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Problem with LG fridge Model GR-382R with hot compressor

Does this sound like the compressor has run out of gas, because it is hot

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SOURCE: hot areas around doors on LG fridge

This is usually caused by a dirty condenser coil or a stalled condenser fan.
Remove the cover from the rear of the fridge and see if the fan is running. If not, make sure nothing is stuck in the blades keeping it from turning. If it turns freely you probably need a new fan motor but you would need to check the voltage to be sure.
Post back if you have any questions.

Posted on Nov 18, 2007

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SOURCE: i have electrocool LG MOdel# GR-382R ser#

I have the same problem.It seems that the gasket around the freezer door and fridge door are no longer tightly adhering to the fridge therefore allowing the cool air from the freezer to continiuously entering the fridge storage and making evreything freeze up. I am trying to find out if I can purchase new gaskets and install them myself.
Any recommendation on where to find these and how to install them?
Thanks.

Posted on Jan 07, 2011

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