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The refrigerator and freezer are getting warmer 47 and 10 ,after a couple of hours are 37 and -2. What could be the problem?

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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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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.

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1Place the appliance thermometer in a glass of water.

2Set the glass of water with the thermometer in the refrigerator on the middle shelf.

3Check the temperature on the appliance thermometer after 24 hours.
The temperature should register between 37 and 40 degrees Fahrenheit (2 and 4 degrees Celsius) in order to store food safely.

4Look for the temperature control dial inside the refrigerator if you have to adjust the temperature, and make it warmer or cooler.
If you can’t easily see the control dial, check the owner’s manual for a diagram that shows the location
When looking at the refrigerator temperature dial, you may see numbers rather than degrees. The majority of refrigerators use a set of numbers, with the lower numbers representing cooler temperatures and the higher numbers representing warmer temperatures.

5Move the temperature dial in the necessary direction to adjust the temperature up or down. Be sure to move the dial only one number in either direction because it probably will not take much to change the temperature in the refrigerator.

6Adjust the temperature balance control if your refrigerator has such a dial or sliding switch. This allows you to direct more or less cold air to the refrigerator section from the freezer section.

7Wait at least 24 hours, and then check the refrigerator temperature again.

8Observe the amount of frost in the freezer section of the refrigerator if you are unable to properly set the temperature.

90Defrost the freezer if the amount of frost is more than .25 inches (.64 cm) thick.

10Repeat the steps as necessary until the temperature is within the safe range.

11Use a permanent marker to draw a line on the dial after you locate the best setting on the refrigerator temperature dial. This will give you a reference point in case your dial moves and needs to be adjusted in the future.

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Here are normal temperatures - Freezer should not be warmer than 10F. Normally it should be 0F, however optimal temps are -10F and for hard icecream - I recommend -10F or colder since it gives a better recovery after a power failure.

Refrigerator temps no warmer than 4F - optimal should be 34F.

After ruling out door gasket seals and dirty condensers, the most common cause is a bad defrost system. If you remove your freezer panel you can look for over frosting on the evap coils - (after shutting down unit of course) try manually defrosting with a blow dryer until everything is melted - place back panel and run for a couple of hours. If cooling is back to nromal, your issue is defrost timer components / control board.

Make sure the evap fan is working properly as well. as your condenser fan (if applicable).

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Hello hazraan
Welcome.


You said your Kenmore model 60852990 freezer is working but refrigerator is not cooling.

Lets try a couple of ideas.
Is your freezer filled up where the packages are covering the air vents in the rear of the freezer?
Refrigerators and freezers must share the cold air and circulate between them. If the freezer is packed full with not enough space at the air vents in side it, the fridge will get warmer!

Next,Turn off the fridge and freezer controls, and then go to the breaker box and turn off the breaker to the fridge for 5 minutes!!!!!
Then restart it and the fridge and freezer controls.
This should reset the system and solve the problem. let me know if either were the case.
If either was the reason,it now will take some 8 to 12 hours to gets back to temperature.

Waiting your response.
Huuum, Please remember to leave a rating.

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