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Old coldspot isnt working right. The bottom of the freezer side blows cold air but the top doesnt and everything is thawed up top.The fridge is warmer than normal and I think itd getting warmer. This just started today. Any ideas would be great...thanks

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Hi,
Sounds like the old faithful just developed a freon leak...
hold aceromony for the old girl and say goodbye... :-(

heatman101

Posted on Aug 07, 2010

  • ryacwazy Aug 08, 2010

    or maybe its the evap fan motor? If it is still blowing cold air somewhere that means their is not a freon problem. Therefor that means the compressor is still working. It sounds more like there is a cheaper sollution to the problem. Evap fan motor if there is no air blowing up top. Cost bout $60 and easy to replace. Better to spend that than $500 and up on a fridge.

  • D. Floyd Kolb
    D. Floyd Kolb Aug 08, 2010

    You stated that it was still blowing.... therefore I assumed that the fan was still working...

    yes if the blower is not working, check it out for power and replace it if it has power but is not running....

    However,

    low freon can also make some cool air but not enough to completely cool just as you described...

    I gave you just what my forst thought was from what you described and my experience with these things...



    heatman101

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