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Check power to relay. And compressor is working by keeping arm in condenser coil to feel warm. Sometime, after long interval if you use it, there may be chance for system chocking. Call repairman and check.Thanks.

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Frigidaire fridge stored and unplugged for 6 months. Today I plugged it in again. The light comes on in the fridge but the fridge did not get cold at all. what should I do?


check your setting. it could have be turned off at the control settings. also give it at least 24 to 48 hours to before storing food.

May 02, 2011 | Frigidaire Refrigerators

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Tips of Repairing your Refrigerator


For prevent highrepair bill and the expense of replacing all your lost food. This article willprovide some useful tips that how to manually repair your refrigerator andfreezer yourself. Let's star with some basic information.

What you have to Do-

- Always maintain temperature range between 36 degrees Fahrenheit for the fridge, and between 0 to 5 degrees for the freezer.


- Keep clear and clean the coils with a vacuum or duster every 6 months to maintain efficiency and for reduce operating cost.



- During a power outage fridge will stay cold for about 7 to 8 hour and freezer can stay cold about 50 hour. Do not open door unnecessary.



- Daily defrost your manual defrost freezer and do not chip away the frost.



- Full filled fridge is more efficient than a half empty, but do not overfill.



- While moving and storage keep your refrigerator upright.



- After moving the refrigerator wait 24 hours before plugging it in.



- Keep at least 2 inches or air space behind your refrigerator and 6 inches above it.



What you have not to Do-
  • Overfill would not cool as well, so don't overfill your refrigerator.
  • Do not chip away the frost in manual defrost freezer.
  • Do not store your refrigerator unplugged for extended time. Some units or refrigerator require continuous use to ensure proper lubrication of compressor. If possible, plug in it once in a month and keep it run for a couple hours.
By using these tips you willkeep your refrigerator well.

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The fridge has been unplugged for about 6 months due to renovations. When plugged in only the freezer works. The fridge section will not kick in. Is there a reset button? Thanks Cindy


The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper) between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it. Make sure this fan is running. You may have to hold the door switch in for it to run. There is a flap you adjust with the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust the fridge temp.
The problem could be the electronic control if you have one or the mechanical linkages.

Mar 30, 2011 | Kenmore Top Freezer Refrigerator

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106.56532400 this is the model number for my fridge I moved fridge from home to storage left it for 2 weeks brouhgt it back home let it sit for 2 days then plugged it in and did not freeze or get cold i...


sound like there is a leak at the tap he installed or in the evaporator. call him back and have him to repair it right. He should have checked for leaks.

Dec 17, 2010 | Kenmore Refrigerators

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Maytag PBF2253HEW; freezer fan not working and fridge not getting any cold air. Ice maker only dropping about every 6 - 8 hrs. What needs to be replaced? (This was a friend's refrigerator, he used for 2...


Mark Remove the rear panel in freezer. Apply 3n1 oil to fan motor shaft and plug in and spin. I believe they left the freezer shut and the moisture froze the shaft on fan with rust. Once restarted you will be fine. Sea Breeze

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Whirlpool ET18NK fridge does not get cold but freezer is ok. The freezer portion is around 15 degrees, but the fridge wont get colder that about 53 degrees. The house was empty for about 6 months, and we...


If the fan is frozen this would be cause because something in the defrost system is bad. Or you could have a open motor. Make sure the door gasket is sealing.

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Jenn Air JCD2389 fridge not cold on fridge side


You have plugged the defrost drain line.This is where the water goes to in the bottom of your freezer when it goes through the defrost (removal of ice from the freezer coil) cycle. It sounds like that hole is plugged and now the water/ice has now frozen in the vent that lets air circulate down into your refrigerator compartment. What I usually do in this case is to unplug the refrigerator, empty out the freezer compartment. Usually I also end up either pulling off the back panel or the bottom panel (in the freezer compartment) Looking for that defrost drain hole and thawing it out with a heat gun (be careful of melting plastic) or actually I use a hair dryer. I can sometimes do this also by pouring small amounts of HOT tap water onto it and then sopping/absorbing it away with a sponge or dishcloth. I repeat this until I get the water to go down the drain tube.

Try it and let me know!

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Fridge and freezer not cold enough since we moved


remove the panel at the reaar of the freezer. you should have a full frost pattern on your evaporator (frosted not snow packed) and the fan should be running. if you do not have a full frost pattern then you have a sealed system leak. covered under the first five years of your warranty

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