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Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong withyour refrigerator and why it is not cooling

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the condenser needs cleaning or the cond fan motor is not running.... remove the front grill located on the bottom of unit next to floor, you can see the cond coils from there, you should also be able tell if the fan is running, it is located in the rear of unit,, remove the cover behind ref at bottom to access the cond fan motor....

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If compressor is running check and make sure your cond. fan and evap fan are running. Also check in freezer and make sure evap. coil is not covered in ice. Also clean your condenser coil. You could be low on refrigerant. There are quite a few things to check.

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How do u reset ref bosch ref, not cooling cond fan was running slow and evap fan not working replaced condencer fan


NOTE: This
is a multi-solution answer since I don't have all the tech from your question to pinpoint your problem
But the solution is in here generically, if you read and study the solutions very,very carefully.
First I would check cold control. Thats where you turn it off, if your temp is not warm. it can
be defective and not shutting off. If your temp is warm proceed with the following.
I would check the fan in the freezer. Listen to see if it is running
It moves air to the ref from the freezer
Then check to see if FREEZER CONTROL is turned WARMER WHICH MAKES THE REF COLDER AND VICE-VERSA. SEE?
The ref. temp should be about 33-35
The Freezer temp should be 0 to 10 Any thing below these temps is overkill and a waste of elect
The higher the number you turn it up to is the coldest
But is probably a common defrost problem The ice build up
is not being melted by the defrost system.The fan can't blow through the coils into the fridge.
Take out back panel of freezer to check for ice buildup. The coils should be clean.
There are three components to a defrost system- a heater,heater thermostat, and a timer unless you have a defrost electronic card.
Its best handled by a Technician but you could possibly do it by taking your model number to the nearest appliance parts store and asking for the parts. They are mostly located in freezer ,behind back panel on freezer coils.except the card which is usually located in ref The parts store will have info
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
Make sure back cover is on the fridge. Some take them off and throw them away.
make one out of cardboard if its gone, using the holes of the old one.
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WATER SPLASHING IN FREEZER AT ICEMAKER
THE FILL TUBE IN BACK OF REFRIGERATOR CAN SLIP
AGAINST THE FILL RESERVOIR CAUSING A PARTIAL BLOCKAGE
OR BECOME CLOGGED WITH ICE.
REMOVE THE ICEMAKER AND INSPECT THE FILL TUBE.
RUN WATER IN TUBE TO ELININATE BLOCKAGE AND CHECK
TEMP IN FREEZER. IF TEMP IS BELOW 0 DEGREES, THATS
OVERKILL AND USUALLY A WASTE OF ELECTRICITY TO KEEP IT THAT COLD, NOT TO MENTION THE FILL TUBE FREEZING UP
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Water is gathering in the trough of my fridge and not draining away and pools at the bottom of the fridge. I have checked wether the hole is clear in the back of the fridge compartment, which it is. I have...


The drain in the freezer behind back lower panel
needs opening. You can see it at the bottom of the back panel
underneath the evaporator coils. (The cold coils)
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
When the defrost melts the water it goes down the drain
If the drain is clogged with Ice or ? The defrost water
overflows into the ref. or freezer
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
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Aug 14, 2011 | Frigidaire Refrigerators

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Freezer not cooling like it shoul


Q" what was the problem with icemaker . most common is freezer is too warm causing ice mker not to make much ice and some times no ice. .. try cleaning the cond coil and make sure both fans are going . if this does not help / unit may have lost some freon and need some to get it going .. ****

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Ice maker has slowed down almost to a stop We get about 3 sets of ice a day used to fill up the tray a


ck the freezer tempt / if around 15 deg It's not cold enough and ice producton will be slow .clean the cond coil this will help and make sure the cond fan is working . it may also need the charge adjusted ( loss of refergerant ) . or possible cold control . and look for ice build up in back of freezer .. this would slow the air flow . .. **** hope some of these help . ****

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run times are to long . caused by dirty cond coil or fans running too slow . clean coil first this may correct problem . if not , the the cold control may be failing so replace it next .. and clean it reg . as it will nt cool when dirty .. mm

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Side by side ref/fre - freezer was not cooling -food was defrosting and icemaker not working - water is working but was hot.


Hi,

Many times a freezer and/or refrigeratordo not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many otherthings that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out thelast two tips.

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check to see if the evap fan is running inside freezer.
clean cond coil under back of fridge.
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