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Freezer not staying real cold--seems to be running all the time-what's going on? Coils are clean.

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Hi,

As the weather is getting warmer for many people their freezerfreezer not staying real cold--seems to be running - 2_bing.gif and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4024657-refrigerator_condenser_coil_cleaning


http://www.fixya.com/support/r3885294-refrigerator_troubleshooting

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4023749-refrigerator_compressor_start_capacitor

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Posted on Jun 04, 2010

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