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SANTO K9 1240-41 FRIDGE SMALL FREEZER, NOT COOLING, COMPRESSOR SEEMS TO BE WORKING

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Checking the temperature around the compressor, have you got temperature change on the pipes. If not it probably needs re gassing.

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    william welsh Feb 14, 2019

    so after checking they seem fine, the freezer part is working but not the fridge, can thast be the evaporator, , ? if so where would i locate it .thanks

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Sounds like your Defrost heater is burned up. It is located in the back of the freezer compartment behind the lower cover. Look at the base of the condensor. Two screws hold the heater and two wire connectors. The heater is in a glass tube. Measure continuity from one end to the other, you should see a few ohms. if it is open, your heater is definitely burned. I got a good deal on a replacement heater on Ebay. I think it was $17 including shipping. The heater being bad will cause major frost buildup in the back of the freezer and stop the Ice maker from working and damage food. Be sure to thorougly dry the freezer compartment prior to putting it back in operation. If too much moisture is present, the new heater will evaporate the moisture into the Ice dispensoer motor and solenoid that swtiches from crushed to solid ice. Hope this helps. it has nothing to do with your problem, but please Check out my website www.playstationclinic.com

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you need to do an amp draw with your meter,clamp the run wire on the compressor,you should get 2-5 amp reading,any higher means the compressor is going bad,also should be a locked rotor amp(LRA) reading on comp.-mike

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SOURCE: AEG Santo fridge not cooling but freezer is working.

The compressor is obviously still good or the freezer wouldn't work.I'm sure you checked the settings,but turn the freezer all the way up (hot)after it is cool so the unit doesn't come on for the freezer,then turn the refrigerator controls all the way down to the coolest setting.listen for the compressor to start,and/or the fans to run.If the compressor starts,and no fan there may be a problem with the fan.(this is a general test I'm not familiar with your specific unit which may not have a fan,but most newer units do).If the compressor doesn't start after a short time the thermostat/control for the refrigerator section is broken,and needs replaced.

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SOURCE: Fridge side not cool and freezer side cooling like a fridge

Most likely a defrost problem. Are you sure your model is the model posted above your post? RS2630SH If not please let me know the correct model number. I have most of the manuals on the Samsung..............Sea Breeze

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I've done some research on your issue and it seems that should only happen if the temperature sensor goes bad, or the evaporator sensor. Each of the two parts cost less than 30 pounds each, so may be less expensive than tossing out the whole thing.

Try browsing to shop (dot) aeg (dot) co (dot) uk
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The hum on the motor can be faulty compressor motor or a weak capacitor that makes the motor to move slowly.But If there is no cooling at all , before we go further we must confirm the first step of confirming the compressor and gas pressure. So shut off the fridge and leave it off while you clean and check the evaporator for frost. If frost is seen it is a good indication as the compressor is working with sufficient gas within.
Now after about 6 hours plug in the fridge to start. Observe cooling to happen in about one hour and ice to from under three hours
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So attempt to test using a multi-meter / clamp tester from the outside and make your observations so that we come to the solution.

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