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Fridge warm, light on, control lights not on

My refrigerator is warm, but the general light (the light when you open the door) comes on. The control lights at the top are out, and that section does not work. The freezer seems to be working, but it could just be that it just happened overnight and it hasn't thawed yet. The fridge is from 2005.

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What is the complete model number of the unit?

Posted on Dec 03, 2012

  • Tony Robbins Dec 03, 2012

    Weird, I thought I typed that in some where, sorry about that! It's a GE profile / pds22sfsalss

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SOURCE: cold freezer warm fridge.

That sound was the evaporator fan motor in the freezer. This circulates the cold air from the freezer into the fresh food section. If this is not running you need to check for power to it. If the fan has power to it but not running, replace it. It should be located behind freezers back wall inside of freezer near top.

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SOURCE: freezer works but fridge remains warm.

The same fan that circulates air in the freezer also blows air in to the fridge. If you open the freezer door and hold the door switch closed you should hear the fan running. If not you have a failed motor or motor control. Look at the back wall of the freezer section and see if there is a heavy frost build up. If so. you have a defrost system problem. Please post back with what you find and with the complete model number and I will try to walk you through the steps of checking everything.
Thanks/Mike

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SOURCE: Kenmore cold spot refrigerator freezer

I would look to the condenser where the heat is removed from the refrigeration system for your problem. Check and make sure the condenser fan operates, check the compressor for operation. If the condenser is plugged with dust it will cause the compressor to cycle on its thermal overload protector. Normally in back there is a removable panel to access the condenser and compressor area. make sure you reinstall the cover after you are done. It is critical to proper operation and cooling of the system.

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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.

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SOURCE: Servis Fridge Freezer not working

fridge appears to be working, but freezers section intermittingly keeps going off

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