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Refrigerator Not cooling

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting and Repair' started by vrak, Dec 8, 2014.

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  1. vrak


    Dec 4, 2014
    Hi all any body help me

    Why refrigerator not getiing cool

    Light in side frige is glowing

    Compresser also running

    Please provide your suggestion how to check fridge step by step
  2. duke37


    Jan 9, 2011
    If the compressor is running but not working it is possible that the system has leaked and gas has been lost. Most refrigerators have a sealed system but loss of gas is common in air conditioning systems in cars where the drive is through a rotating shaft.
  3. chopnhack


    Apr 28, 2014
    Does the compressor run continuously, or does it seem to cycle on and off? If cycling, how long does it stay on/off?
  4. shrtrnd


    Jan 15, 2010
    Did you check the accumulated dust and grime coating the heat-exchange coils, usually on the back (some on the bottom of the fridge?
    Cleaning those coils may go a long way in solving your problem.
  5. elebish


    Aug 16, 2013
    Most refrigs use a thermistor near the compressor that heats up under current flow to the compressor and changes resistance. This thermistor looks like a thick disc that is very fragile and breaks easily and is generally inside a cover or housing. It's made of carbon and fits between 2 spring contacts. If it is broken or cracked, that may be your problem. Ensure that you replace it with a like item with the same resistance. Ed.
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