The compressor cuts off after a minute of running. I'll unplug it for a few hours, plug it back in and the same thing happens. What do you think this is? Thermostat? And where is the thermostat located on an lrsc 26912tt? How do you go about changing this?
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Please always post an exact model number. That info helps us so we can give much more specific help, including looking up any service bulletins or parts. Regardless of the configuration of freezer location to fresh foods compartment, as a general rule when the compressor is running the evaporator fan (in freezer) and the condenser fan (near compressor) should also be running. If all OK, look for frost build up on freezer wall (usually the back wall) indicating a defrost problem (most often a defrost heater failure, but can be an electronic control board or other component) Check that the door gaskets are sealing. Is there an ice maker? Do an "ask me" or look for me for an on line chat with more details if you have further questions.
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Find your model # and put it in the search box here: http://www.lg.com/us/support . Once your fridge is showing, there is great troubleshooting info available. Also, armed with the model #, we can actually give you pertinent advice!
This has happened to me a couple of times.The problem is that when the fridge door is opened too may times the warm air of summer will block the cold outlets in the fridge with ice.The cold air comes direct from the freezer and the chamber connecting to the fridge clogs up with ice.What one has to do is completely empty the fridge and freezer,leave open both doors so the the ice build-up can melt.Then after about at least 4-5 hours (very important to stick by this time-frame as I tried a less time,but it did not work.),close both the freezer and fridge doors and switch it on.After about 1/2 hour replace your goods in the fridge.The down-side of this is that you will need the kindness of a neighbor or two to use their fridge to store your food whilst this fix is underway..
That does not look like an LG model number, but regardless, it sounds like the defrost system is not working, allowing frost to build up and block air flow over the cooling coils in the freezer (where all the cooling for the entire refrigerator takes place). Take back panel off inside freezer, melt frost / ice with a hair blower. Test for continuity through defrost heater and replace if "open". If it was OK, problem could be deftost control, or as simple as a door not fully closed at some time, allowing excessive frost build up.
lg ice beam refrigerator which has door cooling also is not cooling properly. the freezer is working there was ice accumulated in the rear corner of the freezer i defrosted but still the fridge is not cooling and there is a pool of water at the bottom most of the time. sometimes i see the fan inside the fridge is not working
You most likely have a thermistor that needs replacing. Can you tell me the the temp. in the fridge? Most LG fridges have a 1 year warranty with extended warranty on some parts. If you could provide the model #, I can look into it further for you.
ok what he was trying to say is that the freezer does all the cooling for both sides as nothing in the fride side cools and in order for the fridge to reach its proper temp the freezer should run any where between -0 to-10 then the fan in the freezer draw-es air from the fridge and cools it and circulates to the fridge now i need to know a few things is the compressor running is the freezer fan running do you see any frost on the back wall of the freezer section is the fan running in the back that's near the compressor to cool the condenser coils then i can better advise pleas hold my rating till we are done where did you purchase the unit