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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Hot to the touch
Kathy, you probably have a condensor fan that failed. Remove the lower back panel behind the refrigerator. You will see the condensor, condensor fan and compressor. The condensor fan should be running any time the compressor is running. You might have something stopping the fan blades or the motor might be going bad itself. What you are describing is a classic example of a failed condensor fan motor. Catriver.
Posted on Apr 19, 2008
Next, see if the compressor motor is running
The compressor is a football-sized case with no apparent moving parts. It's on the outside of the refrigerator at the back near the bottom. If it is humming or making a continuous noise and your refrigerator is still not cooling, there may be a more serious problem with one or more of several different components, we recommend contacting a qualified appliance repair technician for further help.
If the compressor is not running but you do have power to the refrigerator, there may be a problem with one or more of these:
Posted on Aug 01, 2008
The problem was the fan. It was hitting the metal enclosure and had stopped working. We made an adjustment and cleaned it and now it works fine and the hot spots are gone.
Posted on May 05, 2009
SOURCE: The frezer not cool enoug
you may not have enough air circulation at the rear of the machine when you moved it. if the machine can not loose heat through the radiator at the back it looses its cooling capacity. move it back to where it was?
Posted on Jul 23, 2009
it sounds like you have a short in the socket try to plug in another socket than see if it cools
if not than there is a short in the Refrigerator wire you will have to replace the wire or the unit its self
Posted on Jul 06, 2010
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