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Old 07-23-2010, 12:37 AM   #1
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Fridge not doing too well


Got home from work today and found the fridge door ajar and temp up to 65. Removed all the food and checked the temp in a hour. It was still up to 65. Turned the temp all the way up and checked it two hours later and it was still above 60. Unplugged the thing for 5 minutes to "reset?", checked the bottom coils to make sure they were clean and now waiting to see what happens. Any advice as to what else I can do or check? Thanks, Mike

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I would unplug for a couple of hours and let a fan blow underneath it. The compressor is likely off on thermal. I've seen compressors take quite awhile to cool off and reset.

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If the voltage at the outlet doesn't drop two or three volts when you start the fridge, the compressor may not be drawing any current.
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