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Fridge freezer just stopped working. Why?

Only 6 months old. Just stopped working. Light on in fridge but 'motor' not running. Everything in freezer defrosted.

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Only 6 months old? It should still be under warranty, i.e., you can get it diagnosed/fixed at no cost to you.

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First, check to see if the light comes on or if there is any fan, motor, or other sound coming from the appliance? If so, the refrigerator isn't really completely stopped--go to the specific problem you are having. If not, try adjusting the thermostat to a colder setting. If that doesn't work, read on.

Second, check to see if there is power getting to the refrigerator. To do that, plug a lamp or other device into the same outlet the refrigerator is plugged into. If there's no power, check the fuses or circuit breakers. If the fuses or breakers aren't the problem, contact a qualified electrician to restore power to the outlet.

If there is power to the appliance but it still seems to be stopped, there may be a problem in one or more of these:

  • Wiring

  • Thermostat

  • Defrost timer

  • Compressor

  • Overload and/or relay

Unfortunately, we can't describe all of the possible problems and repair solutions here. If you are unable to troubleshoot the problem from here, you may need to contact a qualified appliance repair technician

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Posted on Jul 05, 2008

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. The most common problem is a bad start relay on the compressor. In rare cases the compressor may be bad. If you are mechanically inclined you can replace the relay yourself for less than 50 dollars. You will need model and serial number off of the unit and order the part by those numbers. if the compressor is bad you will need to hire a good service company

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: freezer works, fridge doesn't cool

Probably excessive ice in the condensor. Likely defrost thermostat or defrost heater problem.

What happens is excessive ice keeps airflow from the refrigerator part of the unit.

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i have just purchased a float with a kitchen in it the fridge is a heller bar fridge not sure on model and for the 2nd use it is running but not getting cold or icing up the freezer what do i do to fix it it wouldnt be 10 weeks old

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