Why does my freezer work but my refrigerator doesn t?

Why does my freezer work but my refrigerator doesn t?

The most common cause for this condition is a problem with the defrost system. If the refrigerator freezer is cold but the refrigerator is warm, the evaporator fan motor might have failed. If the freezer is cold but refrigerator is warm the air damper control might be stuck closed or broken.

How do I reset my Kenmore freezer?

Unplug the freezer for 1 minute to reset the electronic control board and then plug the freezer back in. If the code returns, replace the user interface control.

Can you turn freezer off and not fridge?

There is no way to turn the freezer off and still have a working refrigerator. The best you could do is to turn the freezer controls to the freezer is the warmest it can be.

Where are condenser coils on a freezer?

Condenser coils are located on the back of the fridge or across the bottom. These coils cool and condense the refrigerant. When the coils are clogged with dirt and dust, they can’t efficiently release heat.

How do I clean my freezer coils?

Cleaning Condenser Coils On RefrigeratorUnplug refrigerator.Remove base grille if necessary.Use a refrigerator coil brush (part number PM14X51) to brush any dust, dirt, pet hair, etc. from the coils. Sweep or vacuum up any dirt, dust, pet hair, etc. on the floor.Replace grille.Plug refrigerator back in to the wall receptacle.

Why is my fridge freezing food in the back?

A vent that supplies cold air is located in the back of most refrigerators. While Keeping your fridge well stocked for maximum efficiency is always recommended, placing food too close to the vent can cause it to freeze.

How do you clean the condenser coils on a Kenmore refrigerator?

Vacuum your Kenmore refrigerator coils thoroughly to remove all of the dust and debris. Use a coil brush available online or at any hardware store. Insert the brush between the refrigerator coils and pull it back out. The coil brush will remove dirt from between the coils that a vacuum will not.

Where is the defrost drain on a Kenmore refrigerator?

A drain hole is located along the bottom of your freezer compartment. The water from the melted ice and frost drains through a short tube and into a pan beneath the refrigerator, where it evaporates.

How do I clean the drip pan on my Kenmore refrigerator?

Where are the condenser coils on a Kenmore Elite refrigerator?

The condenser coils are located in the behind the refrigerator. Once the refrigerator is pulled out, you will need to remove the cover toward the bottom of the unit. The coil can be cleaned with a coil brush and a vacuum. If the evaporator coils are frosted over you have a defrost issues that will need to be diagnosed.