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Why does my refrigerator freeze inconsistently and make noises?

I've had a Beko BCFD150 integrated fridge/freezer for the last 5/6 years. Since buying it I've had the following issues intermittently: Struggles to get cold (particularly in the fridge) even with ...
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What is this black residue on the refrigerant lines of my subzero refrigerator?

I have an old 1980s subzero refrigerator that is powering up but no longer cooling effectively. It appears at some point the compressors were replaced with r134a. There is a black char/blob/residue on ...
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Possible cause of this ice formation in freezer in Whirlpool refrigerator?

Model: Whirlpool WRT318FZDB02 About 6 years old. Please see the pics, can you gauge the possible cause of the ice formation (in the top right of the freezer?). No ice on the coils. Thank you in ...
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What part needs to be replaced when fridge gets too warm or too cold at times?

So the freezer seems to work fine, but the fridge will either get too warm or too cold at times. We change the setting so it'll be warmer or colder, but it doesn't settle to the right level. It can ...
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Would a bad main control board in my refrigerator cause inconsistent cooling?

Our Samsung RB215LASH refrigerator has had a persistent intermittent problem with the temperature in the refrigerator section getting too cold, causing stuff to freeze up. I tried changing the ...
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What should I do with a freezer that has been infested with small flies and larvae?

My condo has been vacant for a couple of years, and I don't get over there very much to check on things. The electricity was turned off, and I figured I would leave it off, since it wasn't really ...
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Can I remove the beeper from my older Bosch fridge?

The warning beeper keeps going off on my old Bosch fridge-freezer, but temperature's OK. This sound is really irritating but I don't want to pay the UK £117 callout and possibly the cost of a new ...
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Circuit issues in garage [duplicate]

I have a freezer in my garage and we purchased a new fridge for our garage. Everything was fine for a week but suddenly the fridge gfci outlet shuts off and turns off the power to the whole garage! ...
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Removing ice blockage between freezer and fridge in GE Monogram side-by-side

I have a GE Monogram Fridge/Freezer Model # ZIS42NYB, Serial # SV036084. It's about 25 years old and I'll probably replace it as money/time permits. HOWEVER, I'd like to have it limp along a little ...
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Bolt on fridge missing [closed]

I have an Amana refrigerator with a bottom freezer. Top panel on the freezer appears to have some kind of missing bolt and will not stay closed. Any idea what exactly this is, and how I could find one ...
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Is there a defrost drain in my Samsung freezer? I cannot find one. This is a model RT18M6213

My Samsung refrigerator drips water from the freezer into the refrigerator. How do I resolve this?
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Fridge is warm, freezer is still coldish

I have a Whirlpool top-freezer (model wrt549szdm00). My freezer temp is at 15F, fridge is at 50. It's been this way for a couple days now. I took the freezer apart, and there was no ice on the coils. ...
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Why do instruction manuals specify, "Do not use extension cord and provide a separate circuit"?

Could someone shed some light on the "do not use extension cord" and "provide a separate circuit" instructions that come with every single refrigerator and freezer? Context: I own ...
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Can I safely stack a chest freezer on top of a heat pump dryer?

I live in London, UK where space is gold dust. My galley style kitchen does not have space for a freezer and dryer side by side. My only option is to stack them on top using those stacking kits. Is ...
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Freezer goes from -10 to 29 degrees. It seems like its not kicking on when it should. Fridge stays around 45 degrees. Top mount, Kenmore, 7 yrs old?, [closed]

Freezer goes from -10 to 29 degrees. It seems like its not kicking on when it should. Fridge stays around 45 degrees. Top mount, Kenmore, 7 yrs old?
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Whirlpool Mysterious Ice Buildup

My whirlpool wrs325sdhz08 refrigerator has a mysterious ice buildup. From the pattern of the ice, it seems to be coming from a drip located somewhere near the ice maker at the top of the freezer. The ...
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I have a 14 year old Kenmore french door refrigerator how long should it take to get back to tempature after repair?

My 14 year old Kenmore french foor refrigerator freezer combo was recently repaired for a loud fan noise and the freezer not keeping temp. It was about 62° when the repair was completed. 45 minutes ...
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Ice machine in the freezer works intermittently

I have a GE freezer/fridge unit and the ice machine stops working intermittently. Usually after I take the ice bucket out and reinsert it, the machine gets back on track, but about 2 months ago it ...
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Frigidaire freezer stuck in sabbath mode [closed]

Frigidaire Freezer Sabbath Mode I’ve got this Frigidaire professional fridge/freezer side by side and the freezer is showing this error code. I looked up online and apparently this means the control ...
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Freezer ice maker not working - tech and I are stumped, Frigidaire FGHS2631PF4A

My ice maker stopped making ice, and I had a tech come out, but he couldn't find the root cause. We checked that the temperature in the freezer was fine. The ice maker arms would cycle when triggered ...
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Upright freezer sliding on tiled floor

My upright freezer has 2 rollers/wheels at the back and 2 plastic screw legs at the front. I have a tiled floor and the suction of the door is too strong, the whole thing just slides forward when I ...
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frigidaire upright freezer legs for leveling are missing. They are over $30 for one plactic leg. What can I use instead?

They are over $30 for one plastic leg. What can I use instead? Frididaire upright freezer Model number Electrolux FFFU14F2QWP Leveling Leg 216396900 Item #446089 | Frigidaire OEM Part #216396900 Thank ...
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How do I diagnose freezer forming frost around door?

My freezer is repeatedly developing frost by the top door seal. I’ve done the dollar test on the top seal, but it doesn’t feel that loose! The problem is I’m not sure how strong it’s supposed to be. ...
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How can I clean mold from the defrost drain on my refrigerator?

I own a Blomberg Refrigerator with Ice maker model number K70520NLU. Water is leaking onto the floor from the freezer. The coils keep freezing every two weeks. I need to empty the contents, take off ...
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Chest freezer / ice bath anti rust protection

I've converted my chest freezer to ice bath and the problem I'm facing - it starts to rust in the bottom. What would be the right paint / compound or other protection that I can apply on the bottom to ...
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Is my chest freezer compressor bad?

I have a ~6 year old chest freezer (Magic Chef HMCF7W2) that has stopped freezing. I read online that a common reason for this was the PTC Starter going bad, and replacing it will fix the problem. I ...
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Replacement Refrigator Fan Evaporator Motor with same DC measurements as original but bigger, is it safe to install?

I am doing a DIY on my LG refrigerator. My freezer/refrigator fan evaporator motor gave out. I ordered the part but the parts place sent me the wrong motor twice. It is different from the original ...
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Can I run just the Freezer portion of a Hotpoint HFF31014UK?

I have a built in Hotpoint HFF31014UK fridge freezer. This has two plugs, a plug on the fridge and another for the freezer. They have been off for a while as the fridge was not working properly. Can I ...
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How to repair the plastic in a freezer?

How to repair the plastic in a freezer? (or refrigerator) This is a chest freezer with a lift up lid (door). The lid collected ice on the inside (between the insulation and plastic trim) until the ...
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Why is the drawer basket tilted in my refrigerator?

I have a Whirlpool gold fridge/freezer. I had to remove the drawer to defrost. When putting it back in, I noticed that the drawer seems to go in at an angle. Putting it back this way the drawer and ...
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KitchenAid Freezer not cold enough

KitchenAid KSSC48QTS01 Side-by-side Built-in Refrigerator Freezer is not getting colder than 22 degrees F for several days. Problem began after freezer door was left slightly ajar overnight. My ...
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Adhesive for a freezer

I'm looking to mount a door sensor in my upright freezer, but have had some difficulty finding the right adhesive. Open to recommendations for both permanent and removable.
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How to patch holes in freezer wall?

I have a chest freezer with several holes in its metal lining, as pictured below. Can I just slap some HVAC tape over these, or is there a better material or approach? Do I need to worry about filling ...
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Kenmore 596.51679100 Side-by-side fridge cooling issues

I noticed my old fridge was unable to stay cold. At first I assumed that constant opening had caused it to freeze up so I unplugged it and let it defrost completely as there was a layer of ice on the ...
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How can I replace water valve in Liebherr fridge-freezer?

I intend to check the water valve between the water tank that is in the refrigerator and the ice-maker that is in the freezer of my Liebherr ICN 3366. Where is this valve and how can I reach it? How ...
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Fridge Freezer compartment not freezing, ice buildup on evaporator

I have a fridge/freezer (Fisher and Paykel Model N500B, probably around 40 years old) - that I recently bought out of storage and installed in our kitchen. I tested it before installing it and it ...
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Refrigerator leaked water but otherwise fine (Pic of potential problem)

Today we found a nice puddle of water under our refrigerator/freezer. Both sections seem to be working fine, maybe it was a one time thing, but when taking a look at rear I saw two tubes with a blue ...
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How do I fix a freezer door that's hard to open soon after closing it? [closed]

I notice that my freezer door is really hard to open soon after I close it. I'm pretty sure I know why this is happening -- warm (and thus lower density) air is being let in. When I close the door, ...
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Frigidaire Freezer leaking water into bottom of Fridge

I've had an ongoing issue with my apartment unit's Frigidaire Fridge where the Freezer has been leaking water into the fridge daily, and there's been enough to where it can pool at the bottom and ...
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Why is a leak from my freezer going down the fridge?

The refrigerator leaks water inside itself from the freezer to the fridge. After a few days it pools on the bottom of the fridge. Wish I can send videos, its a pretty fast paced leak and happens ...
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Compressor is not working. Should I unplug the refrigerator for safety reasons?

Compressor is not working. Should I unplug the refrigerator for safety reasons?
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Light on/off in Frigidaire Chest Freezer

I have a Frigidaire Chest Freezer (FFCL1542AW) and am trying to work out how to disable the light that goes on when the lid to the freezer is opened. I assume its triggered by a magnetic senor that ...
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Suggestions on constructing dividers for my chest freezer [closed]

I have purchased a 14.8 cu ft freezer and I want to divide up the space like so, but with taller dividers: The divider shown in the picture is out of stock, and I cannot find a similar product, so I ...
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LG freezer door expands and produces a bulge after power outage

We recently had a power outage of more than few days. After a few days of no power, the freezer door (inner part) expanded and produced a bulge on the lower right area. Because of the bulge, the ...
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is there a diy ice bath/pool that doesn't use a chest freezer / how do I keep small pool between 2°C and 16°C?

What could I use to cool water for a cold plunge pool that doesn't require a chest freezer. For example, I would form the pool area from concrete, line it with flex seal/rhino or some other ...
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Imperial Upright Freezer IFC2111A alarm not working

I have an Imperial Upright Freezer IFC2111A. For years, the alarm has not worked on it. I just had an "open door" incident the other night and lost everything - the alarm never went off. I'm ...
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Bottom freezer fridge is freezing the food in the bottom while the top is too warm

[Updated: added some info about what I found in the bottom housing, as well as the sound of the fan in the freezer.] I've got a GE PFSS2MIXASS Fridge (Double doors on top, freezer on bottom). A ...
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When does freezer evaporator fan turn on and when does it turn off

I have a GE side by side fridge model GSS22UFPDWW. This fridge does not have a timer for defrost cycle. Instead it has what is called an encoder that sends data to the main board and the main board ...
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Find Maytag Upright Freezer Coils

How do I access the freezer coils? Do I need to remove the door? Photo is of the front of the freezer.
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Disable internal light on insignia chest freezer

I have an insignia 7 cubic foot chest freezer. It has an internal LED light that I would like to disable, I'm just not sure how. Perhaps someone has a recommendation? Here is the info: The light turns ...
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