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pROBLEM
REfRIGERAtOR OpERAtIOn
Refrigerator does not
run.
Refrigerator runs too
much or too long.
Interior Refrigerator
temperature is too
cold.
Interior Refrigerator
temperature is too
warm.
Refrigerator external
surface temperature is
warm.
SOunD AnD nOISE
Louder sound levels
when Refrigerator is
on.
cAuSE
Refrigerator is plugged into a
circuit that has a ground fault
interrupt.
Temperature control is in the
OFF position.
Refrigerator may not be
plugged in, or plug may be
loose.
House fuse blown or tripped
circuit breaker.
Power outage.
Room or outside weather is
hot.
Refrigerator has recently been
disconnected for a period of
time.
Large amounts of warm or hot
food has been stored recently.
Door is opened too frequently
or too long.
Refrigerator door may be
slightly open.
Temperature control is set too
low.
Refrigerator gasket is dirty,
worn, cracked, or poorly fitted.
Temperature control is set too
low.
Temperature contril is set too
warm.
Door is opened too frequently
or too long.
Door may not be seating
properly.
Large amounts of warm or hot
food has been stored recently.
Refrigerator has recently been
disconnected for a period of
time.
The external Refrigerator walls
can be as much as 30°F warm-
er than room temperature.
Modern
refrigerators have
increased storage capacity and
more stable temperatures.
They require a high efficiency
compressor

BEfORE yOu cALL

cORREctIOn
Use another circuit. If you are unsure about the outlet,
have it checked by a certified technician.
See
Setting the Temperature Control section.
Ensure plug is tightly pushed into outlet.
Check/replace fuse with a 15 amp time-delay fuse. Reser
circuit breaker.
Check house lights. Call local Electric Company.
It's normal for the Refrigerator to work harder under these
conditions.
It takes 4 hours for the Refrigerator to cool down
completely.
Warm food will cause Refrigerator to run more until the
desired temperature is reached.
Warm air entering the Refrigerator causes it to run more.
Open doors less often.
"DOOR pROBLEMS" section.
See
Turn control knob to a warmer setting. Allow several hours
for the temperature to stabilize.
Clean or change gasket. Leaks in the door seal will cause
Refrigerator to run longer in order to maintain desired
temperature.
Turn the control to a warmer setting. Allow several hours
for the temperature to stabilize.
Turn control to a colder setting. Allow several hours for the
temperature to stabilize.
Warm air entering the Refrigerator causes it to run more.
Open doors less often.
"DOOR pROBLEMS" section.
See
Warm food will cause Refrigerator to run more until the
desired temperature is reached.
It takes 4 hours for the Refrigerator to cool down
completely.
This is normal while the compressor works to transfer heat
from inside the Refrigerator cabinet.
This is normal. When the surrounding noise level is low,
you might hear the compressor running while it cools the
interior.
Visit our web site at
www.frigidaire.com.
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