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Does not cool. Compressor is running, fans are

Does not cool. Compressor is running, fans are running, but freezer and refrigerator will not get cold.

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  • slawlis Jun 27, 2009

    This was a used refrigerator. It had been unplugged for a week. After I cleaned it up, I plugged it in and it has never cooled down. It has been running for 2 days now. I unplugged it about 2 hours ago to clean the condenser coils. I removed the inside panel in the freezer. Only a small portion of the evaporator coils are frosted near the bottom.

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Hi, Look in the freezer section and see if there is frost building up on the rear inside panel. If the is frost, on of three parts are bad in the automatic defrost.
If there is no frost, the compressor might be weak and not pumping the coolant as strong as it should.
Remove the rear inside panel in the freezer sevtion and see if the evaporator is frosting at all.
Please let me know what you find so I can assist you further with this issue.

Vic

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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    Victor Jun 27, 2009

    OK, The compressor is bad. The little frost you see is a sign the compressor is not pumping like it should. Replacing the compressor is very costly. It would be better to get a new refrigerator.



    Vic

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