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Roper fridge not cold

The unit has been cleaned yet the fan that cools the copressor is not working

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  • rhandley71 Aug 22, 2008

    We have a roper model number RT21LMXKQ02 and the freezer froze and the frig stopped holding cold. My son scraped out the ice and removed the bottom freezer panel and drained the water from the underneath. We than turned the temp to off and let it drain more. When my son went back to turn on the frig only the light comes on. What should we do?

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That is then the first thing you will need to insure is running. The fan can be removed and checked. Now if the compressor is not running I would believe you have another problem. You can hear or feel the compressor running and the fan is usually connected to the compressor wiring so they both should be running at the same time. I have seen the fans run for a short period of  time after the refrigerator was turned off and then back on after cooling, so if stopped and starting of the condenser fan can at times trick you to believe the fan is OK   
 Hope I have been helpful, Sea Breeze

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