Question about Refrigerators
Over the past couple of weeks I have noticed the temperature increasing in the fridge. Got home today and it was actually room temp in the fridge but freezer is working fine ..... anyone have any ideas ?
How to check
The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper) between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it. There is a flap you adjust with the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust the fridge temp.
If the evaporator coils behind the back panel of the freezer are icing up because of auto defrost failure that will stop the circulation of cold air and eventually affect the freezer too.
check defrost timer, defrost heater, defrost thermostat. In most newer models the timer has been replaced by an electronic control board. If the heater and thermostat are ok it’ll be the control.
Posted on Sep 12, 2009
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