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Frigidaire frost free freezer

Had it setting for a few months unplugged . now it won't freeze . just runs. cold but not freezing

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Is the fan running?

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SOURCE: My fridge makes loud popping noises

Check in your owners manual for a "noise" section to see if you can identify the source. Refers make lots of unusual noises so it helps to understand if they are normal or not. Over cold in the fridge may be due to the air damper system being stuck open or food placed too close to the air duct outlet. Frost in the freezer can be due to moisture getting inside from a bad door seal, etc.

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SOURCE: water freezing at bottom of freezer, food not freezing

Maybe a bad defrost timer

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SOURCE: bosch frost free fridge freezer not freezing ice cream/pops at all and meat not totally frozen

Sounds like a defrost problem. Check to see if there is any frost buildup in the back wall of the freezer. If so, it is not defrosting as it should.

  • possible causes:
  1. bad defrost timer/board
  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. If it still has a problem then it might be the compressor and you should probably replace the machine.

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SOURCE: Our beko frost free fridge

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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SOURCE: Freezer Cold but not freezing

Usually this is a sign of the defrost is no taking place. On base of refrigerator behind the kick plate grill is a defrost timer. Turn the timer clockwise until compressor stops. Leave in that position for up to 30 minutes. The refrigerator should restart on its own after that wait. If not turn the timer again until compressor starts and replace timer. During the time off this should have put the refrigerator into defrost and inside the freezer compartment you should hear crackling and sizzling as the defrost heater melts the ice and water drops down onto the defrost heater. If this helps let me know. The replacement part number for the defrost timer is
215846602 If this does not help we will need to do some other test inside the freezer with the rear cover removed and power unplugged. Sea Breeze

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Defrost coils fully. Reassemble.

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