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Fridge not getting cold enough..

1979 tuomatic ar3, 2 way fridge/freezer.....i am running on gas but it is not cold enough, freezer seems to work but fridge not very cold....can you regas these as i cannot find any gas ports ?

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  • j_w_austen
    j_w_austen Jan 20, 2013

    I have had a look at fridge and it works on absorbtion method, condensor and evap don't have fans...it is gas/240...

  • j_w_austen
    j_w_austen Jan 20, 2013

    it actually just heats the gas through either flame or heating element....

  • j_w_austen
    j_w_austen Jan 20, 2013

    tuomatic ar3..1979 model 2 way fridge...gas/240v

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Depending on the age and the make and model it can be recharged. If you let me know I should be able to tell you or you can call Mt Hope Hardware at 330-674-7474 and ask for the service department. We will be happy to assist you. Thanks

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 If the evaporator fan is not running. The fan itself could be faulty or the door operated light/fan switch could be faulty.

If the evaporator fan is running. The fridge is not defrosting and ice has built up on the evaporator and the air is not circulating properly into the fridge compartment. The fan circulates cold air into the fridge and back through the fridge control which is normally just an adjustable flap which allows more or less cold into the fridge depending on the setting. If the fridge is not defrosting, the defrost timer could be faulty or heater element could be blown.

Posted on Nov 03, 2007

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you have either a Defrost heater / a defrost timer/ or a defrost bi-metal that is bad. if you post your model # i can look it up and show you how to set it into defrost to see if the heaters are ok
Since you replaced the timer already that leaves two things you need to check set it into defrost if you know how and remove the panel in the back wall of the freezer you should see the heater(s) are on if not check pwr 120vac at the heaters if 0 volts the bi-metal is bad

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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the thermostat in the fridge is turning off your compressor before the freezer has completed its job.this is because it doesnt care about the freezer temperature only the temperature where its located in this case the fridge,try completely defrosting the fridge and restarting it

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too much ice bulid up will stop enough cold air being blown into the fridge.Try turning it off letting all ice melt then turn it back on again and set thermostat at a lower temp.There may be ice you can't see.

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remove the fridge from caravan, now turn upside down and leave for as long as possible. what this does is get rid of any air locks in the gas. once left for a month or too turn back and leave for a day to setal and refit to caravan.this should solve your problem, it has been tried and tested on our caravan and worked. (This will not work on a domestic house fridge because they work on a different system)

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