Question about Fisher and Paykel Refrigerators
Fridge freezing food
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The ice maker won't work if the freezer is warmer than 17 degrees so that's not an issue till you get the freezer cold again. I would guess that your unit is stuck in the defrost cycle. This could be the defrost timer failing. See if you can find the defrost timer in your unit and advance it by hand if possible. http://www.partselect.com/PartSearchResults.aspx?modelnum=jcd2295hes&mfgmodelnum=&fkmfgid=1&hint=defrost
Posted on Dec 04, 2006
SOURCE: I have an RL33SBSW fridge
I would Double-check the part.. before I did anything else.
I would recheck my model no. just to make sure I was right.... I would want to find out if the part I was sent is the one it is supposed to be... it probably is.... It may seem silly, but it happens more often than it should.
When a Refrigerator doesn't defrost like it should, a common condition would be to hear that some foods in the frig side freezing, why, is because the control which cycles both freezer and frig, is located in the Fresh food side, there is not enough air movement to cycle the thermostat, so it runs all the time. Cold air drops, and usually the freezing occurs down below in the veg. drawers and/or vent ports involving air transfer between the two compartments... as more time passes... ice on evaporator thickens, air flow circulation reduces even more, now conditions begin to reverse.. and exactly what you state above begins to occur... look inside your Freezer, the back wall... you'll see ice (like a snow-cone) forming.. if so... you could have a defective PCB, I doubt it.. 95% probability, it's the bi-metal termination thermostat.. the other 5% would be your def heater. I have found more PCB prone to be at fault under these circumstances then that the thermostat.. I wouldn't toss out that PCB... If you keep this unit for a long time, it will be the likely thing to be needed, in the next round..
Posted on Feb 25, 2008
SOURCE: ffa70 hotpoint fridge freezer
Adjust the temperature control for the freezer to a normal setting. Fast freeze is only for when new products are put in that need to be frozen. This locks the system into a continuous run mode and could be responsible for the freezing condition in the refrigerator section. Check the temperatures with a thermometer as the sensor for the freezer temperature could be bad causing the light to come on.
Posted on May 18, 2008
thermostat is buried behind the walls of that unit, are you ready to run this one..takes quite a bit of time..but
will get the item, if you can supply the actual serial number from inside or back of that unit..
Posted on Oct 26, 2008
Ice on the back wall indicates a problem with the defrost cycle. The ice builds up and starts to choke off the air flow, so your symptoms would indicate that may be happening.
Defrost problems are usually any of the three components, the heater element, the defrost termination temp switch, or the defrost timer.
Posted on May 29, 2009
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