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Fridge whirlpool 6wmv47 not freezing ice cream

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

ginko
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SOURCE: We bought a whirlpool gold

If fridge is not cooling enough see the reccomandation below from Repairclinic:

Cooling is poor For an overall understanding of how refrigerators should work, read about refrigerators in the How Things Work section of our website. A refrigerator or freezer that is cooling, but cooling poorly, may have a problem in one of several areas:

Evaporator coils
Condenser
Poor cooling is often the result of a heavy frost build-up on the evaporator coils or a condenser that is clogged with dust, lint, and dirt.

Evaporator coils Poor cooling is often the result of a heavy frost build-up on the evaporator coils. You can't see these coils without removing a panel on the inside of your freezer. A sure sign that there is a build-up is the presence of any frost or ice build-up on the inside walls, floor, or ceiling of the freezer. Such a frost build-up usually indicates a problem in the self-defrosting system or damaged door gaskets.

The refrigerator is supposed to self-defrost approximately four times in every 24 hour period. If one of the components in the self-defrosting system fails, the refrigerator continues to try to cool. Eventually, though, so much frost builds up on the evaporator coils that the circulating fan can't draw air over the coils. There may still be a small amount of cooling because the coils are icy, but with no air flow over the coils, cooling in the refrigerator compartment is quite limited.

Here's an inexpensive, though inconvenient, way to determine if the problem is with the self-defrosting system. Remove all of the perishable food from the refrigerator and freezer, turn the thermostat in the refrigerator to Off, and leave the doors open for 24 to 48 hours. (Be sure to have several towels ready in case the melting frost and ice causes the drip pan to overflow). This allows the refrigerator to defrost "manually." When the frost and ice build-up has completely melted away, turn the thermostat back to a normal setting. If the refrigerator then cools properly, it indicates a problem with one of three components in the self-defrosting system:

  • The defrost timer


  • The defrost thermostat (also called the bi-metal switch)


  • The defrost heater


If it still does not cool properly, there may be a problem with the refrigerant level or the compressor. You may need to consult with a qualified appliance repair technician to further diagnose the problem

Condenser Self-defrosting refrigerators all have a set of coils and a cooling fan, usually under the refrigerator, that need to be cleaned regularly. If these coils get coated with dust, dirt or lint, the refrigerator may not cool properly. The coils may appear to be a thin, black, wide radiator-like device behind the lower kick-panel. To clean them, disconnect the refrigerator from the power source, use a refrigerator condenser brush (see the Appliance Accessories section) and your vacuum cleaner to clean the coils of any lint, pet hair, etc. You may not be able to get to all of the condenser from the front, it may be necessary to clean the remainder of the condenser from the rear of the refrigerator.

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a Whirlpool fridge/freezer

the return duct could have been blocked with ice already. try to defrost it manually by unplugging it in 24 hours and make sure the vent is cleared of ice then replug it and test it again.

need to transfer all the goodies in another fridge.

tnx 4 using fixya,

drcool

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

vanni7
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SOURCE: water dripping from top of fridge then freezing under crisper's

HII Your drain line is plugged remove evaporator cover and get a hair dryer and remove all the ice built up on the drain line its a hole just below the evaporator..show here the hole is on the left side.Good
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Posted on Jan 05, 2009

Sea Breeze
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SOURCE: has just one termostat on bottom, freezer won't keep ice cream frozen, although it does keep meat and ice froze

OK send me the model number as found in photo below. You may have a circulation problem that I will be able to look over closer when I have model number. Sea Breeze
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Posted on May 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Have a whirlpool top-mount fridge model # ET1FTTX00 the fridge

no frost in freezer temp is about 28 degrees in freezer

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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