Question about Samsung 26.0 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator, RS265LABP
I've had this refrigerator for about two years and until recently it worked perfectly. About a month ago I noticed that the refrigerator side wasn't cooling as well as it had (the temp listed on the display still said 40 but milk was going bad and such). Also it would make a loud rattling noise anytime it would run. I took it apart and the whole evaporator assembly was iced up (the rattling was caused by ice in the fan). I defrosted it and put it back together. The refrigerator side started cooling well again. Shortly after the ice maker stopped working. There is a button on the assembly so I can make it work manually and all of the parts appear to work correctly. It will simply not dump ice on its own. The freezer is plenty cold so it should work. I tested the thermal sensor on the ice tray and it does have continuity. Lastly, my water supply keeps freezing up. The water tank is located below the evaporator so I suspect the icing on the evaporator is causing the tank to freeze. Since I first defrosted the evaporator I've defrosted it twice since. I'm wondering if there may be a problem with some sort of control component since the icemaker and the evaporator started having problems at about the same time. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Never buy a samsung appliance because you can not repair them. the company would like for you to buy a new one . my fridge the rs265labp freezes up in the fridge section and i have to take it apart once a month to defrost it. but i did find that if you keep a couple of boxes of baking soda in it and replace them often it helps to make the time between defrosting longer. hope this helps someone. i hope that samsung either goes out of business or straightens up
Posted on Jun 29, 2009
Take it back to Costco, they will refund your money or give you a store credit.
Posted on May 25, 2009
You may have multiple problems, First it may be a defrost problem its either the element or the defrost thermostat thats why its packing up ice in the evaporator and preventing cold air to circulate in the fridge section.If they check out ok, check the timer.Advance it to defrost mode while its still cold in the freezer if you hear or see that the ice in the evap strarts melting then you know that the timer is stuck in the compressor "on" position.But if this has an adaptive defrost control just replace it you cant test it. 2nd, when you are manually advancing the icemaker's dump motor the bi-metal is being bypassed and it starts to turn.So the bi-metal may not be activating when it should at low temp.It is best to replace the whole icemaker. I find that icemaker nowadays dont last as long as the older types. Your freezing tank may be ralated with freezing problem
Posted on Jul 13, 2007
Check out the drain holes in the back plate and the rear of the fridge. the evap' defrost element may have gone this seems to be getting a common problem.
Posted on Jun 02, 2007
Yes we bought the same fridge back in 2006 , with in 3 weeks it died and defrosted over $200 in food.
Costco replaced with the same fridge and gacvve us a $200 credit for food purchases at there store.
well guess what 2009 teh frideg freezes up the waterline just like the other readers said, and defrosted within 3 weeks waterline froze again this time cracking and expanding the body inside pushing the vegatble drawers outwards so the door wont close.
what a lemon why cant samsung make there fridegs like there Tvs anyhow it is a stylish great frideg except for the defects I am thinking of remodeling the water resivor rerout the hose and take away the holding tank. I love the look of this frideg.
Posted on Jun 20, 2009
If you bought an appliance at Costco but you can't find your receipt, you should still try to make the return. They have all of your purchases in their computer based on your membership number. If you have a service oriented returns department, they will look it up for you. It is helpful if you can figure the Costco part number, and always remember to take your instructions and any accessories with you.
Posted on Jul 28, 2008
Okay, we have this Samsung RS2545SH model Fridge. It has worked perfectly until this week the refrigerator thermostat read over 50F. I reset the temperature adjustment to the proper temperature and turned on the Power Cool but the unit immediately returns to over 50F. At times over the recent days the temperature settings will not even go below 40F. Do you believe this Fridge with an expired warranty is even worth repairing?
Posted on Aug 10, 2008
How to replace the ice bucket
Posted on Feb 17, 2008
Ok u have to side the overlapping latchover the water hole
Posted on Nov 29, 2007
SOURCE: samsung RS2630SH
Ice Maker Is Not Working Properly Or Is Not Making Ice At All If your ice maker is not working properly, do the following: If your ice maker is not producing ice after you've followed all the suggestions above, your refrigerator needs service. ----------- Also make sure your refrigerator is not got locked on child lock function.If the refrigerator is got locked on child lock then ice-maker and water dispenser will not work its regular cycle.---------- Try this procedure to get rid of child lock:--- To cancel child lock function press and hold lightning button for 3 seconds. --------- For more help click this link directly:--- ------------ This will help.Thanks.Helpmech.
If your ice maker is not working properly, do the following:
If your ice maker is not producing ice after you've followed all the suggestions above, your refrigerator needs service.
Also make sure your refrigerator is not got locked on child lock function.If the refrigerator is got locked on child lock then ice-maker and water dispenser will not work its regular cycle.----------
Try this procedure to get rid of child lock:---
To cancel child lock function press and hold lightning button for 3 seconds.
For more help click this link directly:---
This will help.Thanks.Helpmech.
Posted on Feb 10, 2011
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