Question about Magic Chef CTB1722 Top Freezer Refrigerator

Open Question

Frigidaire Refrigerator FRT21S6JW3

Freezer not freezing thoroughly. Cold but not enough. Some ice on vents on right side in back of freezer compartment. Refrigerator compartment cool.

Posted by on

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

mikedurland
  • 481 Answers

SOURCE: Our Magic Chef fridge model

yes the freezer door not closing properly will effect the refrigerator. also check in the freezer back wall and bottom for any frost buildup. If so, it is not defrosting as it should.

  • possible causes:
  1. bad defrost timer
  2. bad defrost heater (in freezer)
  3. bad thermo switch in freezer
If you don’t know what these are then unplug the machine and let the ice melt in the freezer overnight with the door open. Then try it the next day, if is cooling fine then you need to have a service person replace one of the above items. 

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

  • 2920 Answers

SOURCE: Magic Chef refrigerator stop cooling

check the fan relay and the compressor to make sure it is still working...if not there is a capasiter you can replace to get it to work again

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Refrigerator and freezer not getting cold enough

I had this problem last year. I unplugged the the refrigerator and plugged it in an hour later it worked for a little while then quit over night. I finally called a sears repair they came 2 weeks later it was the motherboard, could have fixed it myself, what a hassle. Thankfully I have a fridge in the basement. Still this is a do it yourself.

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

turbo5280
  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Kenmore refrigerator freezer not freezing

The problem is in the defrost system.. You have a defrost heater in your freezer that comes on 3 times a day & melts the frost to keep your freezer frost free. That frost turns to water & runs down a drain & eventually goes to a drain pan located under the unit. On these models the hole for the drain is located directly under the evaparator fan. The drain hole is to far from the heater so the water settles & then freezes around the fan blades causing it to stop spinning. Its that fans job to circulate cold air from the freezer to the fridge, so now all the cold air is staying in your freezer. Last I knew they were workin on a solution to this but you need to contact the manufacturer. A temporary fix would be to unplug & then defrost the freezer by taking out the freezer panel & melting all the ice. Boiling water is effective. When you get the ice gone from around the fan you should be able to see the drain hole & be sure water runs freely down the hole. Put it back together then adjust the front legs of the fridge so the whole unit slopes back slightly causing the water to run back to that drain hole without settling.

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

  • 121 Answers

SOURCE: freezer cooling but bottom refrigerator not cooling

Make sure the cooling fins are free of dust and debris. If not try to recharge the freon supply. If that don't work the compressor might be going bad. Which in most cases it's easier to replace the unit after parts and labor you could be looking at some serious money......Hope that was helpful....... : )

Posted on May 05, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Freezer side not cold enough, similar temperature as Refrigerator side


It could be many things. My first guess would be the defrost. The coil that gets cold in your freezer builds ice on it and the only way to get the ice off is to run a heater near the coil long enough for the ice to melt. All freezers have something built in to defrost and domestic are typically just an electric heater on a timer. When your freezer stops working again, you may want to pull open the panel of your freezer and see if your coil (a heat exchanger that probably looks a lot like your car radiator) is covered in ice. If it is, it could be the timer or the actual heater that is bad.

Nov 12, 2013 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Ge refrigerator is not cold enough and ice is not working


What is the model number?
The ice maker will only run if the freezer is at the correct temperature.
Do you see any ice buildup on the back wall of the freezer or behind it?

Nov 27, 2012 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Why are only drawers in fridge cold & not making ice?


Contact a professional. Sounds like either your damper door is not operating correctly and not letting enough cool air from the freezer enter, or there is an air leak that is making ice form .

Aug 12, 2012 | Frigidaire FRS3R5EMB Side by Side...

1 Answer

KITCHEN AID SIDE BY SIDE KSRP25FSMS01 We first niticed the freezer and fridge not being cold enough, then it stopped making ice. The freezer would not freeze things but still felt cold. I cleaned the...


Hi,

Many times a freezer and/or refrigeratordo not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many otherthings that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out thelast two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to starttrouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then callinga repair person to do a simple thing for you...

Refrigerator Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair

Refrigerator Troubleshooting Refrigerator Compressor

Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay


heatman101

Sep 18, 2010 | KitchenAid Refrigerators

1 Answer

Freezer is cold but not freezing, refrigerator is not cold


your defroster heating element behind the frosted panel is either open(bad) or the defrost heater control in the refrigerator compartment is defective

Jul 13, 2010 | Frigidaire 26.0 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side...

1 Answer

Freezer dosen't make ice freezer doesn't get cold enough to fre


Hi,

As the weather is getting warmer for many people their freezer2_bing.gif and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4024657-refrigerator_condenser_coil_cleaning


http://www.fixya.com/support/r3885294-refrigerator_troubleshooting

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4023749-refrigerator_compressor_start_capacitor

heatman101

Sep 06, 2009 | Frigidaire FRS26R4A Side by Side...

1 Answer

Frigidaire Refrigerator FRS26H5ASB5 side-by-side


Hi, yes, your thermostat could be faulty, yes there should vent( damper), check controls on freezer side, controls amount of cold air going to ref. side, yes could be stuck by ice, yes both adjustment are necessary, check manual, some thermostat are very sensitive, you should adjust gradually, wait for about 40 minutes, before adjusting again. yes there's vent flap (damper) yes that could be your problem, normally they get stuck with ice, remove covers to locate it., you 're smart, you will see, damper, good luck.

Aug 12, 2009 | Frigidaire FRS3R5EMB Side by Side...

1 Answer

Freezer not cold enough to freeze items solid


Here are some things you can check yourself. Does it run all the time almost non-stop? if so check the vents under the front of the frig and make sure they are clean. Aslo check the condenser coil (either in back of the frig,or under the frig)Make sure that coil is clean. The condenser coil has to have contact with the outside air in order to release the heat it removed from inside the freezer.
Make sure you frig has plenty of ventilation ( wall too close on sides and back) Hope this helped. If not then you should have a pro look at it.

Jan 28, 2008 | Frigidaire GLRS264ZA Side by Side...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Magic Chef CTB1722 Top Freezer Refrigerator Logo

Related Topics:

43 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Magic Chef Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

Lawrence Oravetz

Level 3 Expert

9324 Answers

Andrew Taylor
Andrew Taylor

Level 3 Expert

14584 Answers

Are you a Magic Chef Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...