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LG Fridge LSC26945TT compressor getting to hot and not cooling

Not cooling enough, compressor getting too hot and condenser fan is working.

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If it's not cooling unplug it so you don't damage the compressor,hopefully you just have a bad overload and relay,it's plugged into the side of the compressor,with the machine unplugged remove the bottom back panel,look at the compressor,remove the cover on the side of compressor and remove the start device or ptc assy. call your local parts store and give them the model number and buy a new start device for your machine.if you can hear a clicking sound every once and a while and the compressor is hot change this out first,if it still doesn't start then you have a bad compressor and will be in the market for a new fridge if the compressor is running take everything out of the freezer,remove the back inside wall of the freezer and check the evap coil,if the coil is all iced up you have a defrost problem,if the evap coil doesn't have an even frost pattern covering the whole coil you have a freon leak.if you have a freon leak you'll have to replace the fridge..hope this helps

Posted on Jul 04, 2012

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  • Chris Yeaton
    Chris Yeaton Oct 26, 2013

    WHERE IS THE MAIN PCB BOARD IN THIS FRIDGE. WE HAVE A TON OF CAKED UP ICE ON THE COILS?

  • Sal De Oct 27, 2013

    doesn't mean it's the board,if you follow the power cord you'll see the board.i don't do work on l.g. products you could write back and hopefully someone else could help you,i looked up your model number and this model it looks like doesn't have a defrost thermostat it uses a temp. sensor and it looks like it's on the left side of the evaporator coil,shut the machine down or unplug it,melt out all the ice with a hair dryer with a meter check the sensor and the heater,if they check ok then it most likely is the board but like i said i don't work on l.g. go here and you can see parts in your fridge

  • Sal De Oct 27, 2013

    http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdir...

  • Sal De Oct 27, 2013

    hope this helps you out.

  • Sal De Oct 27, 2013

    http://appliantology.org/topic/29706-lg-...

  • Sal De Oct 27, 2013

    go to this site,i think it will help you,if you push the button on the board twice it puts it into defrost and that's kinda cool,i looked up a few other things and it says like on this site to check the sensor by sticking it into cold water with ice and you should get a reading of 16k ohms give or take 5 degrees

  • Sal De Oct 27, 2013

    good luck and if you can let me know how you make out.

  • Sal De Nov 03, 2013

    how did you make out with your fridge?

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SOURCE: Samsung Fridge Freezer (Freezer on top)Model SR-52NXA wont cool

Depends a bit on whether the compressor really is running, or if it's just humming because it's got power on the run coil, but not on the start coil.

Have a careful listen to the compressor. If it's making the trilling or gurgling sounds that go with a working compressor, then your problem is probably one of lost gas. Fixing this is not a do-it-yourself job.

If the compressor sounds like it's stalled, the problem may lie with the starter. Replacements are usually cheap enough for it to be worth fitting a new one just to see if it works.

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Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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James

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SOURCE: Amana BX22A2W - freezer works, fridge not cooling

Check the damper in the top back of the fresh food section. make sure that it is open and air is coming through it.

Posted on Nov 02, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: refrigerator Compressor hot to touch & fridge/freezer not cooling

you need to do an amp draw with your meter,clamp the run wire on the compressor,you should get 2-5 amp reading,any higher means the compressor is going bad,also should be a locked rotor amp(LRA) reading on comp.-mike

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

Robert Hirst

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SOURCE: Fridge running but not cooling

Sounds like you're low on gas...assuming that the condenser coils are clean.

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: whirlpool gold GD25DF FRIDGE NOT COOLING FREEZER WORKING FINE

Clean out the coils at the very bottom of the refrigerator from all of that lint/dust buildup it makes your system inefficient

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