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Frigidaire JSI-26 refrigerator side does not keep cold. Freezer works fine...

Refrigerator does not work. Freezer does.

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They share the same compressor so either the fridge air demand switch is faulty or more likely you have faulty thermistors.

Posted on Jan 06, 2013

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SOURCE: The refrigerator side is warm

is there a heavy frost build up on the back wall of the freezer?? is the fan in the freezer working??

Posted on Feb 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Problems with Frigidaire Refrigerator not cooling

In turning it off you may have only closed the air damper. Set it to 1/2 way.
If ice or frost in the air damper area on refrigerator side you may not be defrosting the freezer coil.

Inspect from bottom looking up with a mirror and flashlight. You should have no Ice buildup frost that is even and white is normal. Feel Check the back wall mid way down to 1/4 way to bottom. Push on the wall slightly. Crunching like frost or snow behind wall is not normal. I suspect non defrosting here.
Next eliminate the inside fan motor. It has to run to push air all over the freezer and refrigerator. If this fan doesn't run the results will be only the area with the refrigeration evaporator coil will cool and it may get too cold and resemble a non defrosting situation where the air is not able to circulate because of frost build up.

Next eliminate the Ice maker and light as a source of heat. Unscrew and unplug them
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Next eliminate the door gaskets from not sealing. A piece of paper set tween the door and frame and pulled across it and you feel resistance all the way and the gaskets are smooth and not warped they are OK

Next inspect the condenser fan and coil by the compressor underneath. A dirty coil here will cause diminished heat removal and possible for a partial cooling of some of the freezer.

Only after inspecting all these items and determining they are OK should you proceed with refrigerant checking. Also a person with out the ability to measure the actual amount of refrigerant being put in should be shown the door. Even with topping off (adding some) refrigerant I use a scale to determine that I do not put in too much. So if you have a friend that does this and no way to tell how much is too much.... well with all due respect your getting what you pay for.

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Posted on Mar 22, 2009

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SOURCE: frigidaire side by side freezer not freezing but

you may have defrost problem check see if you have frost build up in the freezer back wall

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Refrigerator does not work

The plug for the damper door is not connected properly

Posted on May 24, 2009

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SOURCE: refrigerator is NOT getting cold

sounds like the thermostat

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

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