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Offline Skinz

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Fridge Freezer not working
« on: December 13, 2013, 10:33:57 PM »
Hi,

I have a fisher and paykel fridge freezer, an "e411trt" to be precise. Recently it stopped cooling. I pulled the back of the freezer open and it was not iced over have checked 2 fans inside the fridge, both operate fine, and let it defrost before trying again. The condensor runs and gets quite warm.
I have used the internal 'digital' temperature setting to check that the freezer fridge and evaporator temperature settings are all operating correctly.
If i turn the device on for an hour it achieves nothing now, compresser whirls away, fans run, but the evaporator is not cooling or icing over.

I attempted to force it into a defrost cycle but the heater element does not seem to engage, i dontknow if this is because the freezer compartment is too warm.

Is it likely my issue is in the gas flow or lack of gass?

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Re: Fridge Freezer not working
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2013, 10:07:07 AM »
The compressor running and no frost on the evaporator is a sealed system problem. Check your warranty, some manufacturers cover the sealed system for 5 years or more. A sealed system problem can be a faulty compressor, low refrigerant or a restriction.  The only way to tell what the problem is is to attach gauges.

 

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