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I have side by side Performa fridge. Lights come on. Fan works. Very slight air blows but not enough for freezer to freeze or fridge to cool. Clicking sound from near condenser every minute or so. Model #psd262LHEB

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It's probably iced up. The ice is blocking the air flow, and the compressor is cycling on and off because things are not the way they are supposed to be.

Posted on Nov 27, 2013

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SOURCE: fridge is hot while freezer works fine

Defrost for 24hrs with doors open, turn back on it will then work ok. Regards Advisor

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I can offer a suggestion. It sounds like you have a plugged defrost drain line. This is where the water goes to in the bottom of your freezer when it goes through the defrost (removal of ice from the freezer coil) cycle. It sounds like that hole is plugged and now the water/ice has now frozen in the vent that lets air circulate down into your refrigerator compartment. What I usually do in this case is to unplug the refrigerator, empty out the freezer compartment. Usually I also end up either pulling off the back panel or the bottom panel (in the freezer compartment) Looking for that defrost drain hole and thawing it out with a heat gun (be careful of melting plastic) or actually I use a hair dryer. I can sometimes do this also by pouring small amounts of HOT tap water onto it and then sopping/absorbing it away with a sponge or dishcloth. I repeat this until I get the water to go down the drain tube

Posted on Oct 19, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore Model # 596.735032.. Fridge is cool, Freezer is not freezing

After pulling the fridge away from the wall and removing the lower right hand panel I noticed that the compressor (big round black ball with copper tubing) was not turning on. I also noticed that there was a ticking or popping sound comming from it every couple of minutes or so. After doing some research online in numerouse forums I decided to try and replace the overheat relay that is attached to the compressor. It only took maybie five minutes at most to change it and the compressor is now working with nice cold air comming into the fridge and freezer. Hope this helps someone else with the same problem.

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SOURCE: model 57572791 not cooling or freezing on either side

IF YOU LOOK INTO FREEZER BACK WALL CAN YOU SEE HEAVY FUZZY FROST?

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SOURCE: model #10657058791 freezer and fridge not cooling

Check your connections in the back make sure no wires are lose or rattled lose off of the compressor or anything like that

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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