Question about Whirlpool GB2SHKRLS Stainless Steel Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
The coil is freezing up and the cold air is not getting to the refrigerator. I know I need a door gasket for the freezer. The defrost heater is working and the t-stat is working. So what cad make the coil freeze up and what should the temp be in the freezer?
The freezer door not closing properly would caused the freezer to freeze up
Posted on Feb 21, 2018
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Coil is freezing on freezer
Yes, the seal will let outside air into the unit causing the coil to ice up. When it ices up the air cannot blow through the fins in the coil, thus no cold air goes to the refrigerator section.
Posted on Dec 20, 2008
There is an internal door between the fridge and freezer section that allows the freezer air to enter the fridge side to keep the fridge cold. Sounds like the internal door is stuck open. Steve
Posted on Dec 21, 2008
also check defrost timer,defrost thermostat. In
most newer models the timer has been replaced by an electronic control board.
If the heater and thermostat are ok it’ll be the control.
Posted on Jul 01, 2009
Your drain tube may
be stopped up with ice at the upper end because it drains too slow because it's
stopped up at the lower end in the evaporator pan under the unit at the floor.
It can get dust and mold in it. Once you get the ice out at the top a little
pressure with a turkey baster will
usually clear it out. Flushing it out with hot water and clorox may help. Make
sure it drains quick enough to prevent refreezing. . The drain should be
located below the evaporator coils on the lower back of the freezer.
Take a bare copper wire and wrap it around a fin near the heater and put the other end a few inches down the drain. The heat convection may prevent it from freezing.
Posted on Jul 02, 2009
It is possible you have a defective fan motor in the condenser area or evaporator area. Sometimes when they become defective they will run for a while and just warm up and stop while the compressor continues to run. I learned that one on four costly returns to the home. The cost was to me not the customer. Thanks, Sea Breeze
Posted on Aug 05, 2009
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