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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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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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