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We moved our refrigerator to the garage last night, it was

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We moved our refrigerator to the garage last night, it was working fine and i kept the door open to move some food into the kitchen and now it won't cool.
JA: What's the make and model of the fridge? And can you guesstimate how old is it?
Customer: Whirlpool, side by side, about 8 years old. I'll look for the serial number.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: if there is a quick fix, it was fine all night , until i moved some food out
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: not that i can think of
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Machinc replied 3 months ago.
There could be several possibikities.
Expert:  Machinc replied 3 months ago.
1: The temperature setting could have been accidentally changed
in the process of moving the food and the refrigerator.
Expert:  Machinc replied 3 months ago.
2: the door may have been accidently misaligned where it is not closing properly.
Expert:  Machinc replied 3 months ago.
3: the seal around the door may have been pulled out of line allowing cool air out or the door not to close properly.
Expert:  Machinc replied 3 months ago.
4: If using a hand cart the cooling coils may have veen damaged.
Expert:  Machinc replied 3 months ago.
5: the wire to the compressor may have been damaged or pulled loose.
Expert:  Machinc replied 3 months ago.
6: the thermostat setting (cool)
may have been accidentaly moved is the most likely cause .
Check this first.
Expert:  Machinc replied 3 months ago.
If this can not be corrected by you you need to have a professional service person come out and check the refrigerator out .

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