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The compressor is running & warm to hot which is normal & both fan are working but not cooling

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SOURCE: frigerator not cooling not cooling at all

make and model # was there frost on the evap.?

Posted on Sep 12, 2007

SOURCE: Frigidaire stand alone Refrigerator won't cool Fans and Compressor work

Ended up having a freon leak in tubing around door. Luckly the warranty was 5 years in sealed system. New one was FREE.

Posted on Feb 23, 2008

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SOURCE: whirlpool el7atrrkq01 won't cool

First, please re-check to see if both fans are running, the condenser fan by the compressor and the evap fan in the freezer. Next, empty the freezer and remove the evap cover. look at the evap coils. Are they completly frosted up -- if so, you have a defrost problem - this will cause the condition you describe- IF they are not frosted, are only a few of the passes of coil frosted and some just wet with no frost? Then that means you need some freon. The fact that you have some cooling means that the compressor is probabaly OK.

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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hi thanks for the question is the compressor running hot if its not hot and the fan by the compressor is running the problem is that the compressor is not starting check the compressor you might need a new start relay mounted on the compressor thanks the appliance doc

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

SOURCE: Fan works, just stopped cooling TRUE GDM 26

there is a leak of gas in the system,must see where the leak is, repair it then fill the gas,

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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