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Freezer runs on when on its side. When placed flat on the ground, i hear a grinding noise and it shuts down. It only starts back up when I lift it up on one side.

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It sounds as if one of the suspension springs has broken. Inside the sealed canister is a conventional electric compressor. It is suspended inside the canister by 3/4 springs to remove vibration from cabinet. When you lay it over the compressor lays vertically (or horizontally when on side) as it should when properly suspended. I'm afraid it's a new compressor sphere or new fridge.

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From your description, you have a bad evaporator fan motor. The part number for a replacement motor is #5304445861.This is not a direct replacement but is more reliable.Remove everything in the freezer, take off the back panels and you will see the fan.
If there is a large frost buildup on the coils and the fan is turning you have a defrost problem. If that is the case, please call me at 334-347-0000 and I will walk you through it.

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sounds like your thermostat is faulty
the thermostat reads the temperature of the cabinet and controls the temperature
the 1 thing to check on the uprights is the evaporator is in the freezer and that makes the cool then there is a fan that blows the air around the fridge and freezer to freeze things
now there is a cycle that hapens to cycle usualy every 12 hours and that is the defrost cycle
this cycle turns off the compressor and fan turns on an defrost element on the evaporator and heats up the coils to get rid of the ice
the ice turns to water and runs through a drain to a evaporator tray and when the cycle is finished the fridge stars up again and goes into the cooling state again
when the thermostat decides that the fridge is cold enough it turns of the compressor and so on it goes through the cycles as required
if the drai is blocked or the defrost system is not working the evaporator will get choked with ice and the fan will not beable to let air through to cool things off

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Below bottom grate is a defrost timer. Turn slowly clockwise until you hear compressor start. If this works, replace defrost timer.
Let me know, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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you need to replace the start components on the compressor, theres a relay that mounts on to the compressor that takes out the start winding after it starts the compressor up. You can also try whats called a three in one to try to start up the unit. Good Luck.

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I have a side by side frigidaire refrig about 4yrs old, but lately the freezer is not getting near as cold. My built in gage says it is a t 17-20 deg F even after I try to program it to 1 deg.

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Kenmore refrigerator making high pitch noise top front


could be the ice maker or the evaporator fan motor.you can try lifting the arm up on the ice maker and see if it stops,this will shut off the ice maker.also when you open the freezer door to lift the arm on the ice maker the evap fan motor should start when you open the door,you should hear it blowing around,is this the noise you hear?these are the two things i can think of that could make a noise up top,if not it could be the compressor or the condenser fan motor but these are down the bottom back of machine but still could be the problem,if the ice maker and evap fan motor both in the freezer are ok pull out the machine and remove the bottom back panel and check to see if the noise is coming from there where the condenser fan motor and compressor are,you're going to have to do some detective work to find the noise,hope this helps you out.

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Some idiot put ground coffee and water in the whole bean reservoir of out titanium Gaggia machine. I may have been there for a day or 2 before we noticed something wasn't working correctly. we took it...


It is fairly easy (if you have the instructions I'm going to give you) to take the grinder apart to clean it out completely. This would be the best way to clean it - by removing the burrs so you can get right into the grind chamber and grinds delivery chute to clean.

At least vacuum it out as best you can and don't add any beans until it has had time to dry out.

OK ... first take off the water reservoir and set aside. And unplug the power cord. While you're at it, remove the drip tray and set aside and remove the brew group and set aside. You'll want to rinse off the brew group very well.

Next remove the three screws that hold the bean hopper and lift the bean hopper out and set aside.

Lift off the round rubber top from the grinder - it has four slots that line it up so it'll be easy to put back on later.

Now, notice the ring with gear teeth on the edges? This is the grind adjustment that turns around when you turn the grind adjustment knob. Twist that ring counterclockwise and you'll see a painted mark - twist counterclockwise until that mark is pointing to about 7 o'clock. Now you can lift out the center part (the burr) - you'll need to wiggle it a little and you should be able to lift it out - notice the painted mark that would have been pointing to about 3 o'clock. Brush this burr clean with a stiff brush (a toothbrush would work) and set it aside for now.

Vacuum all the mess out in the grind chamber - you may need to loosen the coffee grounds up with a toothpick or a stiff brush.

Once you've vacuumed out all the grinds, there is a "chute" where the coffee grounds go through - it's hard to see because it will be caked up with coffee grounds. This is at about 5 o'clock in the grind chamber that you just cleaned out and goes towards the front of the machine. Poke something in there (a chopstick or a wooden coffee stirring stick works well - or the handle of your brush) to loosen up the caked up coffee grounds and vacuum again.

To really get this clean, tip the machine onto its back and open the front door (you've already removed the drip tray and the brew group, right?) You'll see a little trap door with a triangular shaped handle - this is right directly above where the funnel of the brew group would be if the brew group were inserted. Pull down on that triangle and the trap door will open. Vacuum and brush out all the grinds you can and you should see the other side of the "chute" that you were trying to clean out earlier in the grind chamber. Poke your chopstick or stirring stick in there and loosen all the packed coffee grounds (they'll be falling back into the grind chamber now). If you have a can of compressed air you can blow it in there and get coffee grounds all over your kitchen (oops).

You may have to go back and forth a few times between cleaning under the trap door with the machine on its back and then setting the machine upright and vacuuming out the grind chamber and then putting it on its back again and cleaning under the trap door.

You may want to tip the machine completely upside down so any coffee grounds can fall out. This is all very messy but you'll have a nice clean grinder when you're done.

OK ... now that everything is clean and dry - here's how to put it back together and get it aligned correctly.

Put the burr back in with the paint mark pointed to 3 o'clock. Make sure that the outer ring still has its paint mark pointed at about 7 o'clock. Wiggle the burr a bit to make sure it is sitting all the way down in place and then rotate the outer ring clockwise a little - as the ring gets to about 10-11 o'clock it should have locked the burr in and started to pull it down. Verify that you cannot lift the burr back up (if you can, then you didn't get it fully in place and you need to turn the ring counterclockwise again back to 7 o'clock and make sure the burr has snapped all the way into position and try again).

OK - now that you can feel the burr being captured by the ring as you turn the ring clockwise, turn the ring all the way clockwise (the paint mark will be pointing at 3 o'clock. Put the rubber cap back on top of the burr and work it down so the four tabs are fully through the four slots.

Notice the straight plastic piece with gear teeth on it to the right side, just above the burr. This is the dose adjusment - push it all the way towards the back of the grinder.

Now get the bean hopper and set the grind knob to zero and the dose knob all the way to + as far as it will go. Set the bean hopper in place and you may need to wiggle the knobs slightly until they line up in the gear teeth and the hopper can set fully down in place. Verify that you can turn the knobs and see the adjustments moving below (the outer ring should turn and the straight rod with the gear teeth should move forward and backward. Turn the three screws back in to hold the hopper in place.

With the grind setting at 7 or 8, you should see the paint mark on the outer ring at about 1-2 o'clock when you look through the clear plastic of the bean hopper - and this is a good starting place for your grind setting.

Clean the brew group really well (no soap - just water) and put it back in the machine. Put back the drip tray and the water reservoir and plug the power cord back in.

Now that the grinder is completely empty and clean, the first time you fill it with beans and make coffee it will take a lot longer than usual for the first cup to grind - it may tell you the bean hopper is empty - just select a coffee again so it grinds some more. Once it has ground enough beans to get them moving through the chute it should start making coffee again.

Hope that helps --- it isn't as hard as it sounds.

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My refrigerator side is making a grinding noise and today I noticed that it is warm. the freezer side is fine. I have a frigidaire frs26kf6e.


Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.

That grinding noise is usually ice build up on the evaporator coils to the point that the evaporator fan blades strike the ice build up. i.e. Possibly an automatic defrosting problem.

Here is what you can do to find out.

1. Unplug the refrigerator
2. Remove the contents from the freezer section
3. Place a fan blowing into the freezer compartment for a little over 2 hours. THIS MAKES A WATER MESS so be prepared.
4. After the manual defrosting period with the fan then reload the freezer.
5. Plug the unit back in
6. After 4 hours recheck your freezer and fresh food section temps.
7. You should no longer hear the grinding sound

It is highly probable that the ice build up will repeat. If it does then for sure you have an automatic defrosting problem and will need to service the defrosting problem. At least you will know what caused the grinding noise.

If after all of this that grinding noise you heard is still present you will have to check the evaporator fan assembly for signs of bearing wear.
If the grinding noise is coming from the compressor... bad news the compressor rotor is dragging and that requires a compressor replacement.

Your parts can be found here:

http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/modelsearch.aspx?model=frs26kf6e

(there are 2 missing digits from the model number)

Click on the model number of your exact model and the parts page will appear.

Thanks for using FixYa

Kelly



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All of sudden my grinder plugs up. coffee settles in around the base of the burr and does not seem to fall into the grind bucket, so the machine still runs but grinding basically stops as no more more...


This fixes almost all the "beans will not feed or beans will not grind" problems caused by coffee bean dust packed in the burrs. Oily beans cause this problem more fequently.
a. Pour all the beans out the top.
b. Open the settings up all the way and see what else can be poured out. Use your shop vacuum to **** grounds out the spout and backward out the bean bin.
c. Pour in some instant rice and start grinding. Reduce the grind to a small setting like six and then open the settings all the way again. (The grinder will not start at a low setting with the rice in it. If you let it stop, open the settings to about 16 before trying to restart.)
d. Pour out the rice and vacuum out the ground rice.
e. Adjust the grinder to your favorite setting and try a coffee grind. Grind until most of the rice dust is expelled (any remaining trace of rice dust will not affect the flavor of the coffee).

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This could well be the diff trans assembly.
If the machine is relatively old, then it's probably due.
I'm afraid you're going to have to get on your hands and knees, in order to inspect the under side. Where the source of the noise is coming from.
Check for unusual wear, loose or missing fixings and oil stain's.
In general, anything that looks out of place.
The oil btw, should be changed regularly, as there is no filter that helps the 'lasting' life of the it.
Also, some of these could be signs of a fault of the engine, which could be quite serious.
But I think it's more likely, some loose or missing bolts. Check that everything that shouldn't move (Like the transmission), doesn't.
And while you're there, inspect the belts.
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Hi terry44,
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We want to see if the system still shuts down & you hear that crack. If it’s the hard disk drive you will feel it as well as hear it.
If you feel like the crack came from the hard disk drive than replace the drive because its going to die. Your thoughts about the board could be correct. With the case opened you should be able to pin down where the crack is coming from.

Let me know if this helped & what you found.
Get back to me.
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only 5 years is important, sounds very much like you have a bad compressor, It's trying to start asn cant so it shuts down(therees the noise your hearing. 5 year manufacture warr. so see if you can find your bill of sale. and give manufacture a call

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