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Fridge/Freezer will not cool

4 year old Whirlpool mod # ED5VHGXMB10 stopped cooling and freezing. Is this what we should expect from todays appliances? I looked at compressor thinking I might be able to recharge the R134 cooled compressor but found no ports to do so. I can rebuild an automobile so I don't want a staionary appliance to beat me. Please help.

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  • alaricjean Jan 19, 2009

    The bottom refrigerator will not cool at all. I also noticed a lot of ice formation around the top freezer. Could it be that the hole where the cool air is being fed through is clogged with ice?

    Especially along the vent that seem to provide the cold air for the top.

    Additionally the ice maker will not dispense ice either. My model is the
    ET8GTMXKQOO.


  • Mike Price
    Mike Price May 11, 2010

    Is the compressor running? is there a occasional clicking noise?

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Check your warranty, you should have a five year warranty on sealed system.

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  • jwalsh0206 Mar 13, 2009

    The sealed system should have a five year warranty, Check owners manual and call for service.

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