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Bottom freezer is getting cold but not freezing

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  • stephen_meis Oct 16, 2010

    I've turned the freezer to it's maximum setting, and cleaned the cooling coils. So I will see if any of that helps.

    How can I verify if it is the refrigerant levels?

    Also, I'm not sure if I hear a compressor coming on? There is definitely a fan but I don't hear a compressor.

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If the temperature control of the freezer is already set to the maximum cold setting, then the problem could be that the refrigerator need re-gassing. Low refrigerant gas will cause this problem.

Posted on Oct 15, 2010

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    Chris Hingee Oct 16, 2010

    If the compressor does not work or turn on then there would be no cooling at all.

    If there is a very slow leak of refrigerant gas this would cause this problem. you need special gauges to monitor the refrigerant pressures plus recharging gas and equipment.

    There is a possibility the temperature control could be faulty.

    I suggest you get a refrigerator repairer to have a look at your refrigerator.
































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