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Old 06-19-2011, 04:00 PM
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I am also having the same problems. I have a Kenmore 79579293900 fridge that is not even 2 years old. The freezer seems to be working fine, but the fridge is warm. Previously, I noticed that things in the fridge seemed a little warm, but later they would be cold. Now, items in the fridge are warm for the past 4 days. I took the freezer panel off and the coils only had a small amount of frost on them. I cleaned the condenser coils and that fan is working ok too.

Also, it seems like the fan in the freezer is constantly on. And when I unplug and plug it back in, it sounds like something turns on, maybe the compressor, for a few seconds and then turns off and does not come back on.

Thanks for your help.

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Hi, I have a GE gtr11aaparww, top freezer. The freezer works perfectly, no frost on walls at all. The fridge seems to range in temp from 45-60 degrees, no matter what I do. I've at times noticed water dripping from the front left corner, right where the defrost timer is. Based on this, does anyone know what I should be looking at as the most likely source of the problem? It seems like maybe the defrost system is working more often than it should be, but I don't know refrigerators very well, so I could be way off. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Make sure the drain connector (#17 on the diagram) and the drain tube (#19 on the diagram) are not clogged.

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Make sure the drain connector (#17 on the diagram) and the drain tube (#19 on the diagram) are not clogged.

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Thanks for the prompt response. It seems like there was a bit of gunk in the drain connector. It wasn't totally blocked, but it may have been slowed down. If that was indeed the problem, how long should it reasonably take to return to normal temperature?
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I have an Amana ABB222ZDEW bottom freezer with the freezer compartment icing inside. We seldom open the freezer as it is a second unit in our built in garage. This has happened several times where I have emptied the unit to thaw out the iced unit when the fridge starts to warm (to 54 degrees.) How do I check the various components for a defrost cycle failure? I read the timer is built into the control board(?)
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I was Google searching and stumbled upon this topic. i have a GE TPH21PRSM side by side unit. The freezer is running fine, although even without removing the panel to inspect the coils, I've noticed visible frosting on the inside of the freezer side. The refrigerator was not cooling at all, so after reading a few of these topics I set it to off/defrost. That seemed to work fine, and immediately after turning the unit back on, I could feel the cold air blowing through the refrig vent. However, after just a few minutes of running the unit, I could no longer feel any airflow on the refrig side. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Update: This morning when I checked the unit the fan was still running fine, and the refrig side was somewhat cool with a minor amount of noticeable airflow coming through the vent after being set on max cold overnight. This is what the freezer coils behind the panel looked like.

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I have a Frigidaire GLRT83TEKC and experiencing issue with the fridge is getting warm but the freezer is working.

I removed the dust in the bottom rear of the fridge. The fan in the bottom rear is constantly on but I do not hear the compressor or it is a silent one.

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Their are condensation buildup on the control panel #17 and #13 diffuser.
The fridge compartment is not very cold even when I turned the dial to 6 coldest setting overnight.

I will pop up the freezer coil tonight to see if there are any frosting.
But I do not hear the freezer fan or any air flow in the fridge compartment.

Do I have a busted fan?

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i have a amana fridge model number BCI21v1w with the freeze on the bottom.
the freezer works great, the fridge isnt getting cold enough (around 50-60 degrees) went through it today, cleaned all the dust out of all the coils..
cleaned out the back, made sure both fans were working. the defrost circuit IS working, while i had the back cover off in the freezer water was dripping onto the defrost element and you could hear it sizzle so i know its coming on.
doesnt seem to be building up excessive ice on the coil.. the inside of the freezer after a couple days will have alot of ice inside of it and frost.. but the seal is bad on the freezer door so i think thats the reason why.. the fan is turning but it doesnt seem like its blowing as hard as it used too? it blows good out of the freezer but not really out of the fridge.. the only air deflector i can find is a air deflector mounted on the fridge thermostat on the back wall, and its all the way open, with no seen obstructions. the defrost timer at the bottom of the fridge is turning as well

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seems as if i found the problem.. on the other side of the coil it couldnt pull air in because the vent under the veggie draw was solidly blocked with ice.. so it could not re-circulate the air.

got all the ice out, now just waiting for it to get cold in there.

why would this have frozen up? condinsation dripping down over time?
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...why would this have frozen up...

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...but the seal is bad on the freezer door...
Might be because of it.

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