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As the weather is getting warmer for many people their freezer and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many other things that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then…

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

Refrigerator Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair

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SOURCE: Fridge running but not staying cold

you have a defrost problem, if SxS ref. most likely bad defrost heaters. They are behind interior back wall. Sounds like you have a GE.

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

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SOURCE: freezer working but fridge is not getting cold

Check to make sure freezer fan blowing & fan by compressor, No blockage in supply or return vents, Look in freezer to make sure NO frost is coming thought indicating defrost problem

Posted on Jun 10, 2008

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SOURCE: freezer cold but not fridge

too much ice bulid up will stop enough cold air being blown into the fridge.Try turning it off letting all ice melt then turn it back on again and set thermostat at a lower temp.There may be ice you can't see.

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Bottom not cooling

the blower is broken or frozen.you need to defrost and clean it.or the air passages are clog.

Posted on May 08, 2009

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SOURCE: freezer cold, not fridge

8 to 10 hours depending on how much warm items you placed inside to cool down. Make sure your fresh food section settings are set for medium. I'm not sure from what country you are from but a standard setting for both freezer and refrigerator should be set both mid way. For example (not that you need help here) 1 being the warm being the warmest and 10 being the coldest. Now some companies go like 1 being the coldest and 10 being the warmest. But 5 should be set up for first time start ups no matter where you are from. Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on Aug 05, 2009

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