Question about Whirlpool Gold White-on-White 21.9 cu. ft. Conquest Side-By-Side Refrigerator with Ice and Water GD2SHAXLQ Side by Side Refrigerator
Hi. My 'fridge isn't cold. Everything seems to match the description
for an issue with the relay compressor. It seems to be working,
light's on, fan's on, sounds like it's getting cold, motor runs, then
clicks, turns off, repeat every three or four minutes, inside is
warm. I took the cover off and vacuumed out the vent really well,
then flipped the breaker leaving it off for a couple of minutes before
restarting. Nothing. I turned the temperature dials up down and all
around. Nothing. How do I find this magic box to try triggering
the switch? Not even Whirlpool's site has the manual
available. Best of all, it's sunday, the food's warm (just went
shopping of course!) and there is not a repair tech in town available
'til tomorrow? Please help! Just in case, the model numbers
GD2NHGXLQ00 made 08/02. Thanks!
p.s. should i just turn it off it the meantime, the fan just seems to be making it warmer?
Watch out!!! I have a Whirlpool Gold 9/2002 that caught fire. I came home and smelt a wire fire and saw smoke. I imediatley called the Fire dept and they search the entire place and couldn't find anything. Unitl one of the younger firemen said it smelt like it was coming fromt he refrigerator. I opened the bottom panel on the back of the refrigerator and The white relay switch was chard black. I have seen many other complaints on the internet for this same problem with the Gold Whirlpools. Take this issue very seriously because I got home in time.
Sounds like the relay switch. Light works, fan works, but is not cold. Also if you smell a burnt metal very strong smell. Relay switch must have burnt.
Posted on Oct 28, 2008
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