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I have an Addi Arizona Model water dispenser and cooler. It has recently begun to freeze up to the point where you can't get any water out of either the room temp or cold side. I suspect a switch that isn't cycling the compressor, hence runnng continuosly and causing the freeze. Let me know your thoughts and where to possibly get parts to repair.

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Hello mmmm,
Welcome,
how old is the unit?
And what did it cost you?

It has a bad thermostat.
Try unplugging it for 5 minutes and see if it resets.
If it runs continuously the compressor will soon burn out and die!
If not do not spend more than half of what it cost to repair it!
This is the rule of thumb.

You said ,The water cooler wont stop chilling the cold water. Normally, it would shut off once the chilled water has reaches a certain temperature, but now it runs continuously. any ideas how to fix??

Thank You for using our site for advice,
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Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Freezer is cool but not freezing or making ice - fridge not cold

If there is frost on the back wall of the freezer, then the compressor is running. Another (maybe) good thing is the fan is running.

The problem could be -

1) Bad defrost heater
2) Failed defrost sensor
3) Failed defrost timer or refrigerator controller board.

There are diagnostic tests to determine the problem, but require skill at using a multimeter and possibly reading a schematic/wiring diagram.

You can temporarily make the refrigerator run again for awhile by unplugging, opening the doors, and defrosting for 6-8 hours (store food in coolers.). Then plug it back in. Note, water may come out of the freezer as a result of defrosted ice.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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the damper motor on the refrigerator portion is not working properly

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You are correct. Same as refrigerator temperature.

Posted on May 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Frigidaire plhs267za side/side water dispenser leaks while ice maker cycles

My Frigidaire model FRS24ZGE leaks water from the bottom of the freezer door after using the water/ice dispenser. Any ideas on a fix?

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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