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The fridge is cold but the freezer won't freeze

I have a Miele fridge freezer with 2 motors. the fridge works fine. The freezer motor seems to be working - nice and hot like the fridge one - but the freezer cooling grill remains cold and the freezer is warmer than the fridge!

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  • peterjcc Jul 01, 2009

    Thanks. How do I check to see if it's a leak or not?

  • peterjcc Jul 06, 2009

    Thanks alot for your help. I think I'll get a guy in to look at it.

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It has seperate cooling circuits as you describe the problem can be a leak of refrigerant in the freezer circuit.if there is no heating up in the freezer condensing coil.It has to be check for the leakage.

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  • quellen1980 Jul 05, 2009

    Basicly you can not do it by yourself you need special equiptment.and a techical person.

    Need to open the circuit from charging side with a pipe cutter.Vacuum the system . then charge with suitable gas with the same amount written in the nameplate.Run the appliance and the best way is to use a leak detector.other way is to make bubles with a shampoo and check the leak but small leakes can not be detected by this method also leaks in the suction side is hard to detect by this.




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