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Look and see if your compressor is running check for frost on the back wall of the freezer listen for the fan running hold my rating and reply to me

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If compressor is running but no cooling effect it is either leakage of freon or loose compression. let it be checked by a certified technician.

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Ro@hotmail.comtemp fridg& frezer will chang 30 to 40 degrees if you open either door it will take a long time for for temp to drop


The compressor is the part which cools the refrigerator.---------- First i will explain the working procedure of your sanyo refrigerator.---------- In the refrigerator, there is a part called compressor, the compressor is the part which cools the freezer section, When the freezer reaches its cooling level the defrost cycle starts functioning. In this cycle the fan in the freezer section starts running and the cool air in the freezer section is passed to the fridge section and the fridge section gets cold.--------- So the freezer section cooling/ freezing is must.If freezer is not getting properly cooled or not getting cooled, then fridge section will show the low or no cooling problem.--------------
In your refrigerator, its quite possible that compressor is got weak, nor complete faulty but little bit weak.So when you open and close the fridge or freezer door , the compressor is not that strong to maintain the required temperature.So its working hard to cool inside temperature, but its not doing it quickly as it should.---------.---------- In the compressor there is a refrigerant called FREON.With the help of this Freon the compressor cools the freezer section.Freon is a gaseous type cooling agent.The compressor will stop cooling when coolant gets leaked from its chamber.--------- Again recharging the Freon is possible, but the cost for that recharging is approx the cost of new compressor.So its always advisable to get compressor replaced.Because new compressor has warranty for few years.------------------ You can get required parts from from online sites like: --- www.repairclinic.com or from searspartsdirect online site. --------- ----------------
There is manual reset procedure, sometimes the ice gets frosted all over and blocks the ventilation's for cool air to pass from one section to another, and this also causes problem.So directly going for compressor inspection, before that you can try manual reset procedure and see if that helps.---------

The manual reset procedure is as follows : ----
First unplug the unit from main power outlet. Then empty whole unit completely. Then keep both the doors open. Wait for 24 hours. All the ice collected on the coils and in the freezer section will get melted. Clean the water from the sections. Then Connect the power cord of the unit to main power outlet after 24 hours/.Then set the temperature to normal in both fridge and freezer section. It will take approx 4 to 6 hours for your refrigerator to regain its regular cooling/ freezing .So after 4 to 6 hours check , Is the refrigerator cooling properly or is it taking time or temp is dropping once you open close door. If this problems are not noticed, then reset procedure has helped.------- But if same problem is noticed after reset procedure is followed, then you can get the compressor checked. -------- This should help. Thanks.Helpmech.

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I have a Beverage Air model MT 27. Coils have been cleaned and recharged with freon. Cooler will not cool below 50 degrees?


You'll need to check the back-pressure on the low-side of the system, you have a faulty compressor. If there is a condenser fan motor make sure it is running when the compressor is on.

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IF YOU UNIT IS IN FACT A WKL UNIT(DIGITAL DISPLAY) IT COILD BE TWO THING A BAD BOARD THAT IS NOT SENDING POWER TO THE COMPRESSOR OR A FREON LEAK.
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Without refrigeration gauges, you can't check your freon level. You have to check the pressure of the freon, not the level. If you are careful and have a basic knowledge of electricity and moving parts, you can get an idea if you are out of freon. If you remove the lower slotted cover from the refrigerator you will see the condensor coils. This is a radiator that has aluminum fins on the front and will have a fan running behind it. If the compressor is running this condenser coil should be hot to the touch at the top part of the aluminum fins. If the fins are covered with dust and dirt it can cause your cooler to malfunction. Also if the fan is not running the compressor will overheat and quit. If you pull the cooler away from the wall, you can see the compressor in the bottom of the cooler. There are two copper lines leading to the compressor. The small line goes to the condensor coils (the radiator) and should be hot enough to burn your finger if you have enough freon. Also the larger of the two copper lines brings the freon back to the compressor from inside the cooler. It should be cold to the touch if you have proper freon pressure. If both of those two lines feel about the same temperature, either the compressor is not running or you have no freon. BE CAREFUL! There are electrical lines and moving fan blades near the compressor, and some of the tubing gets really hot.

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No longer cools.


This refrigeration system may be under extended warranty.
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Lights, Fan, Compressor all seem to work. Compressor is HOT.


Anytime you have your symptoms, you are so low on freon that there is no perceptable cooling. If you can put your hand on the compressor "high side" (discharge side and also the smaller refrigerant tube exiting the hermetic compressor) while the compressor has been running a few minutes and it is not hot or very warm to the touch, you are low or out of freon. Refrigerators do not normally utilize expansion valves but have capillary tubes at the inlet to the evaporator coil, which would normally eliminate possible trouble. If your refrigerator does have an expansion valve ahead of the evaporator coil, it could be the culprit, if it "sticks" closed, preventing refrigerant from circulating.
Usually when a refrigerant circuit begins to loose freon, you first notice that "frost" may begin to form on the evaporator coil (refrigerator side). Look in at the rear inside panel of the refrigerator to see if there is a layer or buildup of ice / frost on that panel. That is a sure sign that you are low (but not out of freon).
Usually, there is already a freon service valve for adding refrigerant.
If you are mechanically inclined, I could give you more detailed instructions to "charge" your refrigerator. You must have a freon can tap (for the appropriate refrigerant), a refrigerant hose that mates with the "access valve" on the compressor and to the freon can tap / valve.

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