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The circulation fan in my freezer runs almost continuously, cycling between full speed for a few seconds, then half speed for a few seconds. Makes a constant 'hoot' noise when running at half speed. I would think the fan should not run this much. Are these fridges equipped with variable speed fans, or is this a pre-failure symptom. Is it possible that this could be caused by a blockage in the air path (the fan seems to be pushing air just fine). Both fridge and freezer sections cool fine.
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OK, I TOOK YOUR ADVICE AND FIRST REPLACED THE MAIN BOARD. WHEN THAT DIDNT WORK, I REPLACED THE CONDENSOR FAN IN THE FREEZER COMPARTMENT.
THE FAN DOES NOT WORK AT ALL NOW. ALSO, BEFORE THE FAN USED TO WORK ON ONE CYCLE AND COOL DOWN THE FREEZER AND FOOD COMPARTMENT, THEN AS YOU WOULD GO IN AND OUT OF FOOD COMPARTMENT, WOULD STEADLY RISE IN TEMPERATURE. AT LEAST THE FAN WORKED FOR ONE CYLCE. SO FAR OUT OVER $300, AND PROBLEM WORSE THAN BEFORE.
NOW WHAT DO YOU SUGGEST? BEEN WITHOUT A REF
Hi, The thermostat that needs to be checked is located behind the rear freezer panel. The thermostat/bi-metal switch is attached to the top of the evaporator coil. To test the switch, it must be cold. You will need to unplug the bi=metal switch and t ...
Buzzing from lower area - replaced relay and cap - not freezing - staying cold but not freezing - Synptom: Click -humming for 15 sec-click cycles like that every 5 minutes Compressor is warm to Hot - fan is working - feel air moving in freezer so I assume the fan in there is woeking - IS there a way to see if the defrost cycle is stuck on? no water or any issue in pan -
If the defrost cycle was stuck on then the compressor would not be humming trying to start. You may have a shorted compressor. Especially if its a frigidaire they are known to have the worst compressors. You can use a meter to check your compressor w ...
Jenn-Air JCB2282H Side by Side Refrigerator
Amana SRD27S4W side by side, 13 years old. Freezer temp hovers around 20 to 30 degrees . . . Refrig temp hovers around 40 degrees. Evaporator fan runs constantly -- no ice buildup on evap -- condenser fan runs constantly -- thermostat dials set to max on freezer and refrig -- vacuumed codenser coils to no avail -- compressor seems to run continuously, except when defrost cycle is active and optimal cooling is never achieved. What could be the culprit? Your help will be greatly appreciated! Drink
Freezer stops working as if its stuck in a defrost mode. Stays in this cycle too long and everything in the freezer thaws out. Service people came out and when they removed the inside cover over the coils, the fan was not running and it was a solid block of ice. So they replaced the fan sensor switch but it still is doing it. It happens about every 30 days or so for the last three months. Also, the water dispencer stops working on the door. Service guy complained there is no wire diagram on the
There is a eight hout defrost timer, bimetal thermostat, and defrost heating element in the defrost circuit. Three parts and the wiring harness.(four)A solid block of ice would be caused by some failure in the defrost system of the unit over a perio ...
This morning I went to the 561 and the freezer lights stopped working. Refrig side works fine as do the other switches to cycle the fan on/off in both freezer and refrig. Is it possible the switch went bad? can I just open top and switch out connectors from fan to light switch to test? Is there a fuse or relay that could have seized?
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I have a GE GSS25JEMACC and compressor doesn't kick in... all fans run. Yesterday the defrost cycle thawed the entire freezer full of food. Took back panel off inside freezer, there was no frost or ice anywhere. Could defrost cycle be stuck on?
Hi thanks for the question. if all fans are on . not in defrost cycle. look at the compressor relay. replace the relay. thanks the appliance doc ...
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
Freezer Fan Running Constantly - Doesn't Cycle Off
The thermostat dial switch may also be defective and may already be inaccurate, the copper sensor also, but the copper sensor that u mentioned that is encased in ice is durable & will last more than 15years and is unlikely to be damaged ...
Maytag PTB1952GR Top Freezer Refrigerator
Freezer fan noisey. By looks caused by ice. Compressor continually running. Condensation on the top part of freezer. Ice slushie. Top fridge cool and works fine. Looks to be the freezer stuck on defrost cycle. Is this likely the control board or a sensor?
This would be a failed control board and can sometimes be reset by unplugging the unit for an hour or so... ...
Freezer GE model tfx25nrdaww has a freezer problem. When unit defrosts it condenses water and cubes begin to melt. Then after defrost it freezes condensate and ice cubes together. Motor to move ice out is frozen also. Refrigerator works fine. Is the freezer fan suppose to operate during defrost cycle?
If the freezer is in defrost then the freezer fan should be off. Only on the electronic will the freezer fan come on in defrost but the freezer door has to be held open for 3 min before the fan comes on ...
GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator
The freezer evaporator is not defrosting causing the ice to build up and hit the freezer fan blade. Only solution offered so far is to manually derfrost with heat gun. Any way to change the frequency and duration of the freezer defrost cycle?
Hi,Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong withyour refrigerator and why it is not coolingRefrigeratornot Cool ...
Samsung RF265ABWP (25.8 cu. ft.) Bottom Freezer French Door Refrigerator
Condenser fan always runs so freezer won't maintain temps. What makes the condenser fan run? How can I get that fan to cycle?
Good day,\015\012The fan motor runs when the thermostat asks it to.\015\012If the machine is not at the proper temperature, the fan will run 24/7.\015\012You have a cooling problem with the machine.\015\012here are some areas ...
Frigidaire 20.6 cu. ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator with Factory Installed Ice Maker
Freezer fan cycles on and off
There is an updated ADC board for that unit. Your unit has the ADC III board and the new one is ADC IV. Replace the board and you should be good to go. Also, be sure the coils are clean on the condenser and the fan as well. ...
Compressor and fan work on cendenser, evaporater works, but the fan on the evaporater in the freezer rear cuts off after the initial run cycle. The coils then freeze.
What are your suggestions replace 14 year old refregirator or repair? If rpair, is this a fix that homeowner can make?
The unit is an Amana side by side model #SQD26VW.
MANUFACTURE # P13150886.
Serial # 9901150886.
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Probably a bad defrost thermostat. The fan motor power runs through the defrost thermostat then to the fan motor.If the defrost thermostat is opening too soon, you get no fan and no defrost.\015\012Yes you can replace this part yourself. ...
Amana 25.9 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Freestanding Refrigerator SX26V
First the fridge side was not cooling well for the last week. now the freezer is getting warmer. both are turned onto highest setting. The back of the the frezzer wall has frost build up. before this happend for what seems many years the fan speed would cycle from high to low with a frequency of high to low in 2-4 seconds and visa-versa. sounds liek a ghost howling. now when the fan is running it is one constant lower speed
The not cooling well is due to defrost issue. All the cooling for both sections takes place behind the back wall of the freezer on the evaporator coils. The fan you hear inside moves air from these coils to the freezer and refrigerator. ...
GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator
The freezer and refrigerator sides not cooling correctly. Both maintain some cooling at the bottom, but warm at the top, 50+ degrees. Refrigerator side at bottom is actually below freezing; freezer is not. Fan motor sounds as if it is running, but have not heard the compressor cycle on and off for some time, and when it does it goes off very quickly.
Jenn-Air JCB2285HES Side by Side Refrigerator
My fridge doesn't get cold. Ice on the back wall of the freezer. frost free freezer. Checked Defrost timer and it is working. Ran through three defrost cycles and still Ice on the back wall. Is my problem the fan or the heating element or worse?
Most likely it is the heating element .http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/refrigerator/check/defrostheater.php ...
My Frigidaire Gallery refrigerator (FRT22IRSH/1999) is not cold in both the freezer (food not frozen solid) and in the refrigerator part.We heard the freezer fan becoming louder and wonder if my problem has to do with a defrost cycle.
My freezer keeps defrosting. I have tried unplugging it and plugging it in and turning down the temperature but it still continues to go into the defrost cycle or not work the fan completely turns off in the freezer. What could be causing this?
I think that what you call the defrost is just the compressor not running so it warms . a defrost cycle does turn the heaters on for about 28 min and then goes baci into cold cycle . so if compressor is not running eno ...
KitchenAid KSCS25FKSS Side by Side Refrigerator
What temp should my freezer be , also the fan in the top of the fridge stated making a noise when it stopped or started its cycle sounded like something was catching on the fans blades , then it stopped working alltogether so i phoned hotpoint to arrange a repair and hey presto it started working again! with no more noise, seems fine now could it be ice? also do i need to defrost it ever it says you dont need to in the manual as its a frostfree model its a hotpoint ffm90 any advice would be appr
I like 0 to 10 Deg. F in the freezer.\015\012\015\012As for the Fan. yes it could be ice or the fan blade hiting the shroud, sometimes the fan blade moves on the shaft and starts hiting the shroud. ...
Hotpoint FFM90 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
Ge Bottom freezer refrigerator model - GBS22KBP is no longer cooling in the refrigerator while freezer works fine. Plugged in door shut compressor and fan running constantly (no longer cycles). Repair man has come 3 times in the last 3 weeks and replaced motherboard thermostat and checked wiring. Works for a few days after repair and then quits again.
GE GBS18HBR Bottom Freezer Refrigerator