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New appliance freezer is side is not cold

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SOURCE: Hotpoint side by side: CSX20EG 19.6 in our garage. Freezer issue

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Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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SOURCE: fridge not cold, freezer on bottom works fine

you have defrost problem 1 timer defrostthermostart or heater

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: refrig not cold enough, ice buildup on banck panel of freezer

ice build up means your refrigerator is not going through defrost cycle. you have ice build up on evaporator which restricts your cold air flow into the fresh food side. check defrost timer, defrost thermostat located on evaporator behind the wall where your getting frost. check defrost heater. it wraps under the evap.

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Rifrigerator side will not get cold enough


This is normally a automatic defrost system problem.
Check the back of the freezer panel for frost buildup
There should be no ice build up on any panels in the freezer.
You will need a tech if it is.

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Aug 19, 2010 | GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator

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My side by side freezer is working fridge wont get cold,compressor is working.


There is a panel, or door if you will, that separates the freezer and fresh food compartments. The freezer temp control determines how much cold air is allowed to escape into the fresh food compartment by opening or closing this panel.

If the panel is restricted from moving (stuck closed, for example), the freezer will get VERY cold while the fresh food compartment will be warm.

Try thoroughly defrosting the refrigerator. Possibly an accumulation of ice is preventing the panel from moving and/or is restricting air flow from the freezer to the fresh food compartment. It's a free fix and may solve your problem altogether.

If that doesn't help, or helps only temporarily, you may have a problem with panel itself or the linkage that connects it to the control mechanism. Unless you're skilled in appliance repair, checking and repairing these components will require a service technician to check and repair these components.

Hope this was helpful. Good Luck.

Aug 29, 2009 | Frigidaire FRS26R4A Side by Side...

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Fridge side is not cooling, freezer side is fine


The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper) between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it. There is a flap you adjust with the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust the fridge temp ..
If the evaporator coils behind the back panel of the freezer are icing up because of auto defrost failure that will stop the circulation of cold air and eventually affect the freezer too.

check defrost timer, defrost heater, defrost thermostat. In most newer models the timer has been replaced by an electronic control board. If the heater and thermostat are ok it’ll be the control.
How to check everything
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Aug 08, 2009 | Refrigerators

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Each side won't get cold. food starts to spoil


How to check everything
http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/refrigerator/refrigerator.php
If the evaporator coils behind the back panel of the freezer are icing up because of auto defrost failure that will stop the circulation of cold air and eventually affect the freezer too.

check defrost timer, defrost heater, defrost thermostat. In most newer models the timer has been replaced by an electronic control board. If the heater and thermostat are ok it’ll be the control

Jul 13, 2009 | GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator

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Moved Side By side w/Dolly now Refrig side is not working


I have seen this happen so many times with all appliances.

First, I think it’s important to know that the Ref side has no cooling coils, it’s basically a box and the cold air in the freezer is blown over by a fan through a channel into the Ref side. This channel has a door which regulates how much cold air goes through. You probably have two control knobs in the Ref side, one controls the temp with numbers 1-9, 9 being the coldest. This temp control tells the compressor how long to run. The other control is for that little door and it may have letters A-E, E being the coldest. If you set it on E (coldest) then this will close that little door and keep most the cold air in the freezer. The settings may both be numbers however, they work the same way as described above.

Now, why is that cold air not getting over to the Ref side?
1. The little door is not open.
check your control setting. You should be able to feel air coming through the channel on the Ref side.

2. The fan in the freezer is not working.
You can hear this fan running when you open the freezer.

3. The coils on the freezer side are clogged with ice which won't let the fan circulate the air over to the Ref side.
This is a failure of the defrost system but, this would also cause the freezer side to not get cold after 2 weeks.

Feb 11, 2009 | Hotpoint HSS25GFP Side by Side...

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Fridge part not working on Whirlpool Arc 7050 Fridge Freezer


If this is correct:

1. No ice build up on back of freezer wall.
2. Fan in freezer is working.
3. Items in freezer are frozen, ice cream is a good test.

Then:
Why is the cold air in the freezer not getting over to the Ref. side?

1. There is a channel (tunnel) from the freezer to the Ref, side and there is a door which regulates how much cold air from the freezer goes through to the Ref. side.

2. The control panel may have it labeled as "Freezer" setting, from cold to coldest. The coldest setting means the door is almost closed and will keep most of the cold air in the freezer.

3. Since your control panel is not working then this door must be almost closed keeping all or most of the cold air in the freezer.

Any service tech should be able to check the control panel and find the problem.

Jan 25, 2009 | Refrigerators

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Hotpoint side by side: CSX20EG 19.6 in our garage. Freezer issue


go to fixitnow.com and ask the appliance samurai!

Jan 20, 2009 | Refrigerators

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Freezer works, refrig does not cool


hi they only thing that could cause this problem is dirty coils at the back.clean all the coils at the back. thanks the appliance doc.

Oct 17, 2008 | Kenmore 50522 / 50524 Side by Side...

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KENMORE COLD SPOT REFRIGATOR/FREEZER,MODEL 106 52542101,WILL NOT EJECT ICE (SIDE BY SIDE)


hi thanks for the question if the ice cubes are formed in the tray nicely then you need a new ice maker if the whole ice tray is a smooth sheet of ice the freezer might not be cold enough empty out the ice manually ant try again &lower the freezer temp thanke the appliance doc

Sep 17, 2008 | Refrigerators

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