Care and maintenance
does not run.
runs too much
or too long
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Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense.
This list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective
workmanship or materials in this appliance.
Refrigerator control is off.
Refrigerator is in defrost cycle.
Plug at wall outlet is disconnected.
Power outage. Check house lights.
Refrigerator is larger than the previous
one you owned.
Room or outside weather is hot.
Refrigerator has recently been
disconnected for a period of time.
Large amounts of warm or hot food
may have been stored recently.
Doors are opened too frequently or too
Refrigerator or freezer door may be
Refrigerator control is set too cold.
Refrigerator or freezer gasket is dirty,
worn, cracked, or poorly fitted.
Thermostat is keeping the refrigerator
at a constant temperature.
Set refrigerator control. See setting the
This is normal for a fully automatic
defrosting refrigerator. The defrost
cycle occurs periodically.
Make sure plug is tightly pushed into
Call local electric company.
This is normal. Larger, more efficient
units run longer in these conditions.
It is normal for the refrigerator to work
longer under these conditions.
It takes some hours for the refrigerator
to cool down completely.
Warm food will cause the refrigerator to
run longer until the desired temperature
Warm air entering the refrigerator
causes it to run longer. Open the door
Make sure the refrigerator is level.
Keep food and containers from
blocking door. See problem section.
OPENING/CLOSING of doors.
Set the refrigerator control to a
warmer setting until the refrigerator
temperature is satisfactory.
Clean or change gasket. Leaks in the
door seal will cause refrigerator to run
longer in order to maintain desired
This is normal. Refrigerator goes on and
off to keep the temperature constant.