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Freezer is working fine but the fridge has stoped workin the model number is enb5289x

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I was unable to locate your specific model number but the following rules apply. The usual cause of this is a blockage in the air flow from the freezer to the fridge side.

1. Possible stick baffle valve. This a the vent that allows air to enter at the top of the fridge from the freezer. Check it for obstruction. Alternately if the return vent is blocked the same problem will occur.

2. a defrost problem will cause the air circulation to stop. This can usually be seen by a large amount of frost build up on the back wall of the freezer. This will require a more thorough diagnosis as the circuit contains several parts which could fail.

3. Bad circulation fan. This will not force the air to circulate causing a warm fridge and a cold freezer.

Posted on Jul 28, 2008


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