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Indesit san400 larder fridge wont cool.motor is running but no cooling

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If the compressor is running and not cooling then there is no refrigerant circulating in the refrigerator or no air moving across the one or both coils. No ice in the freezer section indicates that no cooling is taking place at all, pointing to a lack of refrigerant rather than poor air circulation due to a bad fan or frozen coil.
You can try a manual defrost to ensure it's not a frozen coil by unplugging the unit for several hours with doors open then starting it again. If there is still no cooling occurring you need to check the refrigerant level. If its low you will have to find and seal the leak, pressure test with nitrogen, evacuate and weigh in the correct amount and type of refrigerant listed on the unit.
Hope this helps, needless to say be sure to find a reputable qualified technician to open and service your refrigerant circuit this will make or break your unit.

Posted on Mar 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Fridge not cooling

Check de-frost timer.

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SOURCE: Liebherr larder fridge not working in normal mode

thermostat is faulty - supercool just bypasses the stat

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Amana refrigerator stopped cooling.

Have you been hearing a clicking noise coming from behind the unit? This is the first indication of a failed compressor relay. Pull the unit out and unplug it. Remove the back cover and go to the compressor. You will find a device on the side of the compressor that has the wires hooked to it. This is the compressor relay and overload. It may be under a black cap. Remove the cap to access it. It may have 2 pieces to it or it may just have the 2 pieces encased in a white and tan box. Remove this box and shake it. If it rattles like gravel in it then it is bad. If it is in 2 pieces then it will have a brown relay. This is the piece that will rattle if bad. The white and black piece with one wire is the overload. They most never go bad. Use this replacement part kit...8201786 and follow the detailed instructions included in the kit. Thanks for the question. Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Fridge not cooling, freezer not freezing even on coldest settings

Hi,
From what you are describing, you have a refrigerant leak. The freon has leaked from the system, The compressor will still run and evrything looks fine. To double check you will have to have someone hookup gauges to the system and verify that the charge is lost.
It may be possible to find and repair the leak. This is not always possible as some of the system is virtually inaccessible in many refrigerators.
Make sure if you do have someone repair the system that they evacuate the system very well and do a good vacum test before recharging the system.

This should help you to solve your problem.
Thanks for using Fixya!!

Heatman101

Posted on Nov 24, 2009

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