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Freezer won't freeze

On my side bt side frigidaire freezer will not freeze and refrigerator is not cold. I checked for dust on the condenser, it really was not dusty, need help thanks, this unit is only year and a half old
Markis

unplugged it plug it back up chech condenser clean it not working still.

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  • Clee888 Jun 22, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem now. I can hear a fan but I cannot tell which fan it is. What are some possible problems?

  • Anonymous Jul 25, 2008

    Had a storm and now freezer or refrigerator side wont cool. cleaned compressor and unplugged can hear it click on but it click off after a few seconds.

  • okienpa Jul 29, 2008

    I am having same problem with a whirlpool. What do I do?

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  • dlhomes Sep 10, 2008

    Have the same problem after a storm, don't know where the compressor is... HELP!!!

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Is the fan running ion the freezer is the compersser runing and the cond fan >??

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compressor may be the problem,by pass the thermostate connections & chelk cooling replace if working.some sort of leakage may also be the problem.

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