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Freezer freezes OK, frig compartment doesnt get cold

Frig sat for a year, it is a small frig that my daughter was going to take to college. It says frigidaire on front on back label it says electrolux.
the model is frt03l3dw0, serial # is ra44901055. The frig was only used for 1 year before putting in dry storage??? Thank you in advance

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  • tmfix Mar 14, 2008

    Thank you I will try to charge the system and let you know. Tom

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Does the unit only have one compressor (black round object on back of unit). If yes then sounds as though you have lost some refrigerant (just enough to keep the freezer happy). If no (ie two compressors) check if both compressors hot. If both hot then have major problem if one cold then have a thermostat gone. Personally I think you have lost gas from your description, if so then you are looking at a dead fridge freezer. Hope this is of some help.

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