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Freezer works but bottom of frig wont cool.

This frig is only 4 years old and is a Whirlpool. The Freezer works great but the bottom wont cool.

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Check to make sure nothing is blocking door from closing all the way

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Paid 2 people to look at it and still wont work


check air flow at frezer. also were is freezer/frig dial set to? place it in the middle. also look for freezing up on back wall and bottom of freezer. DO NOT SET FREEZER/ FRIG DIAL ALL THE WAY TO FREEZER!!!. PLACE HAND WERE YOU CAN FEEL AIR FLOW AND TURN DIAL AND YOULL SEE WHAT I MEAN.

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Our whirlpool side by side frig has water in the bottom of the freezer side,..it is only a year old. What is wrong?????????????


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The freezer keeps defrosting.....starts to cool down then back in defrost mode again. Also the bottom of the fridge is not keeping things cold anymore. Could you please help me on what could be...


the defrosting mode could a problem with the defroster timer. as for the bottom one if the top is not cooling the bottom one wont either. the freezer fan is what also keeps the bottom frig cool. the defrost timer should be on the bottom frig close to the ligth.

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My frig is less than a year old. Anything that I put toward the back of the frig freezes. This is the same thing my old one did and why I replaced it. What's wrong?


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Hi Sturkle;
Does this happen say- every 6-8hrs? If so you may find the defrost element has a short, or defrost timer is faulty. Defrost element is located in the freezer compartment, Time located an back of fridge.. Use a qualified person when playing with electrics...Cheers

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Fruits & Veggies are freezing in both lower frig compartments


Good day,
This problem appears in spades this time of year, every year.
The problem becomes more severe when the temperatures in the house cools down and is made even worse if the usage of the machine becomes lighter.

It occurs when the machine is off, not on.
There is an open vent, near the bottom, between the freezer compartment and the fresh food compartment. This opening or vent is necessary when the machine is running, so that the air pumped into the top of the fresh food section, can return to the freezer compartment. This is by design.
Now,
When the machine is off, the zero degree air from the freezer compartment. can drift into the fresh food compartmnet and drop the temps near the bottom to below freezing.
Off time increases substantialy at this time of year.
Some have even recommended turning the controls colder to offset the problem, but I've no proof it works well, or even a little.
SXS and top freezer models experience it more than bottom freezer models.

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Fridge is not cooling but freezer is fine


Yes ! in most french door bottom freezer units there is a fan in the freezer behind the back panel that supplies air to the freezer as well as the frig. When the DC motor on the fan wares out the rpms reduce to the point that the volume of air supplied to both components is reduced to a point that the fan will support the freezer but not the frig. The price of the fan motor alone is around $80.00, if all of the components for the fan are replaced the parts will run about $200.00, if you are not going to do the work yourself it will probably cost in the neighborhood of $300.00 parts and labor.

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If the compressor is running but the unit is not cooling you may have lost the refrigerant.  See if the condenser coils at the back or bottom are hot.  If they are only warm then the refrigerant is low and can be recharged.  Service tech should check for leak in coolant system.

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I would try replacing the defrost timer and cleaning the condenser fins.

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