Why is my Whirlpool freezer not freezing?

Why is my Whirlpool freezer not freezing?

Possible Cause #1: Dirty Condenser Coils Dirty condenser coils are the most common cause for a Whirlpool refrigerator not cooling. Condenser coils dissipate heat as the refrigerant passes through them. If the coils are clogged in dirt and debris, they can’t release the heat properly.

How do I reset my Whirlpool freezer?

Open the refrigerator’s door and look for the door switches. Press the door switches and the refrigerator temperature button three times within 10 seconds. After releasing the switches, there should be a letter “S” display in the freezer section and an “E” in the refrigerator’s display.

Why would a freezer just stopped working?

Causes: If your freezer won’t freeze, most likely the condenser coils are dirty which reduces the overall cooling capacity of the freezer. Evaporator fan motor is malfunctioning, and since it’s in charge of circulating the air throughout the freezer, this will need to be resolved, pronto.

Why is my freezer frosting up and fridge not working?

Be sure the vents on the back of the freezer compartment aren’t blocked by boxes of ice cream or frozen vegetablesthe vents have to be clear for cold air to circulate. Vacuum the coils under or behind the fridge. Clogged coils can cause poor cooling. To do this, unplug the fridge and pull it out.

Can a freezer stop working but fridge still work?

The logic is, yes the fridge part is cold enough, the struggling freezer part can maintain the 38 or so degrees to keep the fridge proper, but without circulation, the freezer can’t do what it needs to get down to 0 degrees. If yours has a charcoal filter remove it and the temp should return to normal.

Is there a reset button on a Whirlpool refrigerator?

To reset your unit after a power outage, press and hold the “Lock” and “Filter” button simultaneously for three seconds. Doing this will turn on the cooling feature of the refrigerator.

Can you unplug a fridge and plug it right back in?

Is it good to unplug a fridge and then plug it back in? No, but it will not cause irreparable damage unless you do it regularly. When running, the refrigerator compressor has quite a high head pressure. If you unplug it and immediately plug it in again, the compressor has to start against the high head pressure.

How long is the defrost cycle on a refrigerator?

approximately 25 to 45 minutes