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Refrigerator not cooling...bad odor.

For the past 3 days, I noticed that my frigidaire has not been cooling as it should. The ice maker is not making ice and I've had to move all perishables into the freezer compartment. Nothing is freezing in there, though. I thought it might be related to the heat wave we've had in the Bronx early this week, but I'm not sure because now the temperature is in the 80's and nothing has changed.

I touched the plate around the freezer, the part where the rubber thing attaches to when the freezer closes and that whole part is really hot.

I'd appreciate any tips/advice you may be able to provide.

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  • metamorphosi Jun 12, 2008

    Thanks for the response, but the make of the refrigerator is Frigidaire. Actually, this morning, there were a few cubes of ice and some things in the fridge were slushy. Perhaps it was the heat and humidity from the past couple of days. If you think of anything else, perhaps something we can do to prevent this from happening once more, please let me know.



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Check the condensor fan motor to see if its working and check the condensor for dust etc. the condensor fan is in the back on the bottom, you may need to remove a panel to access the fan. if the unit is running and the fan is not turning or if it is turning slow replace the fan. If possible check to see if the fan is getting 120 volts.

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Check the websites for recalls on whirlpool and maytag refigerators. they have recalled their products for the tubes heating up and being a fire hazard.

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