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Refrigerator and freezer

Freezer or refrigerator side will not get cold. The fan in the back of the fridge is running but no cold air anywhere. There's a knob in the front like under the fridge which I turn until it clicks but still nothing happens. The compressor is really warm to touch and you can hear somrthing like it kicks in but no cold air. Please help. Hi, I have the same problem with my refrig GE TFX22CRDAWW model. recently I changed defrost time, defrost heater, and defrost thermostat but the problem is still the same not cold enough on both freezer and refrig.But I just recognized that when I turn on the refrigerator for the first two minutes it has ice started to build around a coil but after that I heard refrigerator keep click on and off in every couple minutes. Do you know what is the next step I have to do. Thank you for your help. Dan

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  • learnfrig Nov 24, 2007

    First of all thank you for your time and your expert.

    The evaporator fan and compressor fan both are working. I did clean dust from underneath the refrigerator but it is not cold enough (always 40 degree in freezer).



    My guess is it may be low on refrigrant. My question for you is can I recharge the refrigant by myself. If it doable please give me some instructions how to add more freeon to compressor.



    Again, thank you for your help.

  • learnfrig Nov 26, 2007

    One last question before I call a technician, When I turn on the refrrigerator I heard the click at PTCR/Overload on the left of compresssor. When the Click on I hear the compressor start to do something but it last for less than a minute when another Click kick on but the compressor is still running. It continues doing that for a long time so I decided to turn power off. Do you thinhk something wrong with the Overload replay swicth?



    Thank you,

    Dan

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Is the fan behind the back panel underneath
running (condenser fan) may be dead or clogged
with something if not thats the problem if it is
running take a vac attachment and clean
the dust or blow the dust from underneath
the refrigerator (after turning it off)dont bend
anything,After verifying the condenser fan runs
and cleaning the condenser try it out

If there is no improvement and,
If the system has not been opened before I
would say there is a leak in the system
(low charge) Requires the
attention of a service person

Posted on Nov 23, 2007

  • Eugene Merritt Nov 25, 2007

    Requires proffessional equipment vac pump,pressure guages,
    filter drier has to be replaced Not doable unless you have the
    experience

  • Eugene Merritt Nov 25, 2007

    Not Doable requires proffessional equipment and experience

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