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Cooling I have a side by side frigidaire about 5 years old. no problems until I came home tonight. I have been gone since Friday night and everything in refrig and freezer has thawed. Any suggestions?

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Re: cooling

First, check to see if the light comes on or if there is any fan, motor, or other sound coming from the appliance? If so, the refrigerator isn't really completely stopped--go to the specific problem you are having. If not, try adjusting the thermostat to a colder setting. If that doesn't work, read on.
If there is power to the appliance but it still seems to be stopped, there may be a problem in one or more of these:

  • Wiring

  • Thermostat

  • Defrost timer

  • Compressor
  • If yu can hear some sound of a fan then the compressor is working..As for the other devices you have check for open circuits..Report what you found so that we can trouble shoot..

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