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I have no cold air in my refrigerator or Freezer. It defrosted everything.


Condenser Coils are Dirty
If the refrigerator is not cold enough the condenser coils may be dirty. The condenser is like a radiator and must stay clean in order to dissipate the heat which was removed from the inside of the refrigerator. As the coils get dirtier the refrigerator becomes less efficient, which makes it work harder to cool down. If the coils are dirty enough, the unit will never be cold enough and will not be able to cool the inside of the refrigerator to the proper temperature.
Evaporator Fan Motor
If the refrigerator is not cold enough, the evaporator fan motor might have failed. Every refrigerator has a set of coils called an evaporator. The refrigerator may have one or more evaporator fan motor(s) depending on the model and evaporator locations. The evaporator fan motor circulates the cold air from the coils thru the compartment. If there is only one evaporator it is in the freezer side. If the fan is not working, no cold air will get to the refrigerator compartment. The freezer may still get cold.
Condenser Fan Motor
If the refrigerator is not cold enough there might be something caught in the condenser fan motor blade, or the condenser fan motor might be defective. The condenser fan motor draws air over the condenser coils to cool them. The condenser fan motor is located underneath the refrigerator near the back. Pull the refrigerator out from the wall and remove the access panel to access it.
Start Relay
If the refrigerator is not cold enough, the start relay may be defective. The start relay is a small device mounted to the side of the compressor. It provides power to the run winding along with the start winding for a split second at start-up to help get the compressor started. If the start relay is defective the compressor may run intermittently or not at all and the refrigerator will not get cold enough. The start relay should be replaced if defective.
Temperature Control Thermostat
If the refrigerator does not get cold enough the temperature control thermostat might be defective. The thermostat allows power to flow through to the compressor, evaporator fan and condenser fan. If the cooling system fans and compressor are running, but the refrigerator or freezer is not cooling correctly check for an airflow or defrost system problem.
Start Capacitor
If the refrigerator isn't cold enough the compressor might be having difficulty starting. The start capacitor serves as a battery to give the compressor a little boost during start-up. If the start capacitor is burned out the compressor might not be able to start and run as often as it should. Test the start capacitor first with a capacitance meter, they don't fail often. If it's defective, replace it.
Thermistor
If the refrigerator is not cold enough the thermistor might be defective. The thermistor is a sensor which monitors the air temperature. It is connected to the control board. If the thermistor is defective the refrigerator does not cool or may cool continuously.
Temperature Control Board
If the refrigerator is not cold enough the temperature control board might be defective. The temperature control board provides the voltage to the fan motors and compressor. These boards are often misdiagnosed. Check all other components to be certain this is the cause of the problem.
Compressor
If the refrigerator is not cold enough, the compressor might be defective. The compressor is a motor which compresses the refrigerant and circulates the refrigerant through the evaporator and condenser coils. There are several other components which are more likely to be defective if the compressor doesn't work. If the compressor itself is defective a licensed professional will need to replace it.
Main Control Board
If the refrigerator is not cold enough the main control board might be defective. This is not common. Check the defrost system, cooling fans, and cooling controls first.

Jun 28, 2017 | Refrigerators

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Everything works. But the fan runs all the time on or off. 25/7


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Refrigerator motors sometimes need troubleshooting over time. ... If the fan isn't shutting off there could be several reasons. ... reason a condenser fan is continuallyrunning within a refrigerator is the thermostat. ... All Fields are required. Name.

Oct 30, 2015 | Refrigerators

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My Frigidaire brand refrigerator blower motor does not come on. Where is it located in this refrigerator?


Your evaporator fan is located in the back section of the freezer. In this particular model the fan is energized by the ADC(auto defrost Control) which is in the control panel in the fresh food section. Behind the thermostats. The red wire with a white tracer is the power feed to the fan from this control. The condenser fan is beside the compressor in the back of the unit.

Mar 03, 2015 | Frigidaire Refrigerators

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Door gasket Very hot and also metal strip very hot asa well


Check if condenser fan motor is running and condenser unit - it might be full of dust and lint - clean it! It is dangerous for both compressors if that fan motor has stopped working! These parts located on top behind that alluminum grill, on right hand side. Sub Zero refrigeration condenser cleaning - Read instructions here:
http://www.subzerolosangeles.com/how-to-clean-a-condenser-on-a-sub-zero-refrigerator/
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Jul 21, 2014 | Sub-Zero 690 Side by Side Refrigerator

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Whirlpool refrigerator model# ED25DQXDN04 - unit condenser fan motor not turning on and no power being received at condenser fan motor.


? Looking up that particular model, shows unit has regular 110v motor, if your compressor is on that fan should be as well.checking red to white wire while compressor on you should have 110 volts. if this not the case, look to a broken or disconnected wire compressor and fan should be sharing same power source.

Nov 01, 2013 | Whirlpool ED5FHEXMQ Side by Side...

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Amana refrigerator SQD23VW


If the freezer is not freezing. I am guessing that the refrigerator is not cold also. Here is link to an Amana Refrigerator Not Freezing. You will need to narrow down parts that are working and are not working. I would first pull the refrigerator out to make sure that the compressor and the condenser fan are running(the condencer fan motor runs to cool the compressor down). This is a link to a GE refrigerator condenser fan motor problem. The compressor and condenser fan motor are in the same place. This can give an idea at least where it is at. Make sure that the evaporator fan motor in the freezer is running also. Make sure that the rear freezer wall is not iced over. This can be a defrost problem. See what a defrost problem is HERE. If your unit is sitting there with the lights on but you hear no noise from any fan motor or your compressor. Your unit may be in a defrost mode. Locate your defrost timer. It looks as tho it is either located in the front behind the kick plate or in the back by the compressor. Here is a link to your units diagrams http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Amana-Parts/Refrigerator-Parts/Model-SQD23VW-P1315302WW/1268/0165000/P9060266/00011?componentDescription=&brandDescription=&searchTerm= or http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Amana-Parts/Refrigerator-Parts/Model-SQD23VWP1315302WW/1268/0165000?searchedModel=sqd23vw&blt=11 . Hope this helps a little. This is my Appliance repair Contact. You can get a hold of me at http://www.apcoapplianceandair.com/contact.php anytime.

Apr 09, 2013 | Amana Refrigerators

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Where is the defrost timer on a kenmore side by side model # 106.58904801


What you should be looking for its a dead fan motor. The condenser fan motor cools the refrigerant and allows the compressor to stay cool with the returning cool refrigerant. If the fan motor is working intermittently then the fridge will do the same. Usually the fan will work for a wile but when it gets hot the lubrication to the bearings becomes poor and the bearings get worn ant the shaft will fall and the rotor will lock up. Condenser fan motor is usually located on the bottom backside of the fridge. Do not run the fridge until the motor is replaced, you can create a whole lot of other problems that will need to be taken care of by a professional. Good luck

Sep 08, 2012 | Kenmore Refrigerators

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Refrigerator gets extremely hot in the center strip on the doors. Is this is a condensor fan problem and if so can you give me an idea of how much it would cost to fix it?


This is normal. The refrigerant lines run through the center strip to reduce condensation buldup between the doors.
The temperature will vary and can be as high as 120 degrees F.
When the compressor cycles off it cools down.

Aug 08, 2011 | Refrigerators

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I have a ge sbs model pcp23shmffbs. the condenser fan motor is running slow, but turning freely. the fan motor is rated at 11.3 volts dc and supply to fan motor is only 6.7 volts. is the condenser fan...


If the motor is running, but running slowly, you will need to replace the motor. If there was a problem with the PCB, (control board) the motor would not run at all and you would see other problems with the refrigerator.
Here is a link to the motor.

Jan 28, 2011 | GE Refrigerators

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The panel separating my side by side refrigerator from the freezer is hot - nearly to the point of burning. Kenmore model 10653606202


  1. check if the evaporator fan motor is running (inside the freezer)
  2. Same for the condenser fan motor on the bottom in the back of the fridge
  3. Clean condenser coils underneath or in the back of the fridge
  4. if there is a frost on the back wall in freezer - you've got the defrost problem, check defrost heater, defrost bimetal thermostat, and defrost timer

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