooling; freezer still works

There are 2 possible problems. One is the defrost cycle is not working properly this is usually indicated by a large amount of frost on the back freezer panel. If so, the circuit will have to be repaired and the evaperator thawed to remove the ice build up. The other is the fresh food damper is not working properly this is behind the "lump" in the back of the fridge compartment above the top shelf, remove the louver panel to see if it is open or closed. closed will be warm open should be cold. The water dispenser reservoir is probably frozen due to poor air circulation.

Posted on Mar 11, 2007

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SOURCE: Amana AFD2535DEW freezer/refrigerator with intermittent tempurature swings

I had the same issue. It was the relay overload which essentially provides the extra boost to get the compressor going. The switch tries for about 10 seconds before giving up and then retries 3 - 4 minutes later. In the early stages of failure, eventually it will work and the compressor will kick on. But eventually the switch will fail and will just cycle through the 10 second attempt every 3 to 4 minutes. The part is about $35 - part number 67005560.

Posted on Jul 10, 2008

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SOURCE: freezer floor has ice and spills out on defrost cycle

HI thanks for your question. yes that drainage hole must be cleared. unplug fridge for at least 24 hrs, pull fridge from the wall. remove back plate. clean all coils. locate the drain tube by the drain tray. put a small hose up the drain tube and blow to clear the debris. thanks the appliance doc. please rate my answer. thanks

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SOURCE: Kitchen flooded from whole freezer thawing out overnight..

hi, this is a control panel board failure. this will unfortunately have to be repaired by the whirlpool tech. the main sign for control panel failure is the uneven temperature that you are experiencing in the refrigerator.the control panel has lost its ability to maintain proper temperature. i would take a look at the thermostat as well. it may need to be replacing.

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SOURCE: Our freezer is not cold, food is defrosting, ice

Look at the back of the freezer wall from inside the freezer. Is there frost on it? If there is, you need to replace one of the components of the defrost system. If there is no frost then you need to have a repair made to the sealed system, it is either out of gas or the compressor is running inefficiently

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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You said, you have a FFU20FC6AW2 freezer that I have noticed is running continuously. Explains my $400 electric bill.


How old is the freezer?

The thermostat may be faulty.
But check out this list first.

If the black tubes running back and forth that carry the freon is under the freezer and behind the plastic grill down near the floor you may want to remove the grill cover and gently run a refrigerator brush across the coils. Ive seen them never cleaned and full of lint and dust 2 inches thick.
This is not good for the freezer or any refrigerator too!
They need to be clean so air can run across them or they over heat and get hot.
Room or outside weather is hot. It is normal for the freezer to work harder under these
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Reasons why Freezer may run too much or too long.

1.Freezer had recently been disconnected for a period of time. Freezer requires 4 hours to cool
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Floor is uneven or weak. Freezer rocks on the floor when it is moved slightly. Level the floor by using metal or wood shims under the freezer or brace floor supporting the freezer.

5.Temperature control is set too cold. Turn the control knob to a warmer setting. Allow several
hours for the temperature to stabilize.
6.Freezer gasket is dirty, worn, cracked, or poorly fitted. Clean or change gasket. Leaks in the
door seal will cause freezer to run longer in order to maintain desired temperature.


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