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Freezer cold but not frig. section

The freezer is cold but the refrigerator part is not that cold. I don't hear any fans working, however the fan next to the coils does work. I thought it might be the defrost timer but have no idea where it is or what it looks like. I replaced one years ago on an old frig. and it was right on the back and looked like a dial. The only section on the bottom I can access is the lower bottom with a panel that comes off and gives access to the compressor and coils.

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Un-plug fridge let defrost fully clean vents look for an obstruction in vents at back of freezer, usually something resembling syrup. Vacum under and back of fridge. plug back in check temp after one day.

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

Switch off frig and let it completely defrost.

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

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SOURCE: refrigerator freezes fresh food section and always runs

Please read it appears that there are two defrost timers for your refrigerator one for the freezer one for the refrigerator

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SOURCE: my freezer won't freeze, but the refrigerator

Hi,

Many times a freezer and/or refrigeratordo not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many otherthings that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out thelast two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to starttrouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then callinga repair person to do a simple thing for you...

Refrigerator Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair

Refrigerator Troubleshooting Refrigerator Compressor

Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay


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