Why My Whirlpool fridge is not working?

Why My Whirlpool fridge is not working?

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 long does Freon last in refrigerator?

Freon gas in a refrigerator is in a sealed system that if not compromised will last almost forever. Your refrigerator freon should never leak out and it does not break down.

Can a refrigerator run out of freon?

Freon is kept within a contained, pressurized system within your fridge, so it should never “run out” or need to be topped off. If your refrigerator is leaking Freon, it is usually due to a puncture, which makes it unlikely during normal operation in a kitchen.

Can I put Freon in my refrigerator myself?

You should only add Freon yourself if you don’t want to contact a repair company and are confident in handling a fridge. To start, identify why you fridge isn’t working properly. Then, install a bullet-piercing valve and check the Freon by using a specialized gauge before adding the Freon.

How do I know if my freezer needs freon?

Locate the refrigerator’s condenser and place your hand next to it to sense heat. If the condenser feels cold and the refrigerator has been running, there may be a lack or absence of Freon. The problem may also be due to a defective condenser or clogged system.