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Fridge model # 253.7481240g mfg. 10-06. Freezer works great but fridge part is not cooling very much? any ideas? Every thing sound like itsrunning. thanks j.

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SOURCE: fridge quit cooling after i moved it

did you tilt it when you moved it and then when u got it in place plug it in? if so youve got compressor problems, anytime you tilt a fridge you have to let it set for several hours to allow the oil to get back to the compressor or you ruin the compressor

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SOURCE: Inglis Fridge model# IRT184300, warm fridge, cold freezer

There is a fan in the top of the refrig that is not turning. Ck for that fan and pos. ice build up in between.

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SOURCE: kenmore coldspot top freezer auto ice maker, water

Dear customer,

               We suggest u to perform the following checks to solve ur problem...

  1. Check the refrigerator for level
  2. Check the ice maker for level
  3. Inspect the fill cup alignment
  4. Inspect the water supply line
  5. Test the water inlet switch
  6. Test the water inlet valve
  7. Check the shutoff arm
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Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Water dripping from top of fridge (coil housing?) under freezer.

I HAD LEFT THE DOOR AJAR ON MY KENMORE DPOUBLE DOOR WITH TOP FREEZER AND IT FROZE UP NOT ALLOWING THE WATER FROM THE NORMAL AUTOMATIC DEFROSTING PROCESS TO GO DOWN THROUGH ITS NORMAL DRAIN. THE ACCUMULATED WATER THEN DRIPPED INTO THE REFRIGERATOR UNDER THE FREEZER AND HAD TO BE SOAKED UP DAILY. THE SOLUTION--I REMOVED THE ADJUSTABLE
THATBOTTOM PLATE HAD AN UPWARD CURVED PORTION AT THE REAR. WHEN RE-MOVED, YOU COULD SEE FROZEN ICE ACROSS THE BACK UNDER THE VERTICAL COVER THAT COVERS COILS(?).
IN THE FAR BACK BOTTOM THERE WAS A FULL LENGTH, APPROX 1 1/2" WIDE DRAIN AREA WITH A HOLE IN THE CENTER THAT WAS PLUGGED WITH ICE.THAT WAS PREVENTING THE NORMAL DRAINING PROCESS.
A HAIR DRYER AND ABOUT 15 MINUTES MELTED THE PLUG, I THEN POURED A GLASS OF HOT WATER INTO THE HOLE AND IT DRAINED RIGHT DOWN LIKE IT SHOULD.
I HAD THE SAME FREEZE UP & DRIPPING PROBLEM A COUPLE YEARS AGO AND IT COST ME $100 FOR A SERVICE MAN TO FIX IT BUT IT'S REALLY A SIMPLE PROCESS TO FIX.

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Freezer works fridge not cooling on a Danby Designer fridge

There should be a vent between the freezer compartment and the fridge. In order for the fridge to be cold, this has to be open so that cold air can cool the fridge. I'm not sure, but I'm guessing that on that model it is simply a mechanical door operated by a dial. so you need to open any covering sheilds and make sure that the door (the damper actually) is open, and that air is blowing through. Granted, you don't want it open too wide, because then you will have two freezer sections, so you might have to experiment with it.

There is a fan in the freezer that should be pushing air... on some models the fan stops when the freezer door opens, so check holding down the door switch.

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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