Question about Admiral 26 cu. ft. Side-By-Side Refrigerator
Admiral 21.6 CF, HMG62163 (about 1990-91, s/side) started freezing most foods on lower two shelves as well as in drawers, even with temp at warmest settings. Freezer is running extremely cold, too--ice cream is like a block of ice. Circulation fan seems to run overtime. Can't tell what compressor is doing. Concurrent with the extreme cold temperatures, the water dispenser and ice maker stopped working; I.e., no water to either unit and ice motor (auger) wouldn't turn over. After 2 or 3 days, the ice water worked. Next day the ice maker worked fully. Then water disp started working intermittently for a day or two. Food on lower two exposed cooling shelves still freezes but ice maker is okay for now. Are these other issues thermostat-related? Can you recommend a good troubleshooting or repair manual, or is "The Admiral" ready to be retired? Will dirty grills cause such problems? We've not moved/cleaned under or behind refrig for 9 or 10 years. (We've never been able to adjust flow of cold air to vegetable bins to keep food from freezing. We accepted that as a stupid engineering flaw re baffles, controls, etc., within weeks of buying the unit.)
Hi! your problem was temperature control,it is malfunctioning.. replace your termostat.
Posted on Nov 20, 2007
Unplug and let defrost. You should also clean the grills off in back and get all cob webs off from underneith. that might help
Posted on Apr 24, 2007
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