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Freezer not working

Both sides of my freezer/fridge are not getting cold enough. I have already turned up the temperature with no luck. The lights are working and the fan is running in the freezer but everything defrosted

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  • nksplotch Oct 08, 2008

    I had the same problem, except the freezer and refrigerator sides were not cold. I noticed the Refrigerator side was warm on Sunday. Monday night, the ice cream was melted in the freezer and by Tuesday morning the other items had started defrosting. I removed everything from the freezer side to a separate freezer unit and turned the freezer side off. My thought was that if the condenser is going out, I would like to reduce the load.

    The refrigerator got to almost ambient temperature, so I decided to turn the freezer back on and move the critical items to the freezer. A couple hours later, the freezer area was below freezing (20 ish) and the refrigerator was around 40.

    Any ideas? I can't decide if I really have a problem.


  • beansizme Dec 22, 2008

    i just got my side by side delivered 2 days ago - plugged it in, it worked fine - after a day, it would start buzzing, like it was trying to start, then the buzzing would stop - the next day, everything was thawed and the fridge was not cooling - fridge is only 2 years old - what's up with this?

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Hi. Thanks For The Question. Did You Check For Frost Build Up In The Freezer. Check That. Pull The Fridge Away From The Wall. Clean All Coils. Thanks The Appliance Doc

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