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Whirlpool GB9SHDXP (freezer on bottom) fridge warm, freezer cold

This unit is less than two years old -of course the warranty has expired. The fridge gets warm and the freezer seems normal. What's the problem?

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Fridge too cold!


don't forget that just turning down your fridge temp dose not mean your problem might be over yet. the freezer setting may also be too high & that will affect your fridge temp as well. i set both my control settings to around 50% of what is on the scale & that works perfect for my 7 yr old fridge. also, very important, is make sure the freezer portion is going through it's full defrost cycles, or it will freeze the upper portion inside the fridge. you should not have any frost build up in your fridge, nor should you have any in your freezer. that's why they call them FROST FREE. try the slow temp decrease over a period of a few days & hopefully that will work for you. good luck.

Dec 01, 2011 | Refrigerators

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5 year old whirlpool fridge/freezer uk style freezer on bottom. freezer still cold but not working? fridge part still working but temp seems reduced. no ice at back of freezer area inside?


Hi,

Many times a freezer and/or refrigeratordo not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many otherthings that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing thencheck out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

Check out these tips that I wrote about that... it is a great place to starttrouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then callinga repair person to do a simple thing for you...

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Jun 10, 2011 | Whirlpool Refrigerators

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I have a Whirlpool Gold refrigerator, model GB9SHDXP, about 2 and a half years old. It has a bottom freezer. Yesterday I noticed that the food in the top part were not as cold as usual. I came back...


ok,when you open the freezer door do you hear the fan blowing?all that happens is the freezer gets cold,a fan in the back wall of the freezer turns on and blows cold air up into the fridge section,a thermostat tells it when it's cold enough or it's getting warm then it will blow more air up top,if the freezer is working correctly then either the fan isn't working or the bottom freezer door was left open,warm air got sucked up into the air vents causing water droplets to be formed,then they freeze blocking the air vents with ice and now the cold air can't go into the fridge section.is there any ice on the ceiling of the freezer or frozen water droplets on the bags in the freezer?if so the door was left open.unplug the maction,and with a hair dryer blow the hot air into the holes on the back panel,keep doing this until you don't see any more water draining through the holes,turn it back on and see if the cold air is blowing up into the fridge.if the evap fan motor is bad the part number is W10128551 and it's around 25 to 30 dollars.you must of got the model number off of the book,it's not the full model number,check in the fridge section on the right hand wall near the ceiling and you should see a tag with the number on it.also down at the bottom kickplate,you can remove the kickplate and there should be a tech sheet tucked away in it,read it and it will tell you how to put the machine into defrost mode,if you can do this,instead of unplugging it if you have to melt it out with the hair dryer you can put it into defrost so the heater will come on and this will help you to defrost the vents quicker.let me know what you find and if you need any more help.good luck with your machine

Apr 12, 2011 | Whirlpool Gold GB9SHDXP

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The freezer is COLD..freezes solid. Setting at low. The frige part is not cold and is set at high. Seems everything is going up to the freezer. Unit is just over 1 year old. Drinks are cool but not...


where is the freezer on top,side by side or the bottom.all a fridge does is blow cold air from the freezer to the fridge side that's it,if the fridge is warm there's a problem most likely in the freezer,a plugged drain or when you open the freezer door do you hear the fan blowing,if not you have a bad evap fan motor,also check your warranty it still might be covered.send the model number and i can help you,if you see water under the bottom draws or in the fridge section if the freezer is on top you have a blocked drain in the freezer.let me know what you find and i can help you

Feb 20, 2011 | Magic Chef Refrigerators

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My whirlpool gold refridgerator- w/freezer on bottom- is less than 1 yr old and has started freezing everything in the fridge.


The temperature thermistor may need to be replaced. If under a year old should be covered under warranty.

Nov 13, 2010 | Whirlpool Refrigerators

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New french door GE fridge that won't stay cold


If " new " is less than 1 year , you will need to call GE factory service , for a warranty repair . If any one else works on it , this will void your complete warranty , and they will charge you for a service call + parts + labor .

Nov 13, 2009 | GE Refrigerators

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The freezer is working but the fridge isn't cooling. Numbers in fridge door are: WRN38RWG6 DA68-11043J


Hi sarahcox36,
welcome aboard!

You say: The freezer is working but the fridge isn't cooling.
first think you have to look at is if the freezer is packed full or the frozen food is covering the air vents in the rear of the freezer not allowing the cold air to circulate back to the fridge!
They share the cold air and must have that circulation for the two to work properly.
Please check this.
Next,
Under your fridge is the small black tubes that run bck and forth next to each other.
they have the freon running through them that circulates to and from the compressor!
They may be covered with dust from years of not being cleaned! Which will keep the heat in and cause the fridge to stay warm !
I've seen where they were caked with 2-3 inches of dust and not visible! After 12 hours it was better and 24 hours great!
They should be gently cleaned every couple of months with a refrigerator brush that you can buy for 5 dollars at a hardware store .

Let me know that one of these two are the problem and get back to me!

How old is the fridge?.... READ Repair or replace?BELOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bless You
Huuum


Repair or replace?

When to pull the plug on your old refrigerator

It nearly always makes sense to undertake simple do-it-yourself repairs,
such as replacing a gasket on a refrigerator or a freezer.

Typically, you'll also find a troubleshooting section for more-serious problems
in the owner's manual.

Should you pay for a repair or buy a new model?
The answer depends mostly on the age of your refrigerator,
how much you bought it for,and the cost of the repair.

Follow these guidelines:

When a repair makes sense.

If your refrigerator is under warranty or less than four years old (three years for top-freezers),
paying for a repair makes sense.
Note that refrigerators under warranty might require service from a factory-authorized technician;
readers have found them on a par with independent repairers.

When a repair might be a wise choice.

If your refrigerator is out of warranty and is four to seven years old,
it might make sense to pay for a repair. Customers generally pay $100 to $200 for a repair.
But you might want to buy a new model even at this stage,
given that today's models are quieter and have added features.
Higher energy efficiency is another plus: Energy Star-qualified models made after April 28, 2008,
are 43 percent more efficient than conventional models built before 2001 and 56 percent
more efficient than those built before 1993.

When it pays to replace.

The repair costs more than half the price of a comparable new refrigerator.
Data also shows that it doesn't pay to fix a less-expensive top-freezer refrigerator
six or more years old or a bottom-freezer or side-by-side eight or more years old.

Thanks to better recycling programs, less than 10 percent
of a refrigerator you replace is likely to end up in a landfill.


Thanks for giving me the opportunity to help!
Please do not for get to give a rating before you sign off!
Thank You, HUUUM

Sep 20, 2008 | Whirlpool Refrigerators

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Fridge/freezer not cool.


Hello
Welcome to fixya.
I'm Huuum and happy to assist you,

I believe your problem is an old thermostat or compressor !
How old is it?

My advice is do not put good money into bad!
A new fridge will pay for itself in a few years by using a lot less electricity!

Here is an interesting report I just read!

Repair or replace?

When to pull the plug on your old refrigerator

It nearly always makes sense to undertake simple do-it-yourself repairs,
such as replacing a gasket on a refrigerator or a freezer.

Typically, you'll also find a troubleshooting section for more-serious problems
in the owner's manual.

Should you pay for a repair or buy a new model?
The answer depends mostly on the age of your refrigerator,
how much you bought it for,and the cost of the repair.

Follow these guidelines:

When a repair makes sense.

If your refrigerator is under warranty or less than four years old (three years for top-freezers),
paying for a repair makes sense.
Note that refrigerators under warranty might require service from a factory-authorized technician;
readers have found them on a par with independent repairers.

When a repair might be a wise choice.

If your refrigerator is out of warranty and is four to seven years old,
it might make sense to pay for a repair. Customers generally pay $100 to $200 for a repair.
But you might want to buy a new model even at this stage,
given that today's models are quieter and have added features.
Higher energy efficiency is another plus: Energy Star-qualified models made after April 28, 2008,
are 43 percent more efficient than conventional models built before 2001 and 56 percent
more efficient than those built before 1993.

When it pays to replace.

The repair costs more than half the price of a comparable new refrigerator.
Data also shows that it doesn't pay to fix a less-expensive top-freezer refrigerator
six or more years old or a bottom-freezer or side-by-side eight or more years old.

Thanks to better recycling programs, less than 10 percent
of a refrigerator you replace is likely to end up in a landfill.
Thanks for giving me the opportunity to help!

Please remember to leave me a rating before you sign off!
Thank You, HUUUM

Sep 20, 2008 | Whirlpool 21.0 cu. ft. Top Freezer...

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Kenmore/Whirlpool GX5FHDXTS


I'll bet the freezer is not as cold as it was. Fully defrost the unit by leaving it unplugged for about 2 days. Check all gaskets. Clean the condenser coils under the unit. Restart. You have too much condensate in the box...either uncovered food or windowshopping or somebody didn't shut the door properly.

Dec 22, 2007 | Whirlpool GX5FHDXTS Stainless Steel

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