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Works fine until i leave for two weeks at some point it shuts down and food spoils

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SOURCE: Amana Refirgerator stops working for hours then starts again

check the defrost timer if necessary replace it

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SOURCE: Refrig. won't keep food cold but the freezer works

If the thermostat has been replaced, then I would take a look at the dampers between the refrigerator and the freezer. Here is why....
All the cooling takes place in the freezer section of the unit, there are passageways with dampers that connect the freezer section to the refrigerator section. If these dampers get stuck in a certain position you will either have not enough cooling or to much cooling. This sounds like it is your issue. Hope this helps.

Posted on May 07, 2010

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SOURCE: Hi, I have a Hotpoint refrigerator

The most posible fault is a dirty condenser.
The condenser in your model is located behind the base grille on the bottom of the fridge. Remove the base grille by grasping it at the bottom andpulling it out. Now either sweep away or vacuum dust that is readily accesible.
This easy cleaning should be done at least once a year for most efficient operation.
Their is also a smaler posibility that the automatic defrost system which can be either the defrost thermostat or the defrost heater.
So if the condenser cleaning will not make a change after a couple of days then switch of the refigerator for tow hours and try to keep door closed so good not spoiled. then switch it on again and notice if you have desired temperature. You should find a thermometer so this will help you realise the deference in temperature more acurate.
Good luck and thanks for using FixYa.

Posted on Aug 31, 2010

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The refrig has stinky smell after not opening it for two weeks without any spoiled food.

Is it a moldy odor or rotten food odor?

I suggest cleaning interior and then spraying with odor remover like: Nok Out Odor Eliminator and Sanitizer

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Used wrong water filter. Now that we replaced with correct filter, there is a horrible odor in the refrigerator.

Hello Mary;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.

Putting in the wrong water filter will not effect the smell in your refrigerator. At times the granules in a water filter will break down and get into your water dispenser and ice cube tray. This should not create a bad smell, just cloudy water.

Your plastic liner in your refrigerator has pores and holds odor. You have something in your fresh food section or freezer that is spoiled. Your fresh food section receives cooling air from your freezer. If you have a spoiled product in your freezer you will not smell it because it is frozen. But, as the cooling air goes into your fresh food section and cools down you will smell it.

Find the bad product in your freezer and discard.

With a 50% solution of white vinegar and water wash the plastic liner.

Now you can put a tray of baking soda in your unit, until you purchase deodorizers based on temperature requirements, one especially designed for the freezer section and one for fresh food section. These deodorizer are about $12.00 each.

Try Lowe's and Home depot.

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