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Left refrigerator door open over night, next day it stopped working

The refrigerator door was left open and next day I found the machine did not work. I closed the door but it can make noise as usual but the temperature remains the same. Could anyone give me some advice as to how to fix this? Thanks.

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  • yosephien Sep 16, 2008

    my refrigerator door open more than 10 hours and now its not cold anymore although still running and dont make any noisy.....please advise?


  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    GE refrigerator door left open all night

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    a new refrigerator that started making noise. The noise stops when I open the refrigerator door.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    My refrigerator was making a whining noise until I would open the french doors. Immediately after closing them the noise would persist. If I open the sliding freezer door it would still make noises. Well I woke up this morning and noticed that the refrigerator was not longer cooling but the freezer is still cold.



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Sounds like you sucked in a lot of warm air over night freezer still working? just the refrig went out???easiest solution empty unit completly, unplug and leave doors open let al frost melt out 24 hrs later plug back in and you should be find

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Once all the ice has melted and you've mopped up all the ensuing mess, I think there's a good chance all will be well again. Even if it isn't, you haven't really lost anything through trying.


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