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I have a Frigidaire Gallery refrigerator. The freezer is not cooling enough to keep frozen. It is blowing cold air and the refrigerator part seems to be working.

The fan is blowing in both the refrigerator part and freezer. The air coming from the blower in the freezer seems cold but obviously not cold enough. It is not making any unusual noises.

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If your freezer is cold then you may have a defrost cycle issue. There are typically three components for the defrost cycle. Heater bar, thermostat and timer. If the defrost system fails ice starts to build up in the back of the freezer until it prevents cold air from getting into the fridge. When I took off the back panel inside my freezer it was a block of ice. You can melt the ice with a hair dryer and order new parts.

Posted on Mar 13, 2014

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Electrolux Not freezing but fridge seems cold

Hello,

You may be having a freon issue. Read some more info about this here. I type the longer version on my site. There are also factory service manuals to that may be helpful.

Appliance Outlet

Thanks,
Bill

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Refrigerator not keeping food cold

you may have defrost problem

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Side-by-side not cooling or freezing

Dear customer,

We suggest u to do the follwoing checks,

  1. Hissing and popping is normal on frost free refrigerators, it is the defrost heater
  2. Check that the refrigerator is level
  3. Check the drain pan
  4. Check the condensor fan
  5. Check the evaporator fan
  6. Inspect the compressor mounts
As for th freezer's problem checkout the,
  1. Check the temperature setting
  2. Assure that there is enough room for air flow in the freezer or freezer
  3. Check for air flow restrictions in vents
  4. Test the temperature control
  5. Clean the condensor coils
  6. Check the door seals
  7. Test the door switch
  8. Test defrost heater
  9. Test defrost timer
  10. Test evaporator fan
  11. Check for a clogged drain tube
  12. Check for refrigerant leak.
Thank you. Plz rate the solution..

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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SOURCE: freezer temp and fridge temp not as they should be

you should try and defrost the feezer completely as ice might be blocking the cold coming in. it happed to my fridge freezer and that cured it and it is working perfect now.

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

SOURCE: fridge stopped being cold and freezer not freezing

Switch off the refrigerator. Let all ice melt completely. it may take 4 hours. Switch it ON again. does it work better for 2-3 days. if yes,change bimetal and timer.

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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