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Offline Ronyeager

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Re: Hole patch?
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2011, 01:27:01 PM »
The coils on this fridge seem to frost just a little bit.  They aren't getting cold enough though.  I can't seem to find any leaks.  Does the cold control have anything to do with how cold the coils get?  Should I check the cold control?

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Re: Hole patch?
« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2011, 02:52:40 PM »
Bypass the control and see how the frig does.
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Re: Hole patch?
« Reply #12 on: August 06, 2011, 03:55:37 PM »
the cold control turns on and off the compressor at the temp setting that it is set at...if you bypass it the compressor will just keep running..

by just a little bit of frost... are you saying the just the top of the evaporator is getting frost ?

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Re: Hole patch?
« Reply #13 on: August 06, 2011, 04:28:20 PM »
Just a little bit of frost on all the coils.  I hope you can kind of see this picture.  Should I go ahead a by pass the cold control and let the compressor run for a while?

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Re: Hole patch?
« Reply #14 on: August 06, 2011, 05:21:03 PM »
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Just a little bit of frost on all the coils.

Looks normal to me. What did you expect them to look like?

What are you trying to fix on this refrigerator?

The way that evaporator looks I would not expect anything wrong with the sealed system. Why are you looking for a leak to start with?


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Re: Hole patch?
« Reply #15 on: August 06, 2011, 05:29:01 PM »
I have had the unit plugged in for about 24 hours and water did not freeze and fridge temp is extremely low.  Seems like the air is circulating into the fridge, but, I am not seeing very good cooling results?

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Re: Hole patch?
« Reply #16 on: August 06, 2011, 05:39:23 PM »
Are you running it with the cover on or off of the evaporator?

The cover should be on the evaporator so you get proper air flow.

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ridge temp is extremely low

Extremely low tells me nothing, what is the temperature? The refrigerator should be around 38 Deg. F.

The only way the refrigerator cools is from the air in the freezer, so it's odd that the freezer would not get cold enough to freeze water, yet you make it sound like the refrigerator is to cold.


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I am not seeing very good cooling results?

Once again what's the temps of the freezer and refrigerator. Even if the freezer freezes water it may not be working right. What freezes at 32 Deg. F. but the freezer should run around Zero Deg. F.


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Re: Hole patch?
« Reply #17 on: August 06, 2011, 05:41:37 PM »
yes, I run it with the cover on.  And the fridge side isn't getting cold at all.  Water is not freezing on the freezer side

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Re: Hole patch?
« Reply #18 on: August 06, 2011, 05:42:35 PM »
If the evaporator (the one in the freezer) fan running?
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Re: Hole patch?
« Reply #19 on: August 06, 2011, 05:44:21 PM »
Yep, fan is running fine.  Everything seems to check out good.  the freezer just does not freeze...

 

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