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You just have to find where the leak is and then dry it and add silicone. At this time of year, many refrigeration appliances sweat from the high humidity.

Refrigerators | Answered on Jul 04, 2020

Many residential refrigerator / freezers are designed to work at temperature considerably above above freezing. Most modern refrigerator / freezer have a single electric thermostat - located in the fresh food compartment. This lone thermostat will control the compressor to keep the fridge (fresh food) section at the desired temperature (usually between 34 - 38 degrees F). The freezer will get colder regardless of how cold it is already whenever the fridge thermostat turns the compressor on.

Now that you see how the thermostat works, let's look at what happens when the fridge is placed in an unheated space - like a garage. In winter time, the temperature can drop considerably below 38 degrees. If the outdoor temperature remains cold enough, for long enough - it will affect the thermostat in the fridge. The temperature inside the fridge could drop below 38 degrees, preventing the thermostat from telling the compressor to turn on. Meanwhile, the temperature in the freezer compartment slowly rises from the normal -10 to 0 F degrees. It will continue to rise until it is the same temperature as the fresh food compartment or until the thermostat in the fresh food compartment tells the compressor to turn on again. This means the freezer contents will thaw.

If the temperature in the garage is even in the 40 to 50 degree range, the loss of cold in the fridge may not happen often enough to keep the compressor coming on often enough to keep some freezer items frozen solid - such as ice cream. Remember, water freezes at 32 degrees F, other products may require lower temperatures to remain frozen, and could thaw at 28 or other temperature.

Good luck!

Refrigerators | Answered on Jul 02, 2020

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Refrigerators | Answered on Jul 02, 2020

First thing is to vacuum all the fluff off the condenser coils. always a problem with air flow and high ambient temperatures in the summer. I did mine last week.

Soft ice cream is the best :>) Check the temperature inside the cabinet with a thermometer.

And finally, it that is minus 5 Fahrenheit, it may be too cool. If it is minus 5 on a dial where Zero is the median and there is a plus five as well, the PLUS side makes it colder.

click COMMENT under my post if you need further help. I am a retired chef - caterer with 50 years using refrigeration ??

Refrigerators | Answered on Jul 01, 2020

Question or statement I wonder ........

Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 30, 2020

of course why wouldn't you want it by a wall ?

Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 29, 2020

Impossible to date and the company is no longer in existence as purchased by Whirlpool

Coldspot: 1928-1976 - Sears Archives > brands > coldspot
Coldspot Refrigerator 1973 Product promotional photograph. ... debuted in 1960 as the first frostless refrigerator, and 1971's model included a built-in cold-water ...

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Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 25, 2020

online search for parts or appliance repair shop near you

Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 24, 2020

A refrigerator ice maker that freezes up can be caused by a frozen ice maker fill tube, faulty water inlet valve, too low freezer temperature setting, or a water filter that needs replacing. First, locate the water supply to your ice maker and turn off the water supply via the shut off valve

Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 24, 2020

No. It probably doesn't. The most commonly used gas in refrigerators is R 134a or tetrafluoroethylene. Selenium Training in Pune

Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 24, 2020

Likely a fault condition... check owners manual.

Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 22, 2020

The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper) between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it. There is a flap you adjust with the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust the fridge temp.
The problem could be the electronic control if you have one or the mechanical linkages.

Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 21, 2020

Ice will always form in a freezer due to humid air entering with ambient or chilled food being placed inside and when the door is opened at other times. Frost free freezers form ice just the same but they have a panel heater to melt the ice, that is switched on for a short time at the end of each cooling cycle. Sometimes a fault leaves it switched on resulting in the compressor running almost constantly, though failing insulation, a faulty door seal or a leak allowing refrigerant to escape will have a similar effect.

The door seal might be failing but it is simple enough to check by closing the door onto a piece of thin paper to ensure the magnetic seal is gripping the paper all around the door perimeter.

From your description it is possible the insulation inside the door is failing and causing cold spots where condensation will form on the outside of the door, eventually causing rust.

It is wise to use a thermometer to ensure the temperature is low enough to provide proper food storage. If 25/27 degrees C below cannot be maintained the necessary repairs are quite urgent.

Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 21, 2020

A freezer in good condition should cycle at a similar rate to a fridge once the cabinet has reached the temperature the thermostat is adjust to - around 25/27 degrees C.

Obviously when ambient or chilled food is placed inside the compressor will run a little longer. Once the temperature has stabilised, if the cabinet is kept closed the compressor should hardly run at all.

Over time older types of insulation can begin to fail increasing the heat loss and refrigerant also tends to leak away over time resulting in the compressor running for increasingly longer periods.

Considering your remarks, it is likely time to consider a replacement freezer...

Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 21, 2020

Its not working.Two possibilities,either faulty compressor or issue with defrost assembly.Defrost cycle not working.

Replacement parts can be purchased at any of the following web sites:


Before going to buy any parts directly.
Go through this troubleshooting help links.


This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---

Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
The ice maker not working: ---

Compressor not running on refrigerator?
Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?


Ice maker stopped making ice?


Water Overflows in Ice maker and freezes inside?


How to replace Ice maker assembly?

These will help.


Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 20, 2020

20 degrees seems like a good temp for your freezer!!!

Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 20, 2020

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