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Frigidaire PLHT217TA - Replacement Freezer door

Does anyone know where to buy a replacement freezer door for a Frigidaire refrigerator, stainless Gallery series, model # PLHT217TA ?

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  • HARRIETT Feb 23, 2008

    WHENEVER THE REFRIGERATOR DOOR IS CLOSED THE FREEZER DOOR OPEN SLIGHTLY.
    THIS HAPPEN ALL THE TIME HOW DO FIT ?



    Frigidaire PLHT217TA Top Freezer Refrigerator

  • MariaO Aug 15, 2008

    Freezer Door is warped. Needs to be replaced. Can someone please let me know where to buy the door. Thanks!

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SOURCE: the Frigidaire Gallery freezer has ice build up restricting air flow

#1. DEFROST TIMER stuck or defective. Not allowing DEFROST CYCLE to occur. Most probable.
#2. THERMOSTAT (cold control) has gone bad.
#3. CIRCULATING FAN. It pulls air from the FREEZER side into the REFRIGERATED side.
#4. and lowest in probability. LOW (leaking) coolant charge.

Posted on Mar 09, 2008

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SOURCE: cold freezer/warm refrigerator

Same problem with Frigidaire Gallery model#GLRT182SAW5 (dated 2002 on back of case)

Vents were blocked with ice. Vents (from top compartment to lower) located behind light. You can check by poking a chopstick up the (2) holes; be careful not to hit fan blades.

Solution:

- took freezer coil cover off in back; checked that defrost heater element was working (marked and rotated the timer in the hole next to light); checked that fan working. Found ice in the vents and defrost drip area. Got it out with hair dryer.

- cleaned compressor coils in back (check fan is rotating; also tweaked some of the compressor tubing bends to make them more smooth - read somewhere about a manufacturing defect ...); blew out drip tube from defroster while down there.

- Set the freezer control to WARM and the refrig control to COLD (THIS SHOULD IMPROVE AIR FLOW FROM TOP TO BOTTOM).

- Put thermometers in top and bottom. Checked that refrigerator cycles (not running continuously). Checked that cold air is coming down from (2) vents behind light.

OK: so far, so good. Lower compartment is 40 or under. Top is under 18.

CONCLUSION: Suspect marginal design. Had problems with another similar model where defroster ice doesn't drain correctly, pools and refreezes. Leading to blocked vents as well as blocked defroster drain and similar problem including dripping water from top to bottom and warm bottom.

MAYBE KEEPING THE FREEZER CONTROL AT WARM GETS AROUND THE PROBLEM?? ANYWAY, ITS WORKING FOR ME FOR NOW !!

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

davidpsr
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SOURCE: My freezer works but the refrigerator doesn't. It

The fan that blows cold air from the freezer to the fresh food compartment is probably the culprit. There is also a mechanical 'door' that is controlled by the fresh food temperature dial that may be stuck closed or the linkage broken. The way it works is: The wider the door is open, the more cold air (from the freezer) is allowed to blow into fresh food compartment.

Turn both temperature dials all the way up and open the freezer compartment. Do you hear a fan running? If not, the fan is most likely bad. If you do hear the fan, there's probably a problem with the door or the linkage that connects it to the control dial.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

Greg20
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SOURCE: Freezer not freezing

sounds like your loosing freon.

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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SOURCE: ice forming on bottom of freezer. Frigidaire side

pls. check the frion and filters.

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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