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How can I tell if my fridge isn't working?

Is there a simple way of checking if a fridge is or isn't working?

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  • stevesweeney Jan 12, 2009

    Thanks very much, rp :)

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Unplug the Ref for 15-20 min. take off the cover so you can see the compressor, then plug it back in and listen for the compressor to start. You should be behind the Ref so you can tell the difference between the fan running or the compressor.

The compressor should start and keep running.

The fan cooling the compressor should be running.

The fan in the freezer should be running.

You should feel cold air coming into the Fridge side from the freezer side.

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