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Fridge an freezer not getting cold.frifidaire frt21nrgw2

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  • mookiepunk Apr 29, 2008

    Hi, the fridge light is working and that's about it. There are no discernable sounds from the fridge and the fan isn't turning. The fridge is at least 3 years old probably 4-5. It's a Haier compact fridge but I'm not sure what model as the manual is pretty useless.

  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    refrigerator lights up but fridge and freezer not getting cold and the fridge is brand new

  • SueM44 Nov 28, 2008

    Kenmore 46-64802 NEW fridge/freezer doesn't get cold enough. Freezer stays between 10 & 20 degrees, fridge hangs around 40-42. This fridge is in an attached garage which doesn't get all that cold (50-60 normally). Had the repair guy out within a week of delivery and he replaced the thermostat so now the fridge temp is also a problem - it hadn't been previously, just the freezer. He said the outside room temp has to stay above 55 for the compressor to run long enough and that I needed a $400. part that's not covered by the warrenty. A $400. part to make a $549. (I got it on sale cheaper) work properly. What's wrong with thins picture????? And since when do you need a special fridge to keep in an attached garage? I could see if it was 120 out or something but too cold for the fridge to keep cold enough????

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Check to see if the compressor and fan is coming on. If the compressor is coming on but both compartments are warm you may have an evaporater leak. I have put alot of them in frt18 and 21's.

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