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Westinghouse Aurora 500 Lt model BJ504CM the freezer is not running cold enough to stop meat going off I have to run it very high also the fridge has to be run very high to keep food OK.

This is a fridge freezer with the freezer on the bottom. Can you tell me what the problem is? This fridge/freezer is at least 10 years old or more. Should I just go and buy another fridge/freezer

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Check the compressor with a volt meter, if the compressor is getting proper voltage then check the relay. But this sounds like a problem with the compressor

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SOURCE: Fan runs constantly and does not keep temp cool enough

forst on the back wall means you have a defrost problem or a air leak aroudh the door gasket-mike

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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SOURCE: uneven cooling in fridge and annooying alarm every 10 hours!

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if the compressor is running your ref. should be getting cold. Their is a defrost timer but when it is in defrost the compressor shuts off. I think you do have a leak.

thanks,

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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The refrigerator gets its cold air from the freezer section through ducts and damper control. Check for blockage.

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

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SOURCE: amana bottom freezer problem

It sounds like the condenser coil might be freezing up. This happened to me on my bottom freezer. The cooling part of your fridge is only in the back of the freezer compartment. The cold air from the freezer blows up through a vent in the back to the fridge and comes out at the top. If the coils do not defrost (which is what happened with mine) the air flow is blocked by the ice and can't get to the fridge compartment. Your freezer will still be cold but your fridge won't. If you pull the plug on it and time things right you can defrost the coils but this will only postpone the problem. Both will work for awhile again until the coils ice up again. You can also pull out the freezer drawere and try to defrost the coil with a blow dryer. You have to disconnect the icemaker and pull out the back panel behind the freezer to get to it though.

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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