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Offline Ryan

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RFA17WCE Wood's frost free all fridge not cooling
« on: May 14, 2008, 02:24:16 PM »

I have a Wood's all refridgerator (frostfree) that the compressor is running and the fan is continuously running.  However the fridge is still warm.  One time I had unplugged it and it worked until I unplugged it again.  When it was working the compressor and fan were both running continuously.  What could my problem be?

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Re: Wood's frost free all fridge not cooling
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2008, 02:31:50 PM »
The main difference between what it was doing then and now is that it likely has either lost its refrigerant charge or has a restriction. Only someone qualified to tap into the sealed system will be able to determine which it is. An expensive venture for an inexpensive product.
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Re: Wood's frost free all fridge not cooling
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2008, 10:10:10 PM »
The bad news is: it may need a charge of freon
 The good news is: Freon for this guy is easily and readily availible to the public(R134a) Get a tap and shoot some in. Remember this: 1/3rd of a 12 ounce can is all you need. Overshooting the ice box will cause choke down of the compressor. To be in the zone the low side pressure should be hovering around 5 psi.
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