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Fridge warm and frezzer icing up

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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IS THE BACK OF THE FREEZER CLEAR ICE OR WHITE FROST?
IF IT IS WHITE FROST, THERE IS A FAILURE OF THE DEFROST CYCLE. THREE COMPONENTS NEED TO BE CHECKED. THERE IS A DEFROST TIMER, HEATER AND BI-METAL. THE HEATER AND BI-METAL ARE LOCATED BEHIND THE BACK WALL OF THE FREEZER WHERE THE FROST IS BUILDING UP. IF IT IS A WHIRLPOOL, THE TIMER IS LOCATED IN THE FRESH FOOD COMPARTMENT WITH THE COLD CONTROL. LOOK FOR A HOLE THE SIZE OF A DIME IN THE CONTROL HOUSING. THERE IS A SMALL DIAL IN THERE THAT CAN BE ADVANCED WITH A SCREWDRIVER.
ADVANCE IT UNTIL YOU HEAR A STRONG CLICK AND THE
REFRIGERATOR SHUTS OFF. THAT WILL BE IN THE DEFROST CYCLE. WAIT ABOUT TEN MINUTES AND LISTEN FOR SIZZLING IN THE FREEZER COMPARTMENT. ALSO LOOK FOR A RED/ORANGE GLOW IN THE FREEZER. IF THAT HAPPENS, THE HEATER AND BI-METAL ARE O.K.
REPLACE THE TIMER. IF NOT, TAKE THE BACK PANEL OFF THE FREEZER AND CHECK THE HEATER AND BI-METAL WITH A VOLT-OHM METER. REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE PART.
ON G.E. REFRIGERATORS, SOME HAVE THE TIMER LOCATED BEHIND THE TOE PLATE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE REFRIGERATOR. ON OTHER REFRIGERATORS, IT IS LOCATED INSIDE THE COMPRESSOR COMPARTMENT TUCKED BACK IN A CORNER.

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

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SOURCE: FRIDGE STAYING AROUND 25 DEGREES

you have a gas leak , a refrigeration mechanic is required.

Posted on May 10, 2009

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SOURCE: frigerator doesn't get cold but frezzer works

Check to see if interior fan motor is running and blades are forcing cold air down to the lower section. New fan motors can be ordered from repairclinic.com or local parts house. Also look for blocked air ducts at back of cabinet.

Posted on Jun 09, 2009

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SOURCE: my fridge is warm, the frezzer is cold but not

Hi, Look inside the freezer and see if there is frost building up on the rear panel inside. If there is frost, Remove the rear panle and check the defrost heater and bi-metal switch (must be tested while cold) for continuity, If either of these switches show an open circuit, replace it.
If these parts test ok, replace the defrost timer.
Other things to look for, make sure fans and compressor are running.
Please let me know if this helps or if I can assist you further.

Vic

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

beamerguy740
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SOURCE: Frezzer is working but the fridge is warm

This usually means the evaporator fan has quit. Located in the freezer it circulates cold air into the frige side.

Posted on Nov 06, 2009

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