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Replace the evaporator fan, this fan problem is hard to diagnose because the fan will spin but not fast enough to circulate the chilled air thru the freezer and the refrigerator. The minimum cost to repair/replace is around $300.00

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Evaporater coil was frozen. Thawed out. Fan is running. Refrigerator was warm. Restarted, refrigerator warm. Freezer to cold frosting. Dampner to refrigerator not staying open.


My first guess is defrost timer, is stuck in defrost, if you can find it, turn it, and if the compressor and fans turn on, you got your answer.

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Fridge side not cold freezer side too cold frosting up


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Check the coils on the rear of the refrigerator and make sure they are clean and dust free. Also check the back wall or floor of the freezer section for frost. Check the evaporator fan to see if it is running. Check the condenser coils under the unit for blockage from dust. Check the condenser fan under the unit to see if it is running. If you have frost in the freezer there is a problem with the defrost system and the freezer will start to warm eventually as well as the fresh food section. If that is the problem you can check the defrost terminator, defrost heater/s, and the defrost timer or adaptive defrost control If used on your unit or the main control board if so equipped. Also check the freezer to ensure it isn't over loaded with food stuff, reason being air must flow freely threw out the entire refrigerator in order for the thermostat to work correctly.

Defrost the freezer by disconnecting the power to the refrigerator and letting it sit for at least 24 hours with both the doors open to allow the frost to melt completely but it will build up again in 1-2 weeks and start the warming up again.

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It stopped freezing and the temperature keeps rising


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Are the condenser coils near there warm or room temp. should be warm


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Is the evaporator fan in the freezer running. It blows cold air into the fridge side through a damper in the wall between the freezer and fridge. Make sure the damper is open.

Below the evaporator fan is the evaporator coils. Remove the back cover in the freezer to observe the frost pattern. Light frost everywhere(NORMAL) or a partial pattern of ice(LOW ON FREON) or nothing(LOW FREON OR COMPRESSOR PROBLEM).

Dec 13, 2009 | GE Profile Arctica Stainless Steel Top...

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I have an old Hotpoint refrigerator. My problem


Is the compressor motor running.If no check starter/overload relay.
Check to see if the condenser fan at the back underneath near the compressor is running. If no check fan.

Are the condenser coils near there warm or room temp. should be warm


Below the evaporator fan is the evaporator coils. Remove the back cover in the freezer to observe the frost pattern. Light frost everywhere(NORMAL) or a partial pattern of ice(LOW ON FREON) or nothing(LOW FREON OR COMPRESSOR PROBLEM).

Aug 30, 2009 | Refrigerators

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The freezer fan works, the compressor hums but the fridge does not get cold, nor does the freezer. Even with the settings on max.


Check to see if the condenser fan at the back underneath near the compressor is running. If no check fan.

Are the condenser coils near there warm or room temp. should be warm


How to check stuff>
http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/refrigerator/refrigerator.php


Below the evaporator fan is the evaporator coils. Remove the back cover in the freezer to observe the frost pattern. Light frost everywhere(NORMAL) or a partial pattern of ice(LOW ON FREON) or nothing(LOW FREON OR COMPRESSOR PROBLEM).

Aug 27, 2009 | Refrigerators

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FREEZER AND REFRIGERATOR NOT COLD


Is the compressor motor running.If no check starter/overload relay.
Check to see if the condenser fan at the back underneath near the compressor is running. If no check fan.

Are the condenser coils near there warm or room temp. should be warm


How to check stuff>
http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/refrigerator/refrigerator.php


Below the evaporator fan behind the rear cover inside the freezer is the evaporator coils. Remove the back cover in the freezer to observe the frost pattern. Light frost everywhere(NORMAL) or a partial pattern of ice(LOW ON FREON) or nothing(LOW FREON OR COMPRESSOR PROBLEM). heavy buildup of ice (defrost problem)

Aug 19, 2009 | Refrigerators

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Side by side, freezer is cold, fridge is warm, freezer is iced-up


Hi: Your defrost heater ot timer is out. Hence the frost. That also clogs the airways to the fresh food compartment. If you are handy, unload the fridge (you will need a cooler or have a bbq for everybody,) I can't give you the specifics but you will need to remove the panel where the frost is, first let the frost melt off. at the bottom of the coils will be a heater tube. Usually glass with a metal coil in it. See if there is a break in the coil. If so replace it. If that is ok it is your timer. Most likely electronic and expensive. This can be anywhere. Look at a diagram of the fridge to see. Sears parts is a good site for it. Hope I helped, Jeff

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Freezer fan not running


Often times the defrost termination switch (which opens when it gets warm enough) will hold the fan off until it closes again when the freezer runs. It is possible that the switch is not closing, but be sure the freezer is getting cold enough for it to close.

You know the freezer is likely cold enough when you see frost covering the entire evaporator coil after a few hours of operation. A partial frost pattern could indicate low refrigerant, or a restriction of refrigerant.

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Both the freezer & refregirated section are not getting cold enough.


look on the backside of the freezer for frost. You might have a bad defrost heater....read more

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