Question about Refrigerators

1 Answer

My husband opened the freezer and it was thawing. I looked at the control panel and the freezer was at 21' and the top section was at 58'. Why? I couldn't reset it.

Posted by on

  • sjrmarine Jul 25, 2008

    My husband turned off the power and the freezer reset when the power was turned on. I put the top on turbo cool. It doesn't sound like the fan is on. It isn't cold. I'll wait and see.

  • dkardekar Jul 25, 2008

    fan is not working, so cooling is not effective. suggest me the fan location and the circuit diagram.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Apparently, one can't put something tall in front of the ventilation system as it blocks the cold air from coming in. I moved the grapefruit juice container away from the vents and set the thermostat on turbo and this morning it was very cool and working just fine. Sometimes a little common sense goes a long way. Thanks for the shoulder to lean on. Sherrill

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The freezer is fine but the lower fridge is at 58 f


There is ice build up blocking air flow to the refridgerator compartment. Put everything in a cooler, turn fridgfe off, thaw OVERNIGHT with BOTH DOORS PROPED OPEN and then rinse freezer with a liter(big slam) of water. Let sit 5 minutes and pull bottom drain pan . Empty it. IF YOU RUSH THIS THEN The internal ventalation will still be blocked. 12 hour thaw minimum even with doors open.

Jan 27, 2011 | Kenmore 63712 Top Freezer Refrigerator

3 Answers

Maytag Wide by Side Freezer not working


open the freezer panel at the back of the freezer section and check the evaporator fan, it could have been burnt.

tnx 4 using fixya,

drcool

Sep 14, 2008 | Maytag 25.6 cu. ft. Wide-By-Side...

1 Answer

Freezer section 26 deg f. refrigerator section 58 deg f with both dials set on 3. refrigerator section not cold even if dial is set to 4 or 5


when you open the freezer door do you hear the fan blowing,also is there any like snow or frost on the freezer wall inside the freezer,touch it and make sure or was the door left open?is there frozen water droplets on the food packages and on the racks,let me know what you find and send the model number,open the fridge door and look on the left side wall near the ceiling

Sep 07, 2010 | Whirlpool 21.0 cu. ft. Top Freezer...

1 Answer

Whirlpool etowsrxmq03-- back wall of freezer is


Good day,
Yes that is normal. It is going thru one of it's automatic defrost cycles to melt off excess frost building on the cooling coil mounted behind the rear panel in the freezer section.
The red glow is the heater doing it's job. It does this for a short period of time, and causes the rear panel to become somewhat warm, but only for a short period.

It only occurs about once a day randomly, and lasts only 21 minutes, so the odds of seeing it are rare.

Jun 05, 2010 | Whirlpool 21.0 cu. ft. Top Freezer...

1 Answer

Fridigaire top freezer has stopped cooling


It could be frosted up or the drain plugged which would cut off the air flow to refrig section. If you see any frost or ice anywhere empty the unit and let it set with doors open 24 hrs to thaw. Or take the inner panel out of the freezer to see where the blockage is. If the coil is completely frosted over you have a defrost problem and need to determine which component has failed

May 20, 2010 | Frigidaire FRT21H8 Top Freezer...

1 Answer

Freezer section warming up refridgerator section cooling down


if you have frost on the back panel of the freezer section then it is not defrosting properly and items to check for is the defrost heater assy good, is the bi-metal thermostat ok or the main mother board try this unplugged unit for at least 1 min then plug back in see if this will resolve if not then until a repairman can come you can empty the freezer and useing a hairdryer thaw the freezer section...... only if you see frost on the back panel it is much easier to thaw if you remove the screws holding on the back panel...

Dec 01, 2009 | GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Model 596.73502203 Making intermittant buzzing sound. Moisture on inside of fridge and freezer. Food in freezer is thawing out.


I believe that your refrigerator may need a new 12002495 or 1184282 Adaptive Defrost Control You can find it inside the fresh food section and behind the controls for temperature. Not sure about the buzzing sound yet but the moisture and thawing of the frozen food points to a defrost problem. Need you to unplug and have a look at the adaptive defrost control. Would not hurt to open the back panel in the rear of freezer and defrost if needed and need someone to check the defrost heater and defrost thermostat. Sea Breeze

Aug 21, 2009 | Kenmore Refrigerators

1 Answer

Leaking water drop by drop from the bottom of the freezer door


HI, It is possible that the defrost drain is plugged and pripping into the fresh food section. Is the drip in the back and around the control panel?
Two ways to check this out. Remove the rear panel inside the freezer and see if the evaporator coils has a thin layer of frost. While in there, look and see if there is a build up of ice in the drain.
You can also remove the control panel in the fresh food section and se if the drain hole is plugged causing the water to drip. Are you temeratures ok in both sections?
Please let me know if this helps you or if I can assist you further.

Vic

Jul 05, 2009 | Maytag MTB1891AR Top Freezer Refrigerator

1 Answer

Water drip from freezer to refrigerator


Defrost drain line in the freezer is frozen shut.
Remove the freezer panels.bottom and back panels.
Remove the visible ice.
Take a hair dryer and thaw the drain hole in the center rear drain trough.

Mar 12, 2009 | Hotpoint 18.2 cu. ft. Top Freezer No-Frost...

1 Answer

Refrigerator not cooling--has thawed/ but top freezer is cooling


Their is a fan that blows the cold air from the freezer to the refrigerator section, on some models. If thsi fan is  frozen or bad what you havwe discribed wil bew the result.

Nov 26, 2008 | Whirlpool Refrigerators

Not finding what you are looking for?
Refrigerators Logo

Related Topics:

72 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4636 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8147 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...