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Possible reasons why my freezer stops working then is again up and running - this is a Frigedaire professional series side by side stainles

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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 thencheck out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

Check out these tips that I wrote about that... it is a great place to starttrouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then callinga repair person to do a simple thing for you...

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I have a Frigidaire professional model Phs68ejsb since 2009. It will randomly start to cool down both in the freezer and refrigerator side, stay like that for a couple of days and start working again. This...


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 thencheck out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

Check out these tips that I wrote about that... it is a great place to starttrouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then callinga repair person to do a simple thing for you...

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I have often found this unit to get ice build up in the back inside wall and had to take a hair dryer to it in order to melt the ice. This mostly caused problems with the ice dispenser and freezer getting warm.

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