Samsung side by side fridge freezer making a nosie
We had our samsung fridge freezer fixed 18 months ago and told that the nosie it was making was because of the build up of ice at the back of the freezer. It has happened again I have swithched of the fridge freezer, but can I help the defrosting process my self or do I have to wait for it to happen naturally?
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Most refrigerators get their cooling from the freezer. I suggest that you give it some time, and make sure the small door or damper leading from the freezer to the fridge is open and not obstructed by any food items
Defrost cycle is very often. Check freezer timer/thermostat might be cuts off frequently. Check thermostat setting..Check fridge is working continuously until frosting over freezer by keeping thermostat at 9' clock position. If not replace thermostat.
You need to defrost the fridge side cooling coil behind rear panel on inside of fridge side.
Open with phillips screwdriver and use hot air blow dryer.
This will make fridge cold and water work.
But you will need to purchase new fridge to solve problem. No fix will ever make this work. System is complete garbage.
Yes, the difusser door is not allowing cold air to enter the fridge section, a fridge freezer is actually just a freezer, some of the cold air is drawn off from the freezer to chill the fridge protion, if the door is stuck, broken no cold air is getting to the fridge section
The problem is a buildup of ice on the plastic housing (the curved plastic bit) in the back of the freezer under the fixed shelf where the icetub goes. The fan behind this plastic housing is hitting the ice when the defrost comes on.
Unplug the fridge, unpack the freezer, remove the four screws in the back, take off the sheetmetal backing and let the fridge thaw. You can remove the plastic piece after a while and get the ice off (be careful not to remove the styrofoam insulation by going too quickly).
Reassemble and you're back in business, for a few months. I'm never buying Samsung again myself.
BURY IT, NO ONLY JOKING, YOU DO HAVE A DEFROST FAULT, SAMSUNG ARE RENOWNED FOR THESE FAULTS, REMOVE THE BACK AND CHECK THE FOLLOWING, YOU WILL HAVE A DEFROST SENSOR, USUALLY TWO YELLOW WIRES WITH A WHITE BULD ON THE END, PUT A MULTIMETER ACROSS THE END OF THE WIRESES AND HOLD THE WHITE END IN YOUR HAND TIGHT, YOU SHOULD SEE THE RESTANCE CHANGING, IF NOT IT IS FAULTY, TO THE RIGHT OF THE EVAPORATOR YOU WILL SEE BLACK AND RED WIRES CHECK YOU HAVE A CIRCUIT THROUGH THIS ITEM, IT IS A THRMAL FUSE, IF THAT IS OK THEN METER OUT THE TWO HEATERS, IF THEY ARE OK THEN YOU HAVE A POWER MODUE FAULT.
I am somewhat of a fix-it guy and here is my take....I also have the same refridge with other problems, and have done alot of research and discussions with the local repair techs and Factory rep. Here we go:
The Samsung models are very prone to problems arising from power fluctuation's that fry the motherboards. One problem may be that the defrost circuit fails and the unit freezes up causing a lack of cooling and loud banging of the compressor. To run a diagnostic of the unit, you need to press both power freeze buttons for 10 seconds beeps will sound and release, the dashes on the display showing if any circuits are bad.(self diagnostic) This is what the service guy will do then come in with the part and replace. With a bad board, the diagnostics reveals no problem and the service agent will just start replacing parts, at your expense!
Also the part #'s will show discontinued but they just changed parts #'s.. Be careful, my dealer said all parts were no longer available....he was wrong!
Motherboards are a bear, I believe my model has 3!Most techs are not familiar with Samsung and will not be able to correctly diagnose the problems, mine came out and said it! "We do not Know and the factory will not give us any idea what the problem is" We're sorry!
That was 3 month ago, and now I have a beautiful yard fixture! a $1400.00 yard fixture!!
hope this helps someone..