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-fridge not cooling, freezer frosting up , notice snowy substance on freezer door on the white plastic part when opening, sliders also hard to roll due to slight frost.

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Many times a 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...

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My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.

There are several things to check.

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2.) Bad Thermostat - This is a long white tube about 1/8" in diameter mounted on the liner wall.

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