My frig. had quit working it had only warm air blowing and the fan or compressor would work. so I searched here to find out that it could have been the defrost control board and when I took out the part it had a burn't place on it just bought a new one replaced it just as the old one (being careful not to touch the board)and plugged it in and it seem to try to work then the light flicked alittle here it pop and I unpluged it, took it apart again to find it had burn't in the same place. Just two weeks ago took it to the shop had to have a compressor relay put on it. what could be doing this?
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Re: New defrost control fried in same place as old
If the electronics got fried in the same place then you obviously have a fault cauing the board failure. If the compressor relay was burnt out then it would seem to suggest the compressor as a possible cause. If the board is now back to par then I would suggest checking the incoming voltage to the board and when restarting the unit first disconnect the power going down to the compressor from the board. Make sure everything else works OK first. If everything is running I would sugest checking the relay on the compressor body for any damage or burn damage on the compressor windings. If everything looks Ok then I would reconnect the compressor and try again. Personally speaking though I would really encourage you to get a professional to check the system through as you dont want to keep blowing up boards, let someone else do it and be responsible for it. Hope this is of some help.
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Sounds to me like the A/C clutch is no good and out of adjustment.You should goto your nerrest junkyard and get a used assembly take the clutch off then you learn how it comes off and install it on yours the save the pump for later use if needed. The clutch should only have a .010 air gap after install between th inner elctro magnet and the clutch plate it's self.
all it does is blow cold air from the freezer into the fridge section,open the freezer door,you should hear the fan blowing,no fan fridge will be warm bad evap fan motor,also send the brand name and model number,some machines have dampers in them if the damper is bad it blocks the cold air from entering the fridge section,send model number and brand name,
Many times a freezer and/or refrigeratordo not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many otherthings that can go wrong.
If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out thelast two tips.
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You'll need to get in touch with the store you bought it from but Cut everything off for a few minutes then turn it back on and listen for a click from the compressor relay as the compressor tries to start. Is the compressor motor running.If no check starter/overload relay. Check to see if the condenser fan at the back underneath near the compressor is running. If no check fan.
Are the condenser coils near there warm or room temp. should be warm
Is the evaporator fan in the freezer running. It blows cold air into the fridge side through a damper in the wall between the freezer and fridge. Make sure the damper is open.
Below the evaporator fan is the evaporator coils. Remove the back cover in the freezer to observe the frost pattern. Light frost everywhere(NORMAL) or a partial pattern of ice(LOW ON FREON) or nothing(LOW FREON OR COMPRESSOR PROBLEM).
First take the grill off at the bottom under the doors look at the grate under the frig That is your condenser it will probably be covered in dust clean it off the see if you can fill air blowing under the frig there is a fan under there that keeps that coil cool and it runs around the door to keep condensation from build around the doors if no air is blowing take the back panel behind the Frig and there should be a fan running if the compressor is running this will also cause the compressor to over heat and will not cool as well but it might just need to be cleaned Good luck
HI thanks for your question, i think what your problem is . the compressor is over heating and cutted out. clean all the coils at the back of the fridge. if theres a fan motor at the back make sure its going check that thanks
Either you are out of coolent or the compressor is not working.
First check the fuses, then lift the hood and have a friend turn the air on. The compressor should cycle, if not take it to a mechanic. If it does cycle you are low on freon, take it to a mechanic for a system charge. Make sure they check for leaks first.