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Just above the veg drawers at the back is a channel that collects water when the fridge defrosts. It has a hole to drain the water which is blocked and the water is pooling under the drawers. Clear the hole with a drinking straw.
For this problem, its indicating towards
problem with damper assembly.----------
The working procedure of this unit is as
follows: --- The compressor starts then it cools the freezer section. When the
freezer reaches its cooling level the defrost cycle starts functioning. In this
cycle the fan in the freezer section starts running and the cool air in the
freezer section is passed to the fridge section and the fridge
section gets cold. The air from freezer to refrigerator passes from the
section, in that section the damper is located. ----------- The damper is
operated by a motor.Its a complete damper assembly with motor included in
it.--The damper has door.Which closes and open with the help of motor.In your
case the damper door is remained open, its not closing.Due to this the cool air
from freezer section is running in to fridge section non-stop.Due to this the
vegetables and other food in the bottom drawer freezing.--------- In this
problem the damper assembly needs to be replaced.---------------
You can get
required parts from online sites like: --- www.repairclinic.com
or from searspartsdirect online site.
For Samsung side-by-side refrigerators, there are two possible locations. One is in the upper right hand corner of the refrigerator. The other is behind the veggie drawer.
To access the filter, either remove the top glass shelf or the vegetable bin. Turn off the water to the refrigerator. If no filter is currently in use, remove the cap. If a filter is in use, remove the old filter. Turn clockwise to remove the old filter. Save the cap to reinstall if the fridge is ever used without the filter. Note the date when you put in the new filter and place the sticker on the filter. Remove the red cap from the new filter and align the unlock mark with the filter mark on the filter housing in the refrigerator. (Looks like an unlocked padlock with the u part turned 180 degrees from the rest of the lock). Turn the new filter counter-clockwise 90 degrees until the lock symbol (closed padlock) lines up with the mark on the housing. Use steady firm pressure - it will be hard to turn. This ensures a tight seal. Turn on the water line and check for leaks. If the filter isn't leaking replace the shelf or the vegetable drawer.
Wont get much info there.(manual). Suggest you defrost fridge overnight then locate the drain tube behind the fridge on top of the compressor. Blow into the pipe aggressively until blockage is clear. When clear, switch back on and presto.
See if the drip tray beneath your freezer is full and if so, empty it. That may be the problem. Also, there is a panel between the freezer and the tray. See, if the path provided by the panel, for the flow of defrosted water, is blocked with ice and if so clear it also.
To repair this problem I dont think just toggling a lever is going to work. You need to locate what is suppose to sense the temp in the fridge section and how it stops the air flow to the fridge section. Basically most refrigerators cool in the freezer using the freon coils and transfer the cold to the fridge section using the fan in the freezer. Then your thermostat (temp sensor) stops the air flow by either turning off the fan or closing a small door going to the fridge section. This door is called the baffle and if you put your hand up to it and can still feel air coming thru when the temperature is 39 degrees or lower its not doing its job. With a model number I could help better but my guess is if its not freezing everything only the veggies your thermostat is off or the baffle is unable to close all the way and may have ice or debris in it. Either way I hope this helps.
Most fridges have crisper drawers that have a selection lever on either the front or side of the drawer that allows you to select eiher veggies or meat. Veggie setting is supposed to keep the crisper drawer warmer, while Meat setting makes it the coldest possible.
If you don't have the selector slide levers, I would suggest you use the highest possible crisper drawer available, as the lower in the frdge compartment you go, the colder the air will be. That should resolve the problem you're having, other than lowering the fridge temp setting slightly.
You might notice a cold air exchange vent next to your crisper, which supplies cold air from the freezer section into the fridge section, so that could be contributing to the colder temps in the crisper where you keep your veggies.
If you have a side by side model you need to look at the refrigerator compartment wall on the left of the bottom drawer and move the slide control to the warmer/fruit/vegitable setting instead of the meat setting.
I hope this helped. Please rate my help or ask for more help please. supertechks
Sounds like you might have a condensation problem. Is the fan in your freezer working? If not it's not circulating the cold air. If it is you might have frost on the lower rear wall of your freezer meaning its not defrosting like it should and restricting your air flow. Last but not least you have a damper door in the upper left corner of your fridge that allows the cold air from your freezer into the fridge to cool it, that might not be opening up. Any one of these things would cause your water problem and a warm fridge section
Actually this seems about right. The air flow in the fridge is usually from the back top of the fridge. That will be the cold spot then the air sinks down to the bottom and then recycles back into the freezer comp. to get cold again. Door shelf is usually warmer than the rest. As with most units, it takes some understanding of the air circulation pattern in order to find the sweet spots for dairy products and meat, veggies, etc. Check to see if there are slider adjustments on the drawers for temp or humidity, etc. Also make sure there are not parts missing from the inside of the fridge. Sometime a part that appears to only be a small plastic item gets broken over time and never replaced when it could actually be very important to air circulation. I recommend getting a small floating aquarium thermometer and setting it in a glass of water in order to get the "true" temp. of the products not just the air temp of the fridge. Put the glass in different locations over a weeks period to record what the temps are like in different areas of the fridge so you can make a "map" of the cold spots, etc. Leave the thermometer in for about 12 hours before you record the temps for that location. I think you will find the answers you need in order to place your food more effieciently in the fridge.
As for summer days, the unit will have to work harder in warm weather to cool than it does in the winter months of course but there is always a concern that you are not cooling 100%. The way to check that is to let the unit run for several hours (turn the temps down so it runs for at least an hour solid) then you would have to pull the whole interior rear freezer panel off the back to view the cooling coils and make sure they are fully frosted across the whole coil surface. If they are iced up only in a few inches of coils then you likely have leaked out the liquid refrigerant over the years and there's not enough to cool a full 100% of its capacity.
And your complaints are the same with even brand new models... it's about 60% of our service calls (not cooling properly or freezing food).