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Magic Chef MCBR98OW freezes refrigeration compartment even at the lowest setting.

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SOURCE: Magic Chef Model MCBR 1020w

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...

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Posted on Nov 18, 2010

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SOURCE: I have 'Magic Chef' 10.0 cu. ft. Refrigerator.

Hi,
First I would check the fan in the freezer. Listen to see if it is running
It moves air to the ref from the freezer
Then check to see if freezer control is turned WARMER, which makes the Ref. colder
Also this might be a common Defrost problem, Ice
is not being melted by the defrost system.The fan can't blow through the coils into the fridge.
Take out back panel of freezer to check for ice buildup. The coils should be clean.
There are three components to a defrost system- a heater,heater thermostat, and a timer unless you have a defrost electronic card.
Its best handled by a Technician but you could possibly do it by taking your model number to the nearest appliance parts store and asking for the parts. They are mostly located in freezer ,behind back panel on freezer coils.except the card which is usually located in ref The parts store will have info
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
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Posted on Jul 28, 2011

Sea Breeze
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SOURCE: Magic Chef mini frig freezing everything.

The thermostat is part of the temperature control found on page 6 here=> MCBR445S1_Parts_List Parts can be found here=> MCBR445S Parts If you have questions please let me know, Thanks Sea Breeze

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On a Magic Chef # RB21K4AF where or how do I get the the evaporator fan for the refigerator compartment, the freeze is fine and I can feel cold air blowing from the vent holes in the freeze


The fan is working fine so leave it alone. If you have an issue in the fridge section not being cold enough it is because the damper mechanism that directs cold air down there is not working properly. Go here for diagram and parts Search Over 2 1 Million Appliance Parts

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Magic Chef mini frig freezing everything.


The thermostat is part of the temperature control found on page 6 here=> MCBR445S1_Parts_List Parts can be found here=> MCBR445S Parts If you have questions please let me know, Thanks Sea Breeze

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Magic Chef fridge too cold - defrosted it unplugged it - set the control to 1 and it still is freezing things


On the MCBR170 refrigerator the plastic clip the holds the the temperature probe to the bottom of the freezer compartment will break off and allow the probe to hang freely in the back of the fridge. This could be the problem with the refrigerator. I had this problem and used zip ties to hold the probe in the proper position. (see attached pics). magic-chef-fridge-cold-defrosted-3xqyivebcuprbty0n3yvm4ul-2-0.jpg magic-chef-fridge-cold-defrosted-3xqyivebcuprbty0n3yvm4ul-2-2.jpg

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My magic chef rb193p fridge wont stop running. I replaced the fan motor 4 months ago. The top of the fridge compartment is freezing. Is the defrost timer bad?


I had the same problem. When the evaporator heater stops working, frost will build up until there is no air flow to the refrigerator. This will cause the refrigerator to keep running. Remove everything from the freezer and remove the pan at the bottom and see if there is a frost buildup. .... Bruce

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Magic Chef Model MCBR 1020w refrigerator making a clicking noise.


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 these tips 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
Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold

heatman101

Nov 17, 2010 | Magic Chef CTB1502AR Top Freezer...

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I bought magic chef refrigerator (3.6 c.c ,model MCBR360HW) two days ago,but the freezing compartment does not make ice.Acc. to instruction manual they said to keep the temperature setting at # 5 for ice...


fridges work at +2C to +5C which should be setting #1 through 4,you only need to use the lower settings for very warm/hot climates,so no it wont make ice at thes settings and if you set it too low you will frost damage your salad/greens.
much more efficient to use you freezer to make ice cubes...

Aug 13, 2010 | Magic Chef Refrigerators

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I have a Magic Chef refrigator and it freezes up


A bad defrost timer located on the right rear.
A bad defrost heater located in the freezer under the freezer floor panel.

Jul 07, 2010 | Magic Chef CTF1826AR Top Freezer...

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Freezer used as a frige?


it may be possible. Turn the temperature on the lowest setting and see what happens. If it still freezes everything up then it is not posible. If it doesn't freeze everything , then check the temperature with any temp probe. It should run at somewhere between 36 and 38 degrees. This is the normal cool setting on a refrigerator.

Nov 07, 2009 | Freezers

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What would cause the inside top of a Magic Chef refrigerator model RBK21K-2A to freeze up and not keep items in the refrigerator compartment cold (temp doesn't drop below high 40s)?


lack of sufficient air flow across the evaporator coils, clogged condensate drain, too much humid air (door open too much, bad seals, etc.), low refrigerant.

Aug 07, 2009 | Magic Chef Refrigerators

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