Author Topic: Freezer is cold, but refrigerator is not.  (Read 1178 times)

Offline Q451990

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Freezer is cold, but refrigerator is not.
« on: October 29, 2009, 11:01:08 AM »
This refrigerator is in a rental I just purchased, and the tenant says that the freezer is working properly, but the bottom is room temperature or just a few degrees cooler.  Setting the refrigerator control to max cooling did not help.  

I assume the compressor is OK since the freezer is cold, and that this is just a control issue between the freezer and refrigerator.  Is there a common issue here that I can check?

Thanks!

Heath

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Offline Mr. Fix-It

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Re: Freezer is cold, but refrigerator is not.
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2009, 02:54:29 PM »
Check that the freezer fan is working it circulates cold air into the fridge.

Offline Q451990

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Re: Freezer is cold, but refrigerator is not.
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2009, 10:11:35 PM »
Check that the freezer fan is working it circulates cold air into the fridge.

I just emailed my tennant and will let you know if it's running.  Should the fan be running all of the time?

Thanks!

Heath

Offline whirlpooltech

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Re: Freezer is cold, but refrigerator is not.
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2009, 10:20:49 PM »
The fan in the freezer will only run when the compressor is running.

 

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