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Samsung refrigerator model code 1325 model RL33SBNS1

Having problems with the above refrigerator. set to medium on the digital display and is quite happy until suddenly you hear a click and a strange noise at intervals. the noise coincides with all the 5 cooling lights from low to high flashing. the result seems to be everything in the refrigerator becoming frozen from over cooling. there seems to be no remedy apart from maybe by chance on one or two occasions we have unplugged it for a number of hours and it seems to correct itself. this doesn't seem to work all the time.

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SOURCE: Refrigerator not cooling

You will have to let it run for a while, then take the interior back cover off the freezer side to look at the frost pattern on the coils. There should be a nice even white frost on them all, if there is a solid block of ice the defrost cycle isn't working and if there is not much frost but a few inches then you likely have a sealed system leak (no more refrigerant). There can be other issues like the compressor start device not working or the temp control failed, etc. so we will have to go back and forth to do more troubleshooting. Repost with more info when you have it.

Posted on Jan 31, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite bottom freezer refridgerator

I just went through this with my refridgerator and actually posted one of the questions. Here is what I found ........

In the freezer compartment behind the panel there is an evaporator fan which pulls cold air from the freezer and pushes it up into the refrridgerator compartment. If the fan is not working it is one of three things.. 1) there is so much frost in the fan area the fan blade is stopped and cannot push the cold air into the refridgerator compartment or the air channel is blocked. 2) there is no electricity going to the fan (usually tied to the door switch of the refirdgerator compartment, and 3) the motor is dead and will have to be replaced.

Solution to #1 - defrost but there is another problem in the "frost-free" part of the system which must be addressed or the frost will return and it will happen again in the future.

Solution #2 - check to see there is power to the fan. (most are 110VAC but some are 100VDC. Use a meter and check)

Solution #3 - If there is power, the motor is dead. Replace the motor. Be aware that AC and DC motors are different and replace per manufacture's specifications.

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Hotpoint HTS22GBMARWW refrigerator w top freezer - not cooling

This seems to be a model with an automatic defrost cycle.
The good news - is that everything major is working.
The bad news - it doesn't know when it needs to defrost or cool.

The reset is simply to turn it off for 10 minutes as there is no memory storage on these.

Hotpoint have a little get-out-phrase that they use sometimes - location.
If the room is too cold - it can sometimes affect the temperature difference between inside and outside the unit enough to make it think it needs to defrost. I think it's 15 degrees C that things start going wrong.

If the room is fine, then it is probably the freezer sensor that is strapped to the cooling coil at the back inside the freezer compartment. This tells the control when it's frozen solid - and needs defrosting. If it is not sending the correct resistance to the control, it can either defrost too much - or not at all.

If you can turn it off, and get to it to check it, check the contacts first, clean them if possible, replace covers and try again. If no change you will need a replacement. Some models you cannot even get to it, so if this is the case, a replacement control board is needed, or the wires from it need terminating together - dependent on model.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Clicking noise coming from whirlpool refrigerator

The clicking sound is a relay called PTC relay. You need to replace it. First be sure to unplug frig. Remove the cardboard cover that covers most backs of the frig units. Remove the plastic cover that is on the side of compressor. It is held on with a metal clip. Now you should be able to see the relay pry the relay straight off. note the wiring and position of relay. Only three prongs on compressor. Go to a parts house for appliance's and with your make and model number should be able to get a new one. Let me know if you need any more help. ken

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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SOURCE: frig and freezer not cooling

it is possible that a start relay has gone bad but more likely is that the compressor has seized up. if the unit is under 5 years old most likely the comp will be under warranty from sears. peyton

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Honeywell compact refrigerator model # 88031not cooling.

Honeywell compact refrigerator model # 88031 making a clicking noise, not cooling, interior light blinks, and the fans in back are not working properly....seems as if it's not getting full power. worked fine for about a year and justed stopped.

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