Question about Kenmore 18.3 cu. ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator w/Through-the-Door Water Dispenser

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Fridge is warm, freezer works.

GE fridge freezer model: TBG14NACBRWW No.: TT844673

For two days now, the fridge compartment is not cooling, but the freezer is colling and the light is lit when door is open.

I have the temperature dial set to 7 and a switch that has a defrost image to 0 (off).

Any ideas?

Hi, our fridge is not cooling properly but the freezer is working well. We had to defrost it about 3 weeks ago and it is messing up again. Also there is not alot of air blowing out into the fridge from the vent in the back of the fridge. Need a solution please. Oh and the temp in the fridge is staying at 46 degrees.
Crystal

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Sounds like a defrost problem. Check to see if there is any frost buildup in the back wall of the freezer. If so, it is not defrosting as it should.

  • possible causes:
  1. bad defrost timer
  2. bad defrost heater (in freezer)
  3. bad thermo switch in freezer
If you don’t know what these are then unplug the machine and let the ice melt in the freezer overnight with the door open. Then try it the next day, if is cooling fine then you need to have a service person replace one of the above items. 

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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