Question about LG LRTP0931 Top Freezer Refrigerator

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My LG fridge is working but it doesn't seem to be very cold. The freezer is working too, it's freezing ice blocks, but everything on the top shelf isn't frozen. It's an LG Fresh Master No-Frost GR-242MF. It's second hand & before now hasn't been turned on for a few months. I've had it turned on for nearly a week, and over time it seems to be slowly getting colder but still not cold enough to store anything in it. I'm trying to avoid getting a repairman out as I paid nothing for the fridge & am hoping it's just a quick & easy fix...

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SOURCE: Hi have a lg fresh

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is a multi-solution answer since I don't have all the tech from your question to pinpoint your problem
But the solution is in here generically, if you read and study the solutions very,very carefully.

Sounds like the cold control has stuck . Unplug the two wires from the cold control and plug them together. Turn one wire over and plug it into the other. away from the cold control.
The cold control is the knob in the ref that turns it on and off and has numbers on it. (Thermostat)
If it runs then that cold control (Thernostat) is the problem.
If that doesn't work DO THIS:
The relay on the compressor may need replaced
A relay starts the compressor with a higher voltage and then quickly kicks out
Thats what is happening with yours
Its best for a tech to replace The relay but you can do it
Take your model number to your Local Appliance parts store they will have a diagram
showing you how to install the relay. Its called a hard start relay
also try hooking the two wires together on the cold control to route around the cold control.

If you need more help GO HERE:

http://www.applianceaid.com/procedures.html

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