Question about Refrigerators

1 Answer

Consul gas fridge .freezer working fridge not.

Posted by on

  • kingsthings Dec 25, 2008

    Hey there Guru, Consul GAS fridge " NO electrical connection".
    From my own investigation it would seem that the problem is a) faulty or dirty burner jet. (( unlikely as the flame seems good)) b)blockage in coolant pipes.( Would the freezer still work?) or my favourite c) Broken thermostat (not electric.not electric) quoted $389.00 au Think I'll buy a new fridge !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 161 Answers

First, I think it’s important to know that the Ref side has no cooling coils, it’s basically a box and the cold air in the freezer is blown over by a fan through a channel into the Ref side. This channel has a door which regulates how much cold air goes through. You probably have two control knobs in the Ref side, one controls the temp with numbers 1-9, 9 being the coldest. This temp control tells the compressor how long to run. The other control is for that little door and it may have letters A-E, E being the coldest. If you set it on E (coldest) then this will close that little door and keep most the cold air in the freezer.

Now, why is that cold air not getting over to the Ref side?
1. The little door is not open.
check your control setting. You should be able to feel air coming through the channel on the Ref side.

2. The fan in the freezer is not working.
You can hear this fan running when you open the freezer.

3. The coils on the freezer side are clogged with ice which won't let the fan circulate the air over to the Ref side.
This is a failure of the defrost system.

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

  • Ron Buice
    Ron Buice Dec 25, 2008

    Sorry for the misinformation.



    Thanks for pointing that little tid bit of info (GAS). I better read these post a little closer. Even with gas the evaporator coils should have a light coat of frost all over, if not then there is a blockage or it is low on coolant.



×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What size is the glass shelf in a consul 8 cu ft propane fridge


measure the space with a tape measure or order by model number :-)

Aug 18, 2014 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Fridge Freezer not cold


Is there a fan inside the freezer compartment to direct cold air to the fridge? Check it's working. If not fanned, check rear wall of fridge. If not cold, unit may be short of gas.

Apr 20, 2014 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Consul camping fridge not starting


Do you have a model number for it? If it is a cqe22, It is a model i work on all the time. If it has been sitting for a while I recommend blowing out the burner. The flame may look blue but may be smaller than normal causing fewer BTUs resulting in not cooling properly. If it isn't cooling at all in the fridge or freezer the thermostat may be bad. If the freezer is cold but fridge is not check for level. It is very important on that brand of refrigerator. If it is level and freezer works and fridge doesn't, the unit on the back is probably blocked meaning it needs to be taken to a place that can recharge it. If you need more help feel free to call Mt Hope Hardware at 330-674-7474 and ask for the service department. Thanks

Feb 17, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Consul 3-way fridge. hasn't been going for a couple of years. Gas is getting thru and it ignites with a whoosh of flame but doesn't maintain ignition. Can you help?


First verify the fridge works on AC/DC prior to repairing the gas feature. If it is not working on AC/DC it may not be worth repairing. (works on convection and the fluid may have boiled, evaporated or become a solid) The most likely cause of the flame not remaining lit is a faulty or dirty thremo couple. This unit verify' the pilot is lit and maintains fuel to the pilot. In a case where the pilot blows out it stops the flow of gas. If it is dirty or worn out it will not allow the pilot to remain lit. It is likely a steel looking "rod" within the flame path of the pilot light. Try cleaning with a scotch brite pad.

Feb 23, 2011 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Fridge not cold and freezer working like a fridge


Check temp setting. Freezer temp is -14*f to 8*F and Fridge temp is 36*F to 46*F
As per your statement seems to be chock in thew system. Check for whistling sound in freezer. If not check gas pressure by keeping arm in condenser coil. If warm, gas is o.k. but chock is confirmed.
Remove all gas, flush out system. Vacuum and do gas charging. Thanks.

Feb 12, 2011 | Hoover HCA390FFK Bottom Freezer...

1 Answer

Smell of gas and fridge not working


If you are sure about the gas smell, it is due to a gas leak. It needs repairs. Take it to a repair center.

Oct 06, 2010 | Engel Freezer 22 Qt. Fridge/Freezer

1 Answer

Fridge freezer freezer ok fridge warm willnot chill


dear sir/madam

i think there can be possible low gas problem it,s naturally if in your freezer there is low gas then it,s coil get warm. it,s coz of low gas so please contact to your service technician for find out leakage and brazing it and then refill the gas. i hope after that your freezer will work well.

hope answer the question
thank you
please vote!

Aug 30, 2010 | Engel Freezer 22 Qt. Fridge/Freezer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Refrigerators Logo

Related Topics:

1,274 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4640 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

68032 Answers

Gere knutson

Level 3 Expert

842 Answers

Are you a Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...