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Frigidaire gallery frs26zth plugged up won't cool

Got this frig from a friend. Moved it in, cleaned it up and plugged it up. Lights are on, motor not running.

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The Duff Man
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SOURCE: Freezer is cold but the frig side is not???

Hi Gotzd,  If you open the fresh food side (not the freezer), and look to the upper left side you will see a plastic shroud or cover. Behind that cover is a printed circuit board (p.c. board)   and a damper motor. That motor brings cold air from the freezer to the fresh food side. The whole damper assembly may need to be replaced. That also includes the cold controls for both sides of the "fridge".  Home Depot Parts and Accessories has the part available. 800.378.5830. Call, give them your model number, and the description, they will locate the part number for you. This MAY be the solution for you, it was for me. Hope this helps, better yet, Hope you've fixed already.
Steve D.,  Owner Handy Home Repair  

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

Fixe_You
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SOURCE: bad smell

clean it with baking soda hot water and hair dryer

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

woodchuck789
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SOURCE: Frigidare refrigerator FRS26ZTH FREEZER FREEZING UP/FRIG NOT COOL

also check defrost timer,defrost thermostat. In most newer models the timer has been replaced by an electronic control board. If the heater and thermostat are ok it’ll be the control.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

Sea Breeze
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SOURCE: Frigidaire Side By Side Not Cooling

That sounds like the start relay is buzzing. Unplug and lets check the compressor to see how hot and if too hot to hold your hand on the top of compressor we need to leave it unplugged until we find out if the start relay, start capacitor, overload or if the condenser fan stops after running a short while. Sea Breeze

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

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SOURCE: i have a frigidaire gallery series frig side by

Check for two things. Look under the refrigerator and make sure the compressor fan is turning.

Second, check inside the freezer for proper operation of the fan that moves cool air throughout the freezer and refrigerator. If this fan is working, you can probably hear it. It should be behind an access plate in the freezer (near the top). Remove the plate and look at the fan. If it's not turning, you will have to replace the fan motor.

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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SOURCE: 9-10 year old Frigidaire Gallery FRS26ZSH

might be your compressor relay gone bad. if the condenser fan was running and no compressor that could be the case. Also could be a bad compressor. you could try installing a 3in1 start kit. cost about $30. if doesn't start with that then compressor is kaput.

Posted on Jun 27, 2010

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clean it with baking soda hot water and hair dryer

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