The freezer is less than two years old recently move the unit. There was no problems with the move.
Fan runs but the compressor does not run, no cooling. There is no noise or action from the compressor.
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Re: Fan runs but the compressor does not run no
While moving the unit you may have jammed or budged the start capacitor which is keeping your unit from turning on. It is located in the back of the unit near the compressor it is oval shaped and silver in color with two wires running out of it. Get the number off of it, go online and search for beverage-air commercial freezer parts. You will need to have the model number to make sure that you get the right parts. Please rate
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Is the compressor running? If not - the timer could be stuck in defrost mode. If it is ruinning, then the freezer coil should be cold. If it is choked with frost & ice - then the defrost heater isn't getting powered (bad timer or defrost terminator - or is getting powered but has burned out.
You should allow the ice and frost to melt completely before turning back on again. Typically ice and frost don't build up so bad in a few days time to cause the temperature rise you're describing If getting cold - the compressor and refrigerant is likely OK, if not the defrost circuit is suspect. If compressor running but not getting cold - a refrigerant leak / charge level may be causing the problem.
pull the unit from the wall, remove the bottom back panel , see if the small fan is working ,if the fan is , there's probally alot of dust back there,unplug the fridg. and vacuum the area real good,use a flash light to make sure you get it all, if the fan is not working and the compressor is running the fan is the problem ,the fan keeps the compressor and coils cool so the freon can cool down so the unit works like it should,if the freon is hot ,the air the fridg.will be blowing will be hot. this should fix your problem, and YES its worth fixing.alittle p.m.saves alot of $$$$$$$$$
If your chest freezer is less than 50 years old, it does not have a fan. Cooling coils contact inner walls of freezer compartment, warm coils dissipate heat through outside walls of freezer. If compressor runs, temp is 30+ degrees, gasket is OK, lid not left open, then you have one of two contions: 1. Low capacity compressor 2. Refrigerant leak. Solution to either is to replace freezer. (My opinion: Don't get a Kenmore brand, which generally ties you into poor warranty and slow and poor service.) No matter what brand name is on the freezer, it is most likely manufactured by Electrolux (in St. Cloud, MN) or Haier (from China). Look at the model / serial number plate before purchase to see where it was manufactured. Yes, the USA manufactured ones are better. (and I'm not just saying that because the plant is less than 15 miles from where I am sitting right now)
Check the evaporator fan inside the unit
Check the condenser fan (if equipped) under the unit
Check the compressor mounts - they are rubber and could be wearing causing the compressor to be touching something under the unit, making the noise.
Check for any loose parts like screws, hinge screws, sheet metal etc.
Good day, Somewhat handicapped not knowing if it's a conventional freezer or frost free. 1. If it's frost free check to see if the fan motor is running in the freezer compartment. 2. As well if it has a fan motor in the compressor compartment, see if it is running as well.
3. If it is a conventional model, make sure it is turned on and make sure it is running. If running, then it has lost it's refrigerant charge or the compressor has lost it's pumping capacity.
4. If it is item 3, then unless it's less then 5 years old, the sealed system/compressor problem is so pricey that it's not a practical repair. If under 5 years Amana will pay for these repairs, whether it's conventional or frost free.
First, check the compressor fan. Make sure it is turning. If this fan is not working properly, the refrigerant will be be cooled adequately. This lowers the efficiency of the refrigerator and causes it to run more.
The fan is probably located in the back of the bottom of the refrigerator. It pulls air across the coils and blows the heat out the back of the unit.
If the fan is not turning, the fan motor will need to be replaced.
did you just get the freezer or move it recently? this unit doesnt have any fans so I'm thinking the compressor is somehow out of place and when you plug it in the compressor is hitting its steel shell from the inside. remove the compartment cover on the side then plug the freezer in and see if the compressor is making the noise..
The worst thing u can do to a refrig/freezer in transport is lay it down. Hopefully that is not the case as it would ruin your compressor. Otherwise, check for proper airflow (behind and underneath) to the condensor fan near the compressor (dust, etc. across condensor coils) ,check for proper door seals. Is the unit in a much warmer room than before? Defrost timer could be stuck in defrost ( or computer control for defrost , depending on model).