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I have a Roper side by side refridge-freezer. We smelled an electrical smell last night. Today the freezer/icemaker thawed out and the refridge also did not cool. I have pulled the back off and checked the fan and it rotates freely. I have vacumed everything around the compressor, coils, and the fan. I am an aircraft mechanic and have tools, I just would like some possible troubleshooting areas to look to narrow the problem down and order a part. What path do you suggest I take to isolate the issue?

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Hi,

Many times a freezer and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many other things that can go wrong.



If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out the last two tips.

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

Check out these tips that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

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