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Bosch fridge fd8507 cuts out every 30 seconds since cleaning it

It's like the starter motor isn't working properly. The fan stops, goes silent, all lights go out, won't get cold at all.

Wondering why cleaning the fridge would cause this?

Can't see any blockage in the fan
wires at the back look ok
plug socket works fine with other appliances


What would you do?

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The top part of my fridge is not working properly.It is not keeping food cold. The bottom freezer unit is working fine. I have cleaned the back and I have unplugged the fridge and plugged it in again. I have also turn the buttons off and on inside the fridge.

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Ok there is a drain pan under the evap. coil under the fan that may be clogged and full of ice there is a 3/4" hole the water drains out of that needs cleared if there is a puddle of ice over it , the ice will also effect the airflow traveling down the duct to the fresh food section of the unit.
If there is no ice puddle at the bottom of the refrigerator then make sure the unit is cooling well by making sure it has been running for 10 min. or so and checking the coil in the freezer , it should have a small layer of frost on it showing its getting cold the whole way through it. Let me know how this works.

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Probably excessive ice in the condensor. Likely defrost thermostat or defrost heater problem.

What happens is excessive ice keeps airflow from the refrigerator part of the unit.

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try checking the fan in the freezer at the top which pushes the coldness over to the freezer

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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