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Whirlpool gold fridge not getting cold

I have had the fridge for about 5 years and it will not get cold it is running and blowing but not cold air

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    its blowin air but its not cold?

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too much ice bulid up will stop enough cold air being blown into the fridge.Try turning it off letting all ice melt then turn it back on again and set thermostat at a lower temp.There may be ice you can't see.

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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The only thing i can thing of is the start switch it may be burned out.It is located on the compressor.If your compressors running and there is no cold air in freezer part and fridge you may have a sealed system leak.Open the rear bottom panel while the fan is running and feel the compressor if it is hot and it is running you may need a repair person to come look at it.also forgot to say is if you have frost bult up in rear freezer panel that would indicate it is froze up and will need a manual defrost .After done that the defrost timer may need replaceing it is locatedaround the control and light area.hope i fixya :)

Posted on May 22, 2009

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SOURCE: (1.7 cu) Chefmate Fridge Doesn't Get Cold

The Chefmate 1.7 fridge uses a thermalelectric device (TED) to provide cold air. There are no moving parts there. The problem is usually in the power supply. That is the PCB on the left side behind the back cover. If the fans are running then your thermostat is bad or the TED is cracked. You can buy these ebay or other places on line. To change one you must carefully remove the large heat sink. The TED itself is only about two inches square. If you decide to replace this unit be sure to get a supply of heat sink glue. Otherwise you will end up with a hot (or cold) spot on the TED possitly causing another crack.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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First of all check to see if the compressor is running. If it's not running and you have no leakage of refrigerant. it is probably the start relay at fault, or the thermostat control is faulty. Check with a multimeter on ohms and check between common & start see what ohms it reads then check between common and run. see what that reads. then check between start and run, this should read what the other two read added together. if you have no readings then the compressor may be burnt out.

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