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Freezer working. fridge is leaking from the blower and not cold

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The freezer is probaly not working either but this is noticed in the refrigerator first, the first thing i would do is clean the condensor coils, you are going to have to defrost the evaporator also. It could be possible that the defrost timer or the defrost heater is not working right, but try defrosting the coil and clean the condensor coils. thanks

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drain line is clogged. when the frig defrosts the water drains through a tube down to the bottom of the frig near the compressor where it evaporates away. look on the back of the unit to see if the tube runs down the back. follow it to the end. you need to blow backwards through that tube. let me know if this helps.

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SOURCE: freezer working but fridge is not getting cold

Check to make sure freezer fan blowing & fan by compressor, No blockage in supply or return vents, Look in freezer to make sure NO frost is coming thought indicating defrost problem

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SOURCE: Whirlpool bottom freezer - freezer working but fridge not cold

Hi check to see if the unit has 2 compessors! If so then remove the plug from the mains and remove the thermostat housing in the fridge compartment and join the live and common wires together and switch on! It then should start to freeze down. Just get a new stat if this happens and replace it. Becarefull not to bent the log capilary wire as this has a liquid in it and any kink in the wire will mean you will be buy another one..
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SOURCE: Fisher and Paykel N500B fridge freezer. Freezer not freezing

I had a similar problem on the same model. Ice creams were soft & frozen food not ice cold. I opened the freezer. Removed the food & noticed the evaporator fan at the back was not turning. This is the likely cause of poor cooling in the freezer. I got it running by turning the fan with a screwdriver but replaced the fan soon after!!!

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The blower in frig is not working, frig is warm freezer is working fine, we have vacuumed all area & unplugged for serveral hours. please tell us what else we can try.


all it does is blow cold air from the freezer into the fridge section,open the freezer door,you should hear the fan blowing,no fan fridge will be warm bad evap fan motor,also send the brand name and model number,some machines have dampers in them if the damper is bad it blocks the cold air from entering the fridge section,send model number and brand name,

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We have a Kenmore Fridge. The freezer will not freeze anymore but the fridge works fine. We did unplug the fridge and let it sit for 24 hours to see if that would help the freezer to work again. it...


IT'S FUNNY THAT THE FRIDGE SIDE IS WORKING AND THE FREEZER ISN'T,ALL THE MACHINE DOES IS GET COLD IN THE FREEZER AND THE EVAP FAN BLOWS COLD AIR FROM THE FREEZER TO THE FRIGE SECTION.IF THE FRIDGE IS COLD AND THE FREEZER IS RUNNING WARMER THAN IT SHOULD YOU COULD HAVE A SEALED SYSTEM PROBLEM,SOMETHING WGONG WITH THE COMPRESSOR OR A LEAK IN THE SYSTEM.THE GAS WILL CONTINUE TO LEAK AND THEN BOTH SIDES WILL GET WARMER AND WARMER.YOU CAN REMOVE THE INSIDE FREEZER WALL,LOOK AT THE EVAP COIL AND CHECK THE FROST PATTERN ON IT,WHEN IT'S RUNNING CORRECTLY THE WHOLE COIL WILL FROST UP BUT IN YOUR CASE YOU'LL MOST LIKELY FIND THE COIL PARSIALLY FROSTED OR JUST THE TOP OF THE COIL WILL HAVE ICE ON IT,THAT MEANS NEW FRIDGE TIME,IT WOULD BE TO MUCH MONEY TO REPAIR IT.LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU FIND WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE COIL AND WE CAN GO FROM THERE

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My fridge is leaking water in the fridge then doesnt stay cold. Freezer is working fine just not fridge.


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You should check that the condenser area is clean you can blow it out with a blower or vacuum cleaner, also be sure that the condenser fanmotor is working

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It has seperate cooling circuits as you describe the problem can be a leak of refrigerant in the freezer circuit.if there is no heating up in the freezer condensing coil.It has to be check for the leakage.

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Leak in fridge from between fridge roof and freezer, fridge is still cold as is freezer however will not stop leaking


Hi, The drain hole located in the freezer defrost drain is plugged. Get me your model # and I can assist you further.

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Most side by side and other models of refrigerator freezer combinations are of one basic design. The freezer section does the cooling for both compartments. The refrigerator section gets it cold air from the freezer compartment. Therefore check for frost on the back wall of the freezer compartment. If frost is present there you have a defrost problem and it is cutting off the air that cools the refrigerator section.

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Fridg not cold


your story is very odd but likely nobody is messing with the door switch hwen you moved , or the wires could have shorted out. normally, the door switch, when you open a door would switch on a cabinet light and turn off the blower. in your case, its the reverse, as you open a door, the blower runs and if you close the door, the blower stops. im not sure if you can figure out which pair is the normally close and which one is the normally open on the door switch in order to swap them or you may rplace the door switch.

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