Having problems with your Refrigerators ?

The bottom freezer keeps icing up at the intake which stops the fan from circulating the cold air up to the top thereby giving no coldness in the top

Answers :

The problem is with the defrosting system. Likely one of three components: the defrost timer, the defrost thermostat, or the defrost heating element. In my case, it was the thermostat. But first check out the timer since it is easily accessible under the front of the freezer. A red shaft sticks out. It has a notch in it, so make a mark on the housing, lined up with the notch, and check over a few hours to make sure it is turning. If not, you need to replace it. If it turns OK, turn off the power and remove it. Check the resistance between contacts 1-4 while rotating the shaft manually. It should read zero ohms for most of the rotation, then be an open circuit for the rest of the rotation. Now check the resistance between contacts 1-2 during rotation. Most of the rotation, it should be an open circuit, then zero ohms for a small part of the rotation. If it fails this test, replace it. If it passes, then the problem is most likely the thermostat. You need to turn off the power and remove the drawers and drawer rails of the freezer, then remove the back panel. Defrost, if you haven't done that already, and remove the thermostat. You can test it (see below), but I would suggest just ordering a new one and replacing since this is likely the culprit if the defrost timer is OK. If you want to test it, check its resistance at room temp (should be an open circuit), then stick in a a working freezer for an hour or so, and test it immediately after pulling it out of the freezer (now should have very little resistance). If it is an open circuit when cold, no power can get to the defrost heating element! GOOD LUCK
Defrost element or sensors.or air getting in seal

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Refrigerators
You need a second opinion or clarification ? ask it in the comment box OR you can Ask Your Own Question

Tips for a great answer:

  • Please provide as much detail as possible as this will allow our members to better understand and respond to your Comment
  • If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box
  • It's 100% free, no registration required

Suggested Questions/Answers :

It is recommended you read all this kind of situations

The bottom freezer keeps icing up at the intake which stops the fan from circulating the cold air up to the top thereby giving no coldness in the top

The problem is with the defrosting system. Likely one of three components: the defrost timer, the defrost thermostat, or the defrost heating element. In my case, it was the thermostat. But first check out the timer since it is easily accessible u ... Kenmore Elite 22.4 cu. ft. Bottom Freezer Refrigerator with Adjusta Cube Ice Maker

I have a CSX26MR side by side. The bottom portion of the freezer and the refrigerator is fairly cold, but the upper half is not cold. Seems like the cold air is not circulating to the top. I took off the bottom panel guard and the lower fan is working fine and i vacumed it out underneath and off the coils. Is there more than one fan that is needed to circulate air. I would appreciate any help I can get.

... Hotpoint Refrigerators

It would seem that the fan that circulates air inside both the freezer and frig aren't working. The freezer is very cold at the bottom of the unit, and the frig is cool down by the bottom crispers. The top shelves aren't getting the temps. I have a fan output vent that feeds cool air to a crisper on located on my frig door. There is no air coming out of it.

I did it without spending a dime! I found a REAL site that directed me to the problem and sure enough that was it. Nice SCAM you got going here. I'm unsubscribed from you, and any further scams you may try to bait me on! ... Amana Refrigerators

Daewoo US style Fridge-freezer FRN-U20IA Fridge is fine & freezer cold but fan at top of freezer has stopped circulating so cold air all at bottom. Consequently items on top 2 shelves not freezing - help please

... Refrigerators

Hi, We have a whirlpool gold side by side refrigerator. The freezer and the fridge was not keeping things cold and the fan at the back of the freezer had died and was replaced. The freezer is now back to fully working but the fridge is not. As I understand it the cold air from the freezer somehow circulates to the fridege but this is not working very well. Any help would be appreciated.

... Whirlpool Refrigerators

HI, I have a Fisher and Paykel E402B fridge the fridge nor the freezer get anywhere near cold enough and the warning light at the back of the fridge has just started flashing Continuously and every couple of hours it will start beeping till you press the butoon inside the fridge i have taken it to a supposed Professional and he replaced the fan that Circulates the air between the freezer and the fridge and he said give a couple of hours and then should be right but still same problem. there is n

Hi,As the weather is getting warmer for many people their freeze ... Fisher and Paykel Active Smart E522B Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

Evap fan won't run but is good and will run when hot wired. Compressor runs but cold air does not circulate through frig side nor freezer. Could defrost heater or timer keep fan from running?

There is a thermostat inside the freezer that is wired in series to the fan more then likely it is bad. Looks like a round disk located on the side of the evaporator coils. If it is puffed up looking it is bad. About the size of a 50 cents piece. ... Amana Refrigerators

Kenmore Coldspot Model # 59592993 Compressor is running, fan underneath is running. On the freezer side in the middle it is -5 deg, the top shelf is 30 deg. The fridge side is 52 deg. It is like the cold air is not getting circulated. Is there a fan in the back wall? Or valves? I havent opened it up yet.

... Refrigerators

I have a Kenmore side by side refrigerator model 10652582201 seven years old. The bottom part of the freezer is working properly but there's no ice on the top part and no cold air in the refrigerator side. I guess it's a problem in the air flow system because I can't hear the usual fan sound. Please give me some guidance to find the part to replace. I'm in Brazil and there's no Kenmore service here. Thank you in advance. DAVI ([email protected]) Feb-10-2010

Hi.Try first disconnecting the appliance from power for ten minutes. This may reset a jammed control board.There are two fan system that can cause similar troubles.The most likely is the damper mo ... Refrigerators

Freezer running at 0 to 10 below but fridg wont go below 42. Cold control tested good. Cleaned bottom was really dirty brushed an vacumed no improvement. Air flow from vent in rear of refrigator compartment is very weak. Is this just the cold air flowing downward due to a broken fan. Should cold air flow be strong.Just wanted to know before I start taking things apart to test fan. This a GE freezer on top[ model TBX18K. Thanks for any help.

Sounds like a defrost problem. Check to see if\015\012there is any frost buildup in the back wall of the freezer. If so, it is not\015\012defrosting as it should.\015\012\015\012\015\012 \015\012 ... GE Refrigerators

Cold air is not circulating to the fridge section in my side-side ARS9167AW amana. Also lower freezer section is very cold. This problem happened 2 years ago and a fridge repair service fixed it for $200. All they did was replace a small simple little fan. I am almost certain its the same exact problem and I need to replace this fan again. Can someone tell me where this fan is located (that pushes air to the fridge from the freezer)and what type of fan it is and/or the part number. Thanks, --E

The evaporator fan is located behind the back cover in the freezer. Diagram 5 shows the parts.http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearc ... Refrigerators

KitchenAid model no. KSRS22FGBL03 Fridge is not cooling; freezer side is ok. No cold air being blown into fridge from top or vent in about the middle of the demising wall between freezer and fridge; even when cold air IS being blown into freezer. Compressor seems hot when running and freezer is cooling; even with an external small fan blowing on it to help it out. Normal cooling fan adjacent to compressor is running. Coils are dust free for the most part. Any ideas?

Hi u didnt rate for my chat? ... Refrigerators

My refrigarator is not getting cold on the fresh food side. The freezer works fine so the compressor is good. Is there a fan for the FF side and if so where is it? There is a trap door at the top which is open. It seems there shoulod be a fan on the FF side to either blow cold air or create a suction to draw the cold air from the freezer side. I changed the thermostat but that didn't fix it. Can you help please? Thanks, Mike

There is only one fan. over the evaporator in freezer section. check to see if fan is operating. check for frost on rear panel of freezer section. if so unit is not going into defrost. ... GE GSS25LGM Side by Side Refrigerator

GE Profile Top-Freezer PTS22LBNARCC Unit was working great using settings 5 freezer and 5 refrig until 2 weeks ago. Now with 5-5 settings freezer goes to -25F and refrig 25F. Evap fan is running and blowing cold air, no problem with not being cold in freezer or refrig. I have made sure that vents at the back of the freezer that allow the cold air into the refrig are not blocked. I have turned unit off for 2+ hours and then restarted unit using settings of 2 for freezer and 2 for refrig. Freeze

In order to ensure proper temperatures, you need to permit airflow between the refrigerator and freezer sections. As shown in the illustration, cool air from the refrigerator enters through the bottom of the freezer section and moves upward. Mo ... Refrigerators

Roper fridge Okay I have a standard roper fridge freezer on top the freezer works fine but the fridge has stopped working when opening the freezer door you can feel the air blowing and see the cold air so I dont think its a fan when u have the freezer door open and feel where the cold air is supposed to be coming the the fridge u can feel it but when u close the freezer door it stops any suggestions? please help

Hi,Check out these tips...they can help you figure out whats going wrong...Refrigerator ... Roper RT21AKXKQ Top Freezer Refrigerator

Refridge is warm, freezer is working fine. There is a damper controlled by a small motor behind the meat drawer or top drawer. Pulled out drawer, and hole that gets air from freezer was blocked with a hockey puck type piece of ice/frost. Put it back together. The rotational damper always goes to the close position, and the 3" or so fan that pulls cold air from freezer behind the meat drawer, and returns warm air to freezer is not working. Disconnected wires from fan motor which is 120v, plu

This is known as the CZT or Climate Zone Technology fan and if you direct wire it and it does not run, replace.This is the cold zone fan which supplies cold air to the meat and crisper drawers. ... Maytag MSD2758GEW

My Frigidaire fru17g4jw freezerless refrigerator is not cooling properly. The bottom interior stays cold to the point where ice builds up under the bottom shelves but the top area stays warm. I believe the fan is not running because I don't feeling any cool air circulating when I open the door. We keep the refrigerator in the garage. I have unplugged it this evening and plan on letting it defrost over the next day. Do you have any suggestions for what might be causing this problem?

... Frigidaire Refrigerators

Top unit will not stay cold. Bottom frezeer panel inside back of freezer where air comes out is frozen over again. I have thawed this out twice. It just keeps frezzing over again. Can you give me some idea what to do next? Serial number 9911132456, model # 596.79872990 and manufactures number P1320702WW.

... Kenmore 22.4 cu. ft. Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

I have a bottom freezer Whirlpool Gold refrigerator...model#GX5SHTXTS00...S/N#: ECU4029636 purchased 12/2007. The back wall of the freezer keeps icing up and refrigerator does not seem to be as cold. Do you know why this keeps doing this....I'm pretty sure that we keep the vents clear so cold air can circulate but right now the vents in the freezer are all frozen up....how can I fix this problem???

Hi,Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong withyour refrigerator and why it is not coolingRefrigeratornot Cool ... Whirlpool Refrigerators

We have a Kenmore freezer on bottom/fridge on top model. Came home yesterday to find the freezer items thawed. The fridge was cool but not cold. We jacked up both dials, and while some sort of fan is running and blowing out air in the freezer, the air doesn't feel very cold. The compressor on the back (if we are looking at the right thing) feels hot. For a while, I was having issues with food freezing in the back of the fridge, but I turned it down a notch, and that seemed to solve that problem.

Normal\015\012 0\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4\015\012 \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012 /* Style Definitions */\015\012 table.MsoNormalTable\015\012\011 ... Kenmore 73502 / 73504 / 73509 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

Freezer Cold Fridge not cold, vents clear of obstructions. Vent at top left of fridge making a clicking sound, some cold air coming out of vent, probably not enough,Freezer control on 2 ,Fridge control on full.Where is fan to boost air flow?

Need to defrost fridge completely for about a day then switch on again. Possibly door was left ajar on freezer, or auger motor iced up due to product being to close to outlet.. ... Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator with In-Door-Ice Dispensing System

I have a Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator (Model #FRT21TNGWO) and the Freezer is not freezing properly. I turned the temp to coldest setting and my food was still soft. There is cold air blowing out of the vents in the back of the freezer but just doesn't seem to be keeping it cold enough to keep food froze solid.

... Frigidaire Refrigerators

Kenmore Elite top freezer refrigerator model number 106,73206300. Refrigerator barely cools. Freezer barely keeping food frozen even with cooling on max. Ice maker very slowly producing ice. Outside of refrigerator is warm. Some air circulating in freezer, litter or no air circulating inside refrigerator. Thanks

If there is cooling and\015\012defrosting problem in your fridge. Also over cooling or not getting cooling\015\012properly problem. Then the problem relates to thermostat.\015\012\015\012The proc ... Kenmore Refrigerators

I have an bj504cm-l upsidown fridge freezer the top isnt getting cold enough i have replaced the seals 1 week ago and the freezer has ice build up on the top left and right and should the freezer fan be blowing air inside the freezer its not going to the top of the fridge and should the fridge controls have a cover over the thermistat right side where the sensor is should it be covered

... Refrigerators

I have a Frigidaire top freezer refrigerator which stopped cooling the lower section while the top section stays frozen. I can hear it run through it's cycle but no freezer fan comes on. What would cause the fan to not come on to circulate the air?

The evaporator fan is not spinning. the coil is getting too cold because the fan is not circulating the air across it. defrost it and see if the fan works. If not, they are fairly inexpensive and easy to replace. There is an access cover on th ... Frigidaire FRT21H8C Top Freezer Refrigerator

A detailed question is important to get you a relevant answers

  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.burberryscarf-outlet.com.co || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.4140 seconds