Question about Refrigerators
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This sounds like the float mechanism has gone bad. Remove it and have a look. It may be the float or the switch on it that is bad. There is also a solenoid valve. Parts kits are available. Shut off the water first!
Posted on Dec 22, 2007
FINISHED ROUGH OPENING DIMENSIONS: WIDTH = 47 1/2" HEIGHT = 83 3/4"
DIMENSION OF 532: H=84" W=48" D=24" MINIMUM HEIGHT=82 7/8" DOOR SWING=29 1/4"
Posted on May 02, 2009
If the compressor is running but the unit is not cooling you may have lost the refrigerant. See if the condenser coils at the back or bottom are hot. If they are only warm then the refrigerant is low and can be recharged. Service tech should check for leak in coolant system.
Posted on May 30, 2009
Refrigerator efficiency is dependant on multiple things...
Size/type of evaporator
Size/type of condensor
Insulation used and thickness of
There have been some advances in compressor efficiency in the last twenty years but if your unit is using R-12 it would most likely have to be upgraded to R134a due to environmental regulations. Therefore, without a major redesign of your unit to include resizing the system and somehow adding insulation, updating to the newest and greatest compressor will really not gain you much in efficiency and cost as much or more than an entire new unit.
There are still units made without stainless. Unless your unit is a power hungry monster (and yours is not) I doubt a new unit would save you more than a buck a month in power savings.
I wish I could make a recommendation for you but I do not know the market well enough. I know if I were in your place I would hang on to my unit for as long as it works well and continue to save up for a higher end model (with the best warranty/service plan) and look ofr the best replacement out there.
Note: Beware of high end units that are just high priced due to looks. Most units these days are made from the lowest bidder parts (world-wide) and even if they look awsome and have high quality standards during production are subject to the "roll of the dice" due to the cheap electronics used for controls.
Posted on Apr 04, 2010
Testimonial: "Thank you for your comments. However, your remarks did not suggest where we might find the replacement compressor - e.g. company name etc"
Yes and no... the problem may be simple...check out these tips before replacing it...
As the weather is getting warmer for many people their freezer and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many other things that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out the last 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 start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a 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
Posted on Aug 17, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
Replacement parts can be
purchased at any of the following web sites:
Before going to buy any parts
Go through this troubleshooting help links.
This is list of refrigerator problems,
which is normally faced in refrigerator.
You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---
Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
The ice maker not working: ---
Compressor not running on refrigerator?
Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?
These will help.
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