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Fridge not cooling properly. 5yrs g e adora top fridge

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Fridge not cooling properly ...

Fridge not cooling properly

Contractor's Assistant: What's the make and model of the fridge? And can you guesstimate how old is it?

5yrs g e adora top fridge bottom freezer working fine

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Maybe if not to complicated

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Fan in back replaced one time but all was not working then

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Appliance Guru, Owner and Technician replied 4 months ago

That is likely a defrost issue you need to remove the rear panel in the freezer section. If the evaporator is built up with excessive frost you need to defrost the frost build up with a hairdryer or steamer. Then you need to check the heater for continuity and the defrost thermostat for continuity as well, that is clipped to the evaporator. It has to be cold to test it and it should read continuity with an ohm meter as well when cold. If all that tests good you likely have a bad defrost control. Now if you can not repair anything, just defrost the freezer completely and the unit will work again fine for at least 5 days, both sections until you can get a tech out. Let me know if you find something else.

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