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Fridge always running

GE Eterna Series sidebyside fridge, hot between the doors. Fridge run constantly.

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  • sjrotier Aug 01, 2009

    Thanks aasc!
    Looks like the fan is not working and the squirrel cage needs a good cleaning! Should have checked that when we bought it with the house 6 months ago... What should I do until I can get the fan motor replaced? I put a small fan behind the fridge to help cool it down. Anything else? should I shut it down until i can replace the fan? I don't want to ruin the compressor or make things worse. What should I have the fan blowing on? the compressor or the squirrelcage?

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Check the fan which cools the compressor from behind the fridge . If not working , replace the fan motor . ALSO , check to be sure the coils under the fridge are clean of dust (from the front only ) .

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  • Mike Smith
    Mike Smith Aug 01, 2009

    Squirl cage mainly , but compressor also if possible .

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