Top 20 Danby 11.4 cu. ft. Frost Free Generation II CanStor Reversible Door Refrigerator - DFF1144W Questions & Answers

Sounds like defrost problem. Could be fan motor, Defrost timer,or defrost heater. Try turning off for 8hr to melt ice then turn back on.If it runs and maintains temp for 24hr check and repair defrost Problem.

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Turn off the refrigerator and remove the power cord from the wall socket.
Unscrew the thermostat / dial and gently pull it out of it's holder....
There is a tiny pipe on the back of the thermostat / dial.
Gently pull that tube out of the pipe that it is in.
The most likely reason for the lack of cooling is that there is a layer of gunk on that tube.
Take coarse cloth or pot scrubber and clean that tube gently...
Replace the tube in the pipe and see if refrigerator runs properly....
If not, new refrigerator needed....


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The tray is located inside the toe panel at the bottom. Remove the tray carefully for cleaning as it will be full of disgusting effluent.

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Check the heater behind the panel in the freezer.I unplugged mine checked it and it seemed fine plugged back in .no more issues

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the list of causes --- yes on bad compressor will cause failure --as well as thermo safety -thermostat --low no freon --dirty condenser -fan failure --circuit failure -are a few

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hi before you may damage
install a new fan this can solve your problem

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Its probably the heater element. The Thermal cutout should be closed circuit. The bimetal can be open or closed depending on temperature. I am not familiar with these fridges. You will need to check the wiring diagram. Some open when they get warm, to allow a neutral path some close to complete the electrical circuit. Check for continuity of the bimetal when its been in the freezer overnight, then remove it and check if it goes open when warm (Or vice versa) If yours is an electronic defrost, it could be the board.

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That is a question you should ask the former owner. Was it working properly when you bought it.Maybe they cannot even give you an answer.

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main point of control is the thermostat the wire has to go somewhere disconnect fridge from power source have a closer look where wire has come off.Fridge is freezing because its running continuously compressor is not turing off or ramping down if inverter controled.

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dtt defrost termination thermostat defrost by time or temperature or both its a safety mechanism.Locted on the evaporater in the freezer compartment.

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check temp sensor

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Best place is check the receipt u received buying it . It should be in it. If not at laest u would have the sellers contact there who can give u ur number .

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possible open thermostat contacts. Must check thermostat with a volt/ohm meter.

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It's the thermostat that's failed.
You'll need to buy a replacement unit, then fit it into the fridge.
If you can do this yourself, by all means get on with it.
If you can't do this yourself, you'll need to pay an engineer to do this for you,
or let everything freeze.?
best of luck

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Fixya is unable to suggest sources for Danby control knobs.

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Open the door and at the bottom is a plastic base grille. That needs to be removed and the coils are behind it.

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If you click on the above link and put DFF501WWDD in the search parameters, it will give you the ability to read or download the user manual. I believe the information you are looking for is on page 10 of the manual.

Good luck.
Semper Fi,

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