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Jenn air js42ppfxda freezer gets to 38 degress but won't cool down any lower? help

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Buffalo12980
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SOURCE: Jenn-Air JCD2389GEB side by side

the clicking noise is the motor overload. have a service tech check for a freon leak.

Posted on Sep 24, 2007

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we had same problem with brand new refrig.

Serviceman just left - he replaced part  with label

"ADAPTIVE DEFROST ENCL.

61005988. I hope this works.

Posted on Oct 17, 2007

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SOURCE: Warm Fridge Section, Cool freezer section

Problem seems to be solved. I unplugged it for a short time and plugged it back in. I'm guessing it needed to be re-set.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

woodchuck789
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SOURCE: Jenn Air JCD2389GTB side-by-side refrigerator freezing & cooling

Cut everything off for a few minutes then turn it back on and listen for a click from the compressor relay as the compressor tries to start.
Is the compressor motor running.If no check starter/overload relay. Check to see if the condenser fan at the back underneath near the compressor is running. If no check fan.

Are the condenser coils near there warm or room temp. should be warm

Is the evaporator fan in the freezer running. It blows cold air into the fridge side through a damper in the wall between the freezer and fridge. Make sure the damper is open.

Below the evaporator fan is the evaporator coils. Remove the back cover in the freezer to observe the frost pattern. Light frost everywhere(NORMAL) or a partial pattern of ice(LOW ON FREON) or nothing(LOW FREON OR COMPRESSOR PROBLEM).

Posted on Jul 13, 2010

heatman101
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SOURCE: Jenn-Air JCB2389GRS Fridge not cooling properly

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Posted on Sep 29, 2010

caroldon
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Possible that the vent is getting blocked to prevent the cool air to be blown into the fridge section. So make sure that the auto defrost is working, if not check the auto defrost timer section, the fan, the heaters.
make sure that the thermostat is set to normal.
Finally shut off the fridge for 6-8 hours and see if the cooling resumes. If so the defrost section must be revisited

Posted on Oct 30, 2010

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