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Maytag refrigerator / freezer compressor fan not running and some items in freezer appear to be thawing


Check to see if the fan mount bent somehow. The fan blade just might be jammed. If not see if the fan is getting power. The unit will not cool properly if the compressor and condenser are not being cooled down by that fan.

Dec 31, 2012 | Maytag Refrigerators

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Dometic rm7732 not cooling


Hi,

If the refrigerator isn't cool, you need to answer some questions, then see if the compressor is running.

First, answer these questions:

  • Is the refrigerator completely dead? If so, see “It's stopped completely.”


  • Is the thermostat knob turned to the proper setting? If not, reset it.


Next, see if the compressor motor is running

The compressor is a football-sized case with no apparent moving parts. It's on the outside of the refrigerator at the back near the bottom. If it is humming or making a continuous noise and your refrigerator is still not cooling, there may be a more serious problem with one or more of several different components, we recommend contacting a qualified appliance repair technician for further help.

If the compressor is not running but you do have power to the refrigerator, there may be a problem with one or more of these:

  • The compressor


  • The Thermostat


  • The overload, relay, or capacitor


  • The defrost timer


  • The condenser fan motor

Jun 17, 2008 | Dometic RM2652 Refrigerator

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My 18 year old refrigerator GE model TFX24FG freezer side is not keeping food frozen. Refrigerator side seems to be working normally.


The refrigerator side is at present working properly , but slowly slowly, it will also loose its cooling.This will happen because, freezer side is the side which cools first, then the refrigerator side ( also called as fridge side)., gets cooled.If freezer side is not cooling / freezing properly then fridge side will also loose its cooling ability.------------ And later on both section will loose its cooling.----------- As per the present situation, it indicates problem with compressor or problem with freezer side door not closing properly.---------- Or the temperature in freezer section is not set to proper cooling/ freezing.--------- So first inspect temperature, is it set right? If ok, then check the freezer door , is it properly closed? If ok, then its compressor problem.? The compressor is running non stop, this is indication of compressor problem.---------- Click this link below for more help:--- http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/both-refrigerator-and-freezer-not.html ----------- Later on both section will loose its cooling. -------- This will help.Thanks.Helpmech.

Aug 19, 2011 | Refrigerators

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Fridge is not cooling/freezing properly. have tried to clean vents and coil(floor level) by removing grill and using vacuum wand also cleaned some vent in rear. model #TFX24CR. It is still keeping...


Hello,
One additional thing to check is behind that rear vent behind that cardboard covering for the compressor. See if the fan motor next to the compressor is clean and the fan seems to running at a high speed. If that fan motor is running but doesnt seem to running as fast as say a table top fan would be running,go ahead and replace that fan motor.

Gene

Aug 15, 2011 | GE Refrigerators

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The frigerator & freezer are not cooling properly . i hear the compressor running . i have also diconnected cleanned inside and out but still the unit is not cooling properly . even on higest settings


If the compressor is running almost all the time (and the compressor sounds ok - no pinging/clunking),
then your side-by-side has developed a coolant leak.

When a system is low on coolant, the thermostat detects the warm condition of the refrigerator, and
runs the compresor motor in an attempt to cool off the refrigerator compartment, but if there's little
or no refrigerant in the system, the system's attempt to cool off the refregerator/freezer will fail,
with the symptom that the user wil hear the compressor motor running constantly.

May 13, 2011 | Kenmore Side by Side Refrigerator

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My Kenmore fridge is not cooling anymore and the freezer is not freezing also properly...everything else seems okay like the lights and I can hear the motor


your fans are running,but the compressor isn't,you need to replace the ptc overload relay on the compressor as this supplies start and run current for the compressor,it unplugs off the compressor body on the unit

Apr 11, 2010 | Kenmore 20.6 cu. ft. Top Freezer...

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Refrigerator seems cool enough,freezer not so good ice cream turns to soup,frozen foods eventually softens. Amana BRD18V1C


If the refrigerator isn't cool, you need to answer some questions, then see if the compressor is running.

First, answer these questions: Is the refrigerator completely dead? If so, see “It's stopped completely.” Is the thermostat knob turned to the proper setting? If not, reset it.

Next, see if the compressor motor is running The compressor is a football-sized case with no apparent moving parts. It's on the outside of the refrigerator at the back near the bottom. If it is humming or making a continuous noise and your refrigerator is still not cooling, there may be a more serious problem with one or more of several different components, we recommend contacting a qualified appliance repair technician for further help. If the compressor is not running but you do have power to the refrigerator, there may be a problem with one or more of these:

The compressor The Thermostat The overload, relay, or capacitor The defrost timer The condenser fan motor

Mar 30, 2010 | Refrigerators

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Refrigerator won't cool


Hi!!! you have a problem with your current relay change it.Its shown here If it still dont work the your compressor windings are shorted.good luck.. 78e052d.jpg

Jan 21, 2009 | Kenmore Refrigerators

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GE side by side not cooling properly/outside surface hot


please check the condenser fan motor. it is probably not running or the condenser is very dirty.

remove the rear cover and it will show you the compressor and the condenser fan.
if the fan is not running, try to rotate it manually and feel if it is sticking .

if it is, it may just need the old wd 40 lubricant.

tnx 4 using fixya,

drcool


Sep 07, 2008 | GE GSS25JFPCC / GSS25JFPWW Side by Side...

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Refrigerator not cooling.


compressor has failed. not a diy job

Apr 25, 2007 | Amana ASD2622HR Side by Side Refrigerator

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