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Re: freezer cold refrigerator side warm
Check your block air vent, check also if air is present in the air vent. Try the defrosting method and start the unit, monitor the air vent for air. If no air check your fan motor inside if still operating.
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If the freezer temps are normal and the refrigerator is warmer than normal, the the air flow from freezer to refrigerator is being hampered either by ice on the evaporator or the freezer is stuff in such a way that normal airflow between freezer and fridge is hampered. If the auto defrost is not working properly you will have warmer freezer temps and a relatively warm refridge. Check the defrost timer and defrost heater element.
check the fan from the freezer side if its not running /possible frozen or jammed will cause the refridge side to be warm the fan blows the freezer air into the fridge side to cool their is also a damper or duct control which can build up if no blockage or debris test fan for power if power than test fan it self if not running than repair or replace as necessary
the refrigerator side of most modern day units only gets cold by cold air being blown over from the freezer side so check the fan in the freezer to make sure it is working as well as check the damper that opens and closes to let cold air over to the refrigerator side
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The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper)
between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it.
Make sure this fan is running. You may have to hold the door switch in for it
to run. There is a flap you adjust with
the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust
the fridge temp. The problem could be the electronic control if
you have one or the mechanical linkages.
There is a vent that gets clogged. The easiest way to fix it is to let it thaw for 24 hours (open-48 would be better). This is much ceaper that calling for a tech. Cold air from the freeezer is what keeps the fridge side cold.
3 possible problems.... Machine is possibly not defrosting (if this is it, eventually the freezer will not work as well) The damper between the two sides is possibly not operating, or the fan on the freezer side is possibly not blowing the cold air into the fresh food side.