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Fridge compartment A.I.S  fan appears to have stopped causing uneven temp control in fridge. is fan meant to go while door is open? can one test to see if fan is ok?

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  • geoff3x May 23, 2008

    thanks thats helpful, I have checked the door and you are correct, the switch does activate the fan.
    The bulge in the door that activates the switch only barely is in the correct position, being somewhat higher on the door than the switch position.
    I am thinking that maybe the switch sometimes slips past the activating bulge and therefore may not be turning on everytime, hence the warm/cold cyclical nature of the problem.
    will keep an eye on this for further developments, maybe I can lower the door position slightly.


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The fan may shut off when the door is open. Check for a switch on the door frame, push it in and the light should go off and the fan should come on.

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