An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points
An expert that got 10 achievements.
An expert that got 5 achievements.
An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.
Re: the fridge is 4 the freezer is 4 the problem is...
Can you hear a fan motor blowing or feel air blowing in the freezer section? I'm thinking this fan has quit running and is not distributing air to the refrig section. If this fan is running then check that you can feel air blowing out of the vent at the top of the refig section if not check that the damper is open. you can do this by removing the grill on the vent (it just snaps out) as warm as the refrig is this should be wide open.
The fan os the most likely and most commonly seen problem for me. the part number is 12002744 and is approx 40 dollars. this is a fairly easy fix if your mechanicly inclined. if you call a service company you will be looking at 150-250 depending on the company.
If you have any further questions leave me a comment here thanks Peyton
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
remove evrything from bottom of freezer. take out the shelves . You will see a panel on the back of the unit with screws holding it on take these off . under it is the freezer exchange coils they got froze up, and frosted full so now no air is circulated between the cabintes, refridge and freezer do not use any sharp object to clear it use a towel and blow dryer to thaw it even a spray bottle with warm water, but don't pick at it!!!! you can puncture the coils . take your time and you will save your unit. also while your at it pull it away from the wall remove that small panel from the back, and the grill from the front and with your long reach nozzle vacuum the heat ex changer coils under the unit. put back together carefully and it will run for a while longer i have one that is a 72 model still runs great Oh any change you find is mine!
mine fridge Viking VCBB363L Bottom Freezer Refrigerator.
Took a cell phone camera in video mode and put it in the fridge to see if the light was going out when the door was closed.
Turns out. it wasn't.
This causes the lghts on the left to go out. However, the light on the right stays on and warms up the fridge.
Top section air grill. 5 1/4 hex screws.. remove the grill you'll notice door's light switch on right side. a steel spring attached to the switch. When fridge's hinge arm closes the arm pushes on this guy and pushing in the switch button and shuts off the lights.
you can move this with your finger.
In my case switch has a little purple button.
take two pair of 3 in needle nose pliers and CAREFULLY hold center of spring and bend the end nearest you to the left.
You don't have to go crazy Just a bit.
then get you camera ready and check out your work.
Results after you've succeded, replace your parts, and notice after 10 minutes the lights all come on, the alrms stop and the fridge cools normally.
and you saved 200.00
Check the condenser grille on the back is clean and warm to the touch. It should cool down towards the bottom and the drier cooler still. If it's cold, suspect short of refrigerant. If it's hot, move the fridge away from the wall to help it cool down.
First check the simple things. Check to condenser grill and make sure the air flow is not blocked by lint, etc. And then make sure that nothing is blocking the cooling tubes between the freezer and refrigerator. I think the Baumatic has a fan pulling the cold air up from the freezer compartment into the fridge, if that isn't working, the freezer would be fine, but the fridge would be to warm.
what is the brand name and the model number?if both the freezer and fridge are warm you most likely have a bad start device on the compressor or check to see if the back inside freezer wall has like snow or ice on it,if so you have a defrost problem but like i said i need the model number and the brand name so i can look up the machine and tell you the part numbers
We had a warm fridge and super cold freezer.....we unplugged for about 20 minutes and the fridge started to cool down again.... but only for a few days then back to warm.
We ended up unplugging and "defrosting" the whole unit for 24+ hours ....Now it works perfectly again.
I think it happens when one or both of the doors is not shut or sealed all the way and engine works too hard and "freezes" up the fans or some other part of the system.......I am just happy I did not have to buy a new fridge.