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If you are talking about the water supply to the fridge from the house the valve may have been bumped. If you can find the valve try and turn it off "lefty loose right tight" (I still have to remind my kids that sometimes LOL). If you find a Saddle valve that looks like this these are notorious for leaking at the connection point and dripping when not ...


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The fiberglass itself is not really a serious hazard like asbestos would be, unless it gets into your food or on containers. Not a good idea to have exposed fiberglass near your food however. You should seal the hole with duct tape or something to keep the fiberglass from getting on your stuff. If the missing piece of door is too big or you can't confine ...


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In general, plumbing water to a fridge is only required in order to use the ice maker and water dispensing features. You can use it as a fridge with just electricity connected. Typically, there is an easy way to shut off the ice maker. If you don't have water connected you should do that in order to reduce possible wear on electric valves and other parts. ...


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Warning: A refrigerator unplugged with the door closed will become a factory of disgusting mold. The cure is to leave the door open. However, it is impossible to keep other people from closing the door the moment they see it open. We have 4 fridges at a lodge, which we unplug to save electricity. Every single time I unplug a fridge and block the door ...


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Unplugging a refrigerator will not harm it. However, if there are bacteria or molds within, those tend to flourish in a room temperature refrigerator unless it is kept very dry. You could relax the temperature setting so that it does not run as much but yet keeps the temperature at (say) 50 °F/10 °C to reduce the rate of biology experiment growth. ...


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You will wear out the outlet before you harm the refrigerator. However, it may be better to simply turn the setting dial to lowest (warmest) and leave the refrigerator running plugged in. It'll rarely run, and it'll keep the unit from collecting moisture and growing mildew.


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The evaporator fan may be part of the problem (this is the fan inside the compartment usually behind a removable panel). I have a freezer that on occasion builds up two much ice in the bottom then the circulation of cold air stops and things warm up if the door gets left open. $325.00 for the fan sounds a bit high to me I think a new one could be found ...


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The white stuff is probably calcium (99% of the time)... so your water is "hard". When the water is cooled, the calcium aggregates and precipitates (white stuff). A filter will not remove dissolved ions (like calcium). A water softener will replace calcium with sodium. That should solve the the white precipitate issue. However, before spending money, have ...


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Ensure the ice reservoir is free of accumulated frost as this can tend to slough off amid ice dispensing



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