How To Resolve A Fridge Not Cooling
How To Resolve A Fridge Not Cooling
As a homeowner, it can be frustrating to find your fridge not cooling and not as cold as it should be, even though the light is on. This can be a sign of a bigger problem, but before you call a professional technician, there are a few things you can do to troubleshoot the issue. Here are seven ways to troubleshoot a fridge not cooling but light is on.
Check the Thermostat Settings
The first thing you should do is check the thermostat settings. Sometimes, the settings can get changed accidentally, which can cause your fridge to not cool properly. Be sure that your thermostat is set to the recommended temperature for your fridge. If it is set too high, your fridge may not be cooling as efficiently as it should be.
Clean the Condenser Coils
Over time, the condenser coils on the back of your fridge can become dirty and clogged with dust and debris. This can cause your fridge to not cool properly. To clean the coils, unplug the fridge and use a vacuum cleaner or a soft brush to remove any dust or debris that may have accumulated on them.
The door seals on your fridge are responsible for keeping cool air inside while preventing warm air from entering. If they're damaged or worn out in any way - such as cracks or tears - then this could allow warm air into your refrigerator compartment causing insufficient refrigeration performance.. Ensure all seals are in good condition by inspecting them for signs of damage like rips and tears.
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Check if There's Enough Space Around Your Fridge
Your refrigerator needs enough space around its exterior so that its ventilation system works effectively; otherwise overheating will occur leading insufficient refrigeration performance.. Make sure there's at least three inches clearance between walls or other appliances near where yours sits (including top), allowing adequate airflow through vents located at rear bottom section – these help expel hot air from compressor unit outside home environment..
If you hear unusual noises coming from freezer compartment when opening doors - especially squeaking sounds-then check evaporator fan motor operation. A faulty fan motor could prevent proper distribution cold throughout compartments within both fresh food storage sections freezer unit above.
Test Defrost Timer Functionality
In most modern refrigerators defrost cycle automatically initiates every eight hours approximately to avoid ice buildup surrounding evaporator coil within freezer compartment. However if defrost timer mechanism fails work correctly this causes excessive frost accumulation obstructing free flow cooled air which leads poor refrigeration efficiency over time period until resolved professionally by qualified appliance repairer.
Call Repair Giant
If none of these troubleshooting tips seem effective in resolving issues with improper functioning fridges despite having checked all possible reasons mentioned above; then consult experienced professionals such as, Repair Giant, who specialise repairing domestic kitchen appliances. They'll diagnose underlying problems quickly using advanced tools techniques enabling faster resolution more complex technical faults thereby restoring full functionality once again ensuring peace mind knowing everything running smoothly without further worry!
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