Question about Refrigerators

1 Answer

Refrigerator not getting cold enough

Fridge not getting cold enough

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Sniper:

    An expert who has posted more than 50 answers, of which 90% or more were rated as helpful.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 73 Answers

1. If your refrig is a frost free type, you may want to check the freezer to ensure it isn't over loaded with food stuff, reason being air must flow freely threw out the entire refrigerator in order for the thomostat to work correctly. You should also check the coils on the rear of the refrig and make sure they are clean and dust free. If you still have problems after trying the above; you may need to call a repair service to come out and check the unit.

2. Pull it away from the wall if you can and try to vaccuum or dust off the vents and fans in the back (you might want to turn it off while you do that). We had a problem with our old fridge and it turned out that the vents were just really dusty and weren't pulling in enough air. Have you tried cleaning the heat exchange coils which are underneath or behind the refrigerator depending upon the design of your unit? If these are covered with dust bunnies the dust serves as an insulator and prohibits them from shedding heat from the coolant that passes through them. Hope that helps...!!

3. you must visit repair-shop if the problem still persists.


Good luck in correcting your problems.
Best Regards.


Posted on May 27, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hi my GE side by side fridge is not getting cold enough


Hi,

Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong withyour refrigerator and why it is not cooling

Refrigerator not Cooling or Fridge not Cooling

How to Defrost Refrigerator Defrost Timer Problem

Water Running in refrigerator from Freezer

Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold
heatman101

Nov 28, 2010 | GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Not getting cold enough in fridge


Hi,

Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong withyour refrigerator and why it is not cooling

Refrigerator not Cooling or Fridge not Cooling

How to Defrost Refrigerator Defrost Timer Problem

Water Running in refrigerator from Freezer

Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold
heatman101
.....................

Nov 25, 2010 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Fridge not cold enough


Hi,

Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong with your refrigerator and why it is not cooling

Refrigerator not Cooling or Fridge not Cooling

How to Defrost Refrigerator Defrost Timer Problem

Water Running in refrigerator from Freezer


Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold

heatman101

Nov 17, 2010 | Whirlpool ED5FHEXMQ Side by Side...

1 Answer

Inside of frezzer is getting a frost build up and fridge is not getting cold enough.


Hi,

Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong withyour refrigerator and why it is not cooling

Refrigerator not Cooling or Fridge not Cooling

How to Defrost Refrigerator Defrost Timer Problem

Water Running in refrigerator from Freezer

Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold
heatman101 ..

Nov 01, 2010 | GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Fridge side is not cold enough


Hi,

Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong with your refrigerator and why it is not cooling

Refrigerator not Cooling or Fridge not Cooling

How to Defrost Refrigerator Defrost Timer Problem

Water Running in refrigerator from Freezer


Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold


heatman101

,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,...

Sep 25, 2010 | GE GSS25SGMBS Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Freezer not getting cold enough.


That is normal since the cold control is on the refrigerator side and is satisfied. It needs to be in a heated environment and not in an unheated garage.

Jan 02, 2010 | Frigidaire FRT21P5A Top Freezer...

1 Answer

My Magic Chef mini fridge temperature trouble


That can be very difficult to do with a mini refrigerator. There is just not enough separation between the freezer and the refrigerator.

You will likely just have to find a compromise setting and accept the results.

Oct 20, 2009 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

GE Side By Side top portion of fridge and freezer not cooling


Hi,

Check out these tips...they can help you figure out whats going wrong with yourrefrigerator and why it is not cooling

Refrigerator not Cooling or Fridge not Cooling

How to Defrost Refrigerator Defrost Timer Problem

Water Running in refrigerator from Freezer

Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold
heatman101

Jan 28, 2009 | GE Hotpoint Top-Freezer Refrigerator

1 Answer

MY FREEZER IS GETTING TOO COLD AND THE FRIDGE IS NOT GETTING COLD AT ALL


In most refrigerator freezers, the refrigerator gets its cold from the freezer. The evaporator fan circulates air over the coils in the freezer and cold air circulates into the refrigerator through vents. If the vents are blocked or closed, then the fridge will not get cold enough but the freezer will. If neither is cold enough, then the number of possibilities increases.
Lowering the freezer temperature will increase the cooling cycle activity. Setting the refrigerator temperature may have little affect on the cooling cycles because it simply changes the vent opening size. Decreasing the fridge temperature opens the vents more and increases air circulation from the freezer.
The temperature can be adjusted using the controls found inside the refrigerator or freezer. The ideal freezer temperature is about 0 to 5 degrees (F) and about 38 degrees (F) for the fridge.
Measure the temperature by placing a cup of water with a cooking thermometer into the refrigerator for about 2 hours or more. To test the freezer, substitute alcohol or cooking oil.

Oct 08, 2008 | Whirlpool Refrigerators

Not finding what you are looking for?
Refrigerators Logo

Related Topics:

456 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Refrigerators Experts

Charles T Nevin
Charles T Nevin

Level 3 Expert

4070 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Are you a Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...