Actually this is not uncommon, and here a few simple things that you can check. i also had this same problem and found that the air dampers were stuck from sitting so long. Follow this link
and it will give you step by step instructions with visuals, im sure that 1 of these procedures will fix your refrigerator
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I have a relatively new (3 yrs old) Whirlpool Gold refrigerator (Model GD5RHAXTS01). We unplugged the unit for 3 months while away from the home. Upon our return we plugged in back in and it is not cooling the refrigerator or freezer section nearly well enough. Also, the ice maker is not working. Water is properly flowing to the dispenser on the door and all the lights inside the unit also appear to be working properly. There is frost build up on the back of the freezer (visible from the in
Actually this is not uncommon, and here a few simple things that you can check. i also had this same problem and found that the air dampers were stuck from sitting so long. ...
Hotpoint HSS251FMC WW. Freezer and refrigerator work for a few days after unit is shut down and defrosted. After about a week frost builds up inside the freezer and unit stops working properly. I pulled the back interior panel off the freezer and it gets packed with ice.
Its not defrosting. makesure u check heater, bimetal and defrost timer. ...
I'm getting a build up of ice and frost on the back wall of the freezer unit of my Liebherr CS 1350 refrigerator. I turned the unit off and defrosted it 2 months ago and now have the same problem again. The frost build-up stops the icemaker from working. The unit is supposed to be frost-free. It's 3-years-old. thanks for your help! [email protected]
Your defrost heater or defrost thermostat needs to be replaced. ...
Defrost Problem I have a problem with the defrost unit. I have a Magic Chef side-by-side unit that was purchased in 1995. Regardless of temperature setting, the back of the side freezer unit will eventually frost up. As frost accumulates on the back wall of the freezer, inside temperatures begin to warm up. When the inside termperature approaches 50 degrees I will turn off the refrigerator and thaw out the frost on the back wall of the freezer. Once everything is thawed I turn the refrigerator b
Make sure a piece of paper can be trapped between the door seal if not the seel is not tight enough. That would explain it taking so long to ice up. Another posibilty is to close to the back or side wall if you have space try to move it out just a li ...
Magic Chef CTF2125 Top Freezer Refrigerator
Defrost Timer I have a GE side by side refrigerator with ice maker. It's a model # GSH25SGPA SS I?ve been having problems with the freezer building up frost around the inside, and then the refrigerator doesn't get cold. I have to unplug everything, take the shelves out of the freezer and then blow-dry the coil every week, and then the refrigerator gets cold again. The seals on both doors are fine, so that can't be what's causing the problem. I've cleaned any dust that I could in back of the frid
Hi: It is your defrost heater most likely. If not the defrost timer. The heater is in the bottom of your freezer behind the metal panel. Next time you defrost it remove the panel and inspect it. It's a glass tube with a metal coil (filament) run ...
GE GSH25SGPSS Side by Side Refrigerator
We got a used whirlpool refrigerator with ice maker last year out of some houses that were being demolished. Was a good looking clean appliance and ran well. Last Saturday my husband got some ice out and then later this week we noticed the refrigerator part - its a 1994 - had stopped cooling even though we turned the cool lower. The freezer is still cold, but things in the door have thawed a little and the ice maker isn't making more ice but I see frost building up in back wall. I haven't n
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Bottom freezer model. Frost build up on some kind of air vent in the refrigerator part. It's located in the middle on the top shelf back wall of refrigerator. What's causing this? Frig and freezer still working. Unit only 2 years old.
Check your freezer temp should be about 0 F or - 18 C if ok check that your doors are sealing properly. ...
Ice maker stopped working in freezer. Upper part of side by side freezer not cold enough. Lower part of freezer frost on back wall of freezer compartment. Temp set at middle. Refrigerator now not cold enough temperature above medium? Not cold enough food starting to spoil. Doors are both sealed properly condenser motor running continually.
Based on your statement, ice maker stopped working, freezer is not cold enough, frost on the back wall of freezer compartment.You can begin checking the defrost timer. Test this by manually advancing to the defrost cycle. You can usually ...
Hi My GE Monogram Fridge isn't cooling very fast. It takes forever for it to get to 37 F. The freezer works fine. I have noticed frost build up in the fridge (not freezer) near the back (there is a vent or a panel there). When I blow dry it, it melts the ice and then works fine for a few days. It is a sidby side fridge. Any ideas what might cause this, could this be a problem with the sealed refrigeration unit?
Sorry to hear about your problem. Sounds like you have a defrost issue. Hence your unit is not defrosting. All of this apply's if your freezer side has ice on it. If not. you have other issues, this does sound funny, but this is why your ...
GE Monogram ZFSB26DRSS Stainless Free-Standing Refrigerator with Dispenser
Side-by-side Frigidaire...PLHT219SCB9....fridge not nearly cold enough; ice maker not making ice but freezer is keeping things rock solid; when i press on the inside back panel of the freezer (because i saw frost building up slightly on it) i feel what seems to be ice breaking behind the panel. took all food out of the unit and let it defrost completely...repowered and still not solved. help would be appreciated! BTW, when i checked, the coils looked like a polar bear there was so much dust and
Hi.The defrost system is failing. This allows formation of ice on top of the evaporator coil. The condenser goes under stress and produces insufficient cooling. The problem will typically affect the fridge section more than the freezer co ...
Frost builds up in the back of the bottom freezer (Amana ARB224RCW refrigerator) We have defrosted it, but the frost builds back up in 2 weeks. We don't think the freezer is overloaded.
ITS NOT OVERLOADED. YOU HAVE A DEFROST PROBLEM. ONE OF THREE THINGS ARE NOT WORKING. TIMER, DEFROST THERMOSTAT, OR THE HEATER. THIS SHOULD BE CHECKED BY A QUALIFIED TECH. GOOD LUCK ...
Amana ARB224RCW Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
Frost builds up in the back of the bottom freezer (amana ARB224RCW refrigerator) We have defrosted it but the frost builds back up in 2 weeks. We don't think the freezer is overloaded.
Amana ARB224RCW Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
I have an kenmore coldspot, approx. 10 yrs old. Recently the fridge quit cooling properly and the freezer doesn't seem to be as cold as it used to be. I cleaned the coils from front and back and the lights work. There doesn't seem to be any "refrigerator noises", like fan noises, once in a while a popping noise will occur. I don't notice any frost build-up. I moved the temp dials to the coldest setting, didn't make a difference. The fridge is a kenmore coldspot, model # 10670102001, ser. # EK46
Frost build up inside freezer. Ice maker not working properly. I cleaned it out completely today put everything back in and made sure seals were tight. Now it is not freezing completely. What should the temperature control be set at?
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We have a 3 door LG refrigerator with the freezer on the bottom. Our ice maker is not working properly. The plastic water line that leaves the bottom of the refrigerator and enters the ice maker from the back is spraying water at the top end from the gasket. No water is entering the ice maker shoot to go into the trays. Is there a valve at the back of the ice maker that is not working?
I suggtes investigate each of these two areas if your icemaker is not making ice:Water Inlet Valve\015\012\011Your icemaker's water inlet valve could be filled with ice.\015\012 If it is, simply thaw the its water ...
Refrigerator not cooling; Freezer is working fine. All fans seems to be working well. The fridge gets its cool air from freezer side, so I do not understand why the fridge is not cooling properly. It is staying at about 60 degrees. The door is closing fine and the adjustable opening between fridge and freezer is fine. I unplugged unit and completely cleaned out. I checked most inside parts and let the unit sit for several hours. I plugged it back up and the fridge cooled properly. I loaded it ba
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Freezing compartment stopped operating. Heard motor struggling, then stopped. Frost had gathered at the back wall of the freezer to over 1/2 inch thick. Refrigerator side also gave out cooling.
Cleaned back cylinder where fan motor is housed, vacuumed underneath from front bottom of doors. Unplugged unit, then after an hour of cleaning, replugged it in and in 20 minutes or so, the motor started to work again. Frost is starting to gather on the back wall of the freezer once again, but there
Hi, What you are having is a defrost problem. You will need a defrost timer or on newer models the control board, also the defrost heater and the termination thermostat. You will need your complete make and model number to get the parts from a loca ...
I have an Amana bottom freezer refrigerator model BQ20RBL that builds up ice on the back wall of the freezer. There is no cold air entering the refrigerator upper box unless I also open the freezer door. The defrost timer (behind the front grill) does turn, and I have checked the contacts: OK. I have manually turned the defrost timer switch to 'defrost' but the frost does not go away.
Two weeks ago, when this problem first occurred, I emptied the freezer and refrigerator, and let it thaw. T
Typically with this model it is either the timer or the defrost thermostat.This is behind the back wall of the freezer. It is attached in series with the element. It is designed to open when the heater gets hot enough. The part is about t ...
Whenever unit is running there is a loud sound coming from fan, almost as if the fan was either rubbing or hitting something or just out of whack. Sound is consistent with a fast-spinning part. Loudest when listening inside unit (with door open and switch depressed) or from back of frig outside. Sound is variable - sometimes very loud, sometimes not so loud or almost normal, but no consistent pattern to it. Refrigerator and freezer still hold temperature. Some ice build up at back of freezer n
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Side by side refrigerator stopped cooling. Temp was 55 degrees in fridge when I noticed. Vacuumed back and between coils underneath. Removed lining in freezer and melted heavy frost and ice build-up with hair dryer. Temp went back to normal for almost 2 days, then temp began climbing in fridge again. Replaced thermostat per youtube video (desperate finances forced me to try this). This was just last night, this morning I see frost build-up on coils and themostat, wires, etc. Is a little b
Hi,\012Sounds like the defrost timer/board may be hanging up....Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong with your refrigerator and why it is not cooling ...
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The freezer on my Amana ARB2109 refrigerator is not working properly. There is frost on the back. I cleaned off the frost and emptied some of the freezer contents. Still, at the highest temp. setting things are not freezing. The refrigerator works fine.
I have a Maytag MTB2156DE refrigerator with an ice cube maker inside the freezer, which is at the top of the unit. This morning I noticed leaking water from the back top of the unit when the ice maker was engaged. Where / how does the water supply line plug into the refrigerator? Thanks for any feedback
The water line comes from the bottom back of the fridge it sound like you have a blocked line meaningyou have a bad water replace valve and clean out line ...
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The freezer portion of the refrigerator accumulates an ice and frost build up in front of the ice maker and on the compartments on the inside of the door. We have tried removing the ice container and turning off the ice maker but to no avail. It's so bad that when we open the freezer door, it sticks and frost and ice pieces fall onto the floor.
Thanks for that help...now how do you fix the flapepr door. We had the same ice problem adn we are having problems w/ the ice flowing out through the flapper door. It gets stuck and you have to reach your hand up to push the ice out. Thanks! ...
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I have a GE Profile Arctica refrigerator (model #PSC23SGNABS) that has stopped cooling. I have opened the bottom back panel and cleaned away all dust build up around the condenser coils and made sure the fan there is working. I also opened up the inside panel in the back of the freezer side and there doesn't seem to be any noticeable problem there with frost build-up or anything. Everything seems to be working normally except that warmish air is being blown into the freezer side just below the i
GE Profile 25.6 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator with Thru-the-Door Ice and Water - Stainless-Steel
The digital display resets to 0 F for BOTH the Freezer and Refrigerator after I change the temps (for eg to -4F for the freezer and 34F for the refrigerator)
Also the the refrigerator and freezer are definitely not cooling properly nor is the icecube maker working.
Alll the other functions "seem" to remain as set. (the power freeze, the power cool however they are not doing the cooling)
I have twice tried resetting the unit but unplugging for 15min.
The OF OF display is the OFF setting, used for display purposes, so the light and controls light, but the refrigerator does not run while it is on display at a dealer. Try pushing in and holding the top two buttons on the left side of the display fo ...
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