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Fan running but neither refrig or freezer is getting cold.

We have a 4 year old frigidaire refrigerator with top freecer. Fan is running but neither freezer or refrig is getting cold.

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Your refrigerator may be stuck in defrost cycle. I know it has a defrost timer part number 215846602 Most times they are located inside the fresh food compartment behind the control panel. Sometimes below fridge and behind kick plate. The thermostat could be defective also. You can check that by unplugging the refrigerator remove cover and checking continuity between the two male connections located on the rear side of thermostat control turned as cold as you can turn it. Or you can join the two wires together and plug refrigerator back in to see if compressor comes on. When you find the defrost time turn clockwise slowly until the refrigerator starts. If these don't work let me know and we will do some more test. Sea Breeze

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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    John Tripp Jun 20, 2009

    The timer is located in the control panel inside the fresh food section. May see a small opening through plastic cover to put screwdriver inside to turn the timer. Sometimed they put a plastic plug over the hole to hide it. Please let me know if I am helping you, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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    John Tripp Jun 20, 2009

    Wow, That was fast. Thank You for your Vote! Sea Breeze

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Some thing going on with the compressor

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