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Frigidaire stand alone Refrigerator won't cool Fans and Compressor work

I have a Frigidaire stand alone refrigerator model PLRU1777DS all of a sudden it stopped cooling. I pulled it out and made sure the coils and fan were clean.

Fan by coils underneath works fine also when I turn the inside temp control it will come on both fans inside and by coil run fine. Compressor comes after about 2 min
and runs run but will not cool the coil inside the fridge at all.Compress gets a little warm. but not real hot.
Thank you in advance

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  • tom222 Feb 18, 2008

    It is just a refrig no freezer. I have removed all the shelves and back panel When I turned it on the coil inside the refrig doesn't get cold.
    I put my hand on the compressor and it seems to cycle on.


  • tom222 Feb 18, 2008

    This model is just a full size refrigerator only. It does not have a freezer. It doesn't seem to cool at all.but compressor and both fans are working.

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    you posted this problem under the wrong model Number

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    There is no coil in the refrig section......What does the coil in the freezer section look like you could have a defrost problem.. is it iced up?? this will let the freezer still work but block the airflow into the refrig that and let me know

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    you say it stopped cooling in both sections (refrig and Freezer) ??

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    MCWC50DBT model. Compressor is warm to touch, LED temp controls inside work, fan is running over coils in back. Fridge just not cooling.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Compressor not runs. I cycled thru defrost and back to cool and still not working.. I put on a hard start and still nothing.
    It ohms out fine and not shorted.
    Only drawing 1 amp

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    new refrigerator has been installed and running for more that 72 hours. the compressor has not stopped running.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    compressor wont run

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    replaced compressor start relay about 10 months ago. It has been working fine coils clean cooling fan working. Compressor is loud but will run.



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Ended up having a freon leak in tubing around door. Luckly the warranty was 5 years in sealed system. New one was FREE.

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When you removed the back panel inside refrig was there any sign of cooling, perhaps only top 1 pass of the coil was frosted, or completly warm no signd of frost at all?

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