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LG GR 349SQF. The freezer only cools to 4degree c, and fridge to 8c. Even at the top setting. The fan is working well but I notice when I pulled cover off freezer area to inspect that the freezing element only gets cold or ice on it at the top section and the rest of the aluminium element that snakes downward is warm. Could this be low gas or blockadge? Also the fan at rear bottom of fridge is working and all the light buttons etc, all seem to be fine.

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Probably needs a refrigeration engineer to re gas it or fix a leak.

Posted on Jun 20, 2017

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hi thanks for the question i would check the back by the compressor make sure its clean . then check the fan in freezer to see if it works then see if the frost built up in freezer you could have just a dirty condenser thanks the appliance doc

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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SOURCE: top of fridge warm but bottom freezer working ok

there is also a fan in the freezer compartment which if broken will cause this problem. you need to check that both fans are working. please refer to other fridge posts here re repairing/ replacing the freezer fan- there is a document here which shows you exactly what you need to do. important thing is to switch off the appliance first and leave the freezer door open for about 20 minutes before attempting to remove the back cover ie let it warm up first, so that you don't break any of the panels.

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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SOURCE: amana side-by-side fridge freezer only cold at the bottom

yes the evap fan in the frezer should be running when the compressor is running[it may not for a minute or so as it starts up.Amana's are good for the connectors at the evap fan motor comming apart.the connectors are white and will look like its together but when you pull it will come apart.i would always cut the connector out and use a wire nut so wont happen again.if any other questions please email thru FixYa and i will be glad to help. God bless ,tom

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Refrigerator fresh food section cool but not cold (freezer ok).

The most likely problem is in the defrost system. Behind the freezer panel there is not only an evaporator fan, but also the evaporator itself, and a defrost heater, termination bi-metal, and drain pan (or trough). You will likely find ice build-up in the evap coil. This could be caused by the defrost timer, the heater, or the termination bi-metal.
Have a service tech look at the unit.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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