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Model EHT-201ZH Freezer compartment wont get as cold as it used to. It still makes ice but icecream is soft. It is adjusted to max cool. Help!!

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Check to see if the condenser is clean. Also that the compresser is getting enough clean air.

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Usually a cold weather issue.
If the machine is getting light service, then that can add somewhat to the problem.
The issue here is how much the machine runs per day,or more important, how much time it's off.
When it runs less because of cool dry conditions, the freezer will run less. Ice cream needs colder temps than other items.
One step that can help, is placing it on the lowest part of the freezer.

As far a food freezing only on the bottom of the fresh food section,
The longer off times contribute to that. Cold air, on the off cycle drift from the freezer compartment thru the returns into the bottom of the fridge section, which can cause that problem.

This is all based on the design of the machine, which has one compressor and one fan circulating motor.

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hi LOP7,
In most cases you can easily solve this problem.
step one would be to make sure your freezer is getting cold enough. If you have icecream in your freezer is it frozen solid or is it soft. Most icemakers cycle around 0 degrees and if your freezer is not getting to 0 then it will not cycle and it will not make ice.
Step two would be to make sure you icemake is cycling. To do this simply lift the little shut off arm on your icemaker and wait about an hour then go back to the icemaker and drop the arm down. The icemaker should start going through a cycle. You should notice the arm slowly begin to raise and the ice dispencer fingers will begin to turn. Then you will hear it call for water. You may hear a humm.
If the freezer is cold enough and the icemaker is cycling that only leaves the inlet valve. replace the valve and enjoy the ice.
If the freezer is cold enought and the icemaker does not cycle, then you have a bad icemaker. Simply replace the icemaker and viola.
Third if the freezer is not cold enought 0 defrees. Then you may have a defrost problem. In this case post more info and I will be happy to help. Good luck mca0824@aol.com

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