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SOURCE: my refrigerator won't stay cool but my freezer works fine

You have something wrong with the vent going from the freezer to the fridge. You probably have a defrost problem and ice is blocking the vent that goes from the freezer and comes out in the roof of the rerigerator compartment. Replace your defrost timer and bimetal.

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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SOURCE: roper frig, freezer on top ,frozen under

sounds like you have a frozen defrost drain. This is a fairly easy repair you can do yourself. 

  • Unplug refrigerator
  • unload food from freezer
  • remove icemaker if present (there are 3 screws remove the one on the bottom and loosen the 2 on top of icemaker then lift it off the 2 screws unplug from wiring harness)
  • remove 2 screws holding rear cover in place
  • move cover to the side or remove from unit altogether
  • defrost any and all ice from bottom of freezer and aluminum drain pan that is now exposed
  • flush drain hole that you will see once ice is cleared with warm water. (sometimes I use a large syringe or turkey baster to forcefully flush hot water thru the drain tube)

that should fix you up. if you have any further questions leave me a comment here and I'll gladly help any way I can. thanks Peytonreassemble in reverse order

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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Refrigerator not cooling. Freezer working fine. What's going on?


Look behind the refrigerator at the coolant fan located on the bottom and remove any dust or lint slowing the fan down.

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Water dripping from freezer into refrigerator


Just fixed my refrigerator last week that was doing the same thing. Water was dripping from the back top of the refrigerator and it was the drainage line in the freezer had frozen up and was plugged. Emptied the freezer and removed the bottom panel from the freezer and found large layer of ice. Turned freezer off and let everything melt. Then the hole in the back bottom of the freezer on the metal tray became visable. Contined to thaw until warm water would drain into the tray under the freezer. Was not hard at all and much better not cleaning up the water dripping all the time.

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I have water under the crisper drawers in my fridge. The water at the bottom on the ?condenser does not seem to be draining what can I do? Thanks Mary


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Roper coils need cleaning


I do not have info specifically on a Roper fridge, but:

Pull the unit out so you can get to the rear, bottom section. Unplug the unit. There should be a panel at the bottom that can be removed by removing several screws and lifting the panel away.

You should be able to see the (black) compressor and "behind" that are the coils.

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