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The freezer is working ok but the refrigerator is not cold enough and there is water on the floor of the frig.

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Have your fridge checked out by an expert because you can have a gas leak that cause your fridge to be low on refrigerant. sometimes gas leaks are visible at the back but will have to be repaired by an expert.

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SOURCE: Freezer Working Frig not getting cold enough at max setting

unplug 24 hrs with doors open plug in again if it works better you have a defrost problem. it may be the defrost termination switch.. burned out element or bad timer

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Unplugged frig overnite once I plugged back in made a gurgeling sound whenever I opened the door what would that be?


Usually that is caused by a bad defrost heater thermostat or defrost timer. Failure to automatically defrost is the cause of freezing up.
If you don't feel up to doing the work yourself you should have an appliance repair shop look at it.

The gurgling is caused by water in the catch pan under the fridge. When you defrosted it some of the water made it into the drip pan (and maybe overflowed onto the floor). The fan inside the compressor area under and behind the freezer may be splashing in the excess water in the drip pan. This by itself is not a real problem since it is designed to automatically evaporate the water drained during automatic defrosting, but the excess water and potential overflow onto the floor can become a problem.

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Water leaking from frig onto floor


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Bottom frig is not cold enough. just connected after 1 yr


Ok do this. Boil some water in a pot then use that to defrost the freezer. This is caused by ice build up in the vent that is keeping the cold air from coming into the refrigerator. Make sure it is defrost completel though cause the ice that is built up is mostly inside and can't be seen. That will solve ur problem I guarantee. Then set the temperature to normal. Like half way. This keeps the frost from building up. Believe it or not as refrigerators get a bit older they actually get even colder and therefore frost build up is more likely. Since no refrigeration can be made completely leak proof, small amount of the freon has leaked out older fridge, and this actually cause it to get colder. You don't need a service technician just defrost then set to a lower setting thats it.

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My refrigerator is cool but cool enough and so is my freezer cool, but not cold enough to freeze anything. It seems that the motor is running.


Your refrigerator's defrost heater is not working. The frig's cooling coils are frozen up because the defrost switching unit needs replacing. It is a cheep fix. Call a refrigerator repairman and have it replaced. Max cost is around $ 100.00 mike micmor68@gmail.com
to prove this turn off refrigerator a couple of hours with the doors open and you will notice water appear on your floor as unit defrosts and it is more water than your defrost pan can hold. As it overfills it will spill over onto your floor. If you turn it back on it will work properly for about two weeks and it will start the problem again. mike micmor68@gmail.com

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Freezer Working Frig not getting cold enough at max setting


unplug 24 hrs with doors open plug in again if it works better you have a defrost problem. it may be the defrost termination switch.. burned out element or bad timer

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My refrigerator is not cold enough.


I had this repaired by replacing the motor-fan in the refrigertor behind the air deflector which sends the air from the freezer to frig. hope this helps. The motor was not working.

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Water collects on shelves and below the crisper bins at bottom


Your defrost drain hole is frozen closed.
Remove the back freezer panel and defrost the ice with a hair dryer.
Once the drain is clear poura 1/4 cup bleach in the drain hole.

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Freezer to cold refrigerator not cold enough


sounds like your defrost timer is not working properly . Most fridge/freezers the fridge gets cooled from the cool air from the freezer . But when the defrost timer is not working properly the section between the fridge and freezer freezes up and hence doesnt allow the flow of cool air into the fridge. The defrost timer can be easily replaced. 

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Maytag side by side freezer ice build up


I HAVE A MSD2454GRW, 23.5 CU, MAYTAG AND ICE BUILDS UP ON THE FLOOR OF THE FREEZER TO A POINT WHERE IT RUNS ON THE FLOOR. CAN CLEAN IT OUT AND 12-15 HOURS LATER, ITS BACK.

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