The refrigerator works, but does not freeze
The refrigerator works, but does not freeze. It happens. There are several reasons. Often a freon leak. How the gas will pass through copper (steel, aluminum) forming the tract? The seams crack at times. Fatal signs are invisible to the eye, molecules freely pass outside. The pressure decreases, the technique ceases to perform the assigned functions. The reason is not the only one.
The refrigerator operating modes are clearly calculated. First of all, we will ensure the correct pressure of the freon. Refueling. Art, destiny of masters. In the auto repair, the refrigerant cylinder is weighed with weights, filling as much as you need. Grams count. It is not easy with refrigerators. They replace the old Freon with a new, safe ozone layer, dangerous from the point of view of fire. The elaborate provides the best indicators, fewer. If a leak occurs, the concentration does not reach the threshold of explosion hazard.
The pressure of the freon is not enough. The compressor works, controlled by the launch protection relay. Frost will form poorly, the effect will be zero. Depends on the degree of neglect. The pressure indicator is carried out through a special technological pipe used by repairmen. Easy to notice the detail: clogged copper gutting sticking out near the compressor. Bypassing the entrance (more precisely two entrances), the freon is tinted, refueling, spontaneously follows. Service service will require the purchase of a special kit. You need to perform the following operations:
- Localize the leakage place. The lefraster finds it difficult to identify a breakdown. Compressed air is supplied inside the system. First you need to make sure: the breakdown affects the freon circuit. One problem: a rare lefraster is able to smell air. Models are sharpened, detect a variety of freon species. Will have to use the good old foam, similar folk remedies. After finishing the refueling, check the finished system with a factory leather detector.
- It was possible at first to localize the leakage site. The trouble is corrected by replacing the site, rushing seams. After oxygen must be removed from the system, you will have to wait in addition to about 15 minutes, holding the zero pressure inside the compressor: the remaining water will gradually come out. Why is it important to follow the instructions, let’s say below, believe me: a pair of moisture drops can seriously disrupt the operation of the device. After an indefinite time, the problem of frost will move back again, taking the forefront. Sensing zero pressure, ice begins to evaporate. The process is called sublimation. The fact of the disappearance of the glacier was discovered a couple of centuries ago, and the developing technique began to be actively used. A master that appreciates personal time wants to start a refueling right away, drive to the neck, paying for the part of the work. Passing the capillary tube, Freon is pulled for a long time, the evaporation of ice, moisture. A long process. Take some time.
- Drawing the system, start a gas station. Car services use scales, the refrigerator has an individual volume. Focusing on the magnitude of the pressure, remember: it is customary to measure the mass. Of the standard cans of the Oblast (30 g), it is recommended to remove excess. The substance is a harmless precious ozone layer, it is permissible to steal on the street. The remaining weight is equal to the refueling mass. Determined by means of scales. We consider the approach outdated. Today, kitchen scales show an accuracy of 0.1 g, enough to season the refrigerator with an alum. Each model has a weight zero function. Put the cylinder connected to the system without zeroing. We carefully wait, refueling while the mass reaches the necessary. It is desirable that the elastic forces of the hose do not distort the measurements. And how to do this, decide for yourself, gentlemen!
- Behind the process of filling the system, checking the current, after service pipes are squeezed, seized exactly until the next time. Forgot to mention: you need to change the filter-dryer. Let’s tell you why you need.
The refrigerator does not work, but the freezer works. The main reasons and ways of solving
Before talking about the causes of problems, you need to make out errors. If you interrogate people, most will say about:
Yes, because of this, the refrigerator can work worse. But to get out of order, you need some reason. And these four options are not that. They can lead to worse freezing or short.Term malfunctions, but not disconnecting. Когда холодильник работает, а морозилка нет – поломки нужно искать в других местах.
The simplest problems
Incorrect connection, gaps of wires, installation in the wrong place, sockets. All this can lead to the fact that the refrigerator will stop working at one point. It’s not as scary as it might seem. You can fix small malfunctions with the defrosting of the refrigerator. It turns off from food, all products are removed, and after that day you need to carry out with the refrigerator turned off. After complete defrosting, it can be turned on.
Incorrect installation or error with choosing a place can lead to the fact that the refrigerator chamber starts to work worse over time. This is a cumulative effect. At first it is imperceptible, but then more and more. The temperature will be higher, and the products spoil faster.
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To avoid this, you need to carefully read the instruction manual. It will be written there that you can not put the device tightly to the wall, there should be a small gap. Heating sources, like a slab or battery, should not be nearby. Then there will be no problems. If the problem is not corrected by defrosting, you need to look for the reason in another place.
Problems in conducting systems
Problems in the drainage or capillary system. If you do not clean them, a small product, butter or something like that can get there. What will happen next: the freezer works, ice is formed, nothing affects the products. The refrigerator stops working, the temperature inside becomes room.
The drainage system can be cleaned independently. With capillary is more difficult. Can help, but if it does not work, it is better to call the master. He will do everything so that then there are no problems.
Breakage in the capillary system can be confused with the failure of other systems. You need to check the temperature in the “condenser-compressor” section. If it is higher than it should be, and thawing occurs faster than cooling, the problem is in the capillary system.
Automation and electronics
Automation and electronics make the refrigerator more conveniently. To adjust the temperature and turn on non-standard functions, you can press one or two buttons. But, at the same time, electronics more often break. Due to frequent use, they can seize or fail the buttons on the front panel. This is the most common cause of breakdowns. It is impossible to configure the mode, which means that the refrigerator works with failures. It is decided by the replacement of these buttons.
The second reason is the temperature sensor. He may fail or initially be marriage. At first, this is not noticeable, since the compressor works uninterruptedly. But due to the fact that the detector is out of order, he transfers incorrect data. So, the compressor works at the limit of power, which leads to wear.
The master can advise replacing the compressor, but this will not solve the main problem. 5-6 months or a year will pass, but it will fail again. You need to replace the sensor, and then the root cause will be fixed. It is not recommended to independently engage in automation and electronics. For this you need a master who understands modern refrigerators.
A refrigerator enters the refrigerator through the system of tubes. He additionally cools the temperature and works with the compressor. If the refrigerator is not closed, ice forms on the tubes. To speed up the defrosting, people knock it down with hard objects, which leads to microdistributions.
This, in turn, leads to a refrigerant leak. He goes out through the holes and does not cool the system. The compressor begins to increase power to achieve the desired temperature. Ultimately, everything is out of order. To avoid this problem, you need to perform two things: defrost the refrigerator without knocking out the ice, and season with a refrigerant.
When the compressor starts, and after that it stops working, it means that it has failed. If there are two of them in the refrigerator, then the freezer will work, as before. You can try to fix the compressor, but it will cost more than the standard replacement. It is recommended not to change this part independently. Incorrect connection may not only not give an effect, but also damage electronics. It is recommended to contact the master.
Wear of the sealing gum
The gum on the door allows you to close the refrigerator more tightly, and avoid cold air leakage. If this happens, the compressor will compensate for the lack of cold temperature and work faster. What will come of it. Overload and failure.
It will be more effective to change the gum. If there is no such possibility. It can be removed, soaked in boiling water and put again in the same place. So it will last another 2-3 years. If the problem is not in the elastic band, but in the places of fastening. They need to be tightened. In order to replace the sealing elastic band, special skills do not need. It is enough to remove it and install a new. Intuitively understandable.
Mechanical and chemical damage
With improper transportation, cracks may occur. If they do not notice them at once. At first there will be no problems. The refrigerator will work stably, as should. But the temperature inside will gradually be higher.
As the compressor is wear, it will give less and less cold, therefore, heat will increase. Due to damage and warm air, the temperature inside will be higher than should be. And the reboot will no longer fix anything. Ultimately the refrigerator will fail.
Small injuries and cracks can be corrected independently. Disconnected the damaged part, pour it with foam or replace and cover with foil. If the hole is large and arose during transportation, contacting the store will not help only if the employees were not mistaken.
If the problem was before that, you can submit an application for a return or replacement to the store. When the breakdown formed after the end of the warranty period. Only closing holes.
Oxidation and rust on the pipes
Oxidation and rust on the tubes constantly arise. This is due to the fact that moisture particles fall on them, and over time they begin to be covered with rust. No one is safe from this, especially if you do not clean the moisture or quickly close the door.
The principle of operation of the refrigerator is not “cold production”. He simply removes excess heat from the camera out through the heat exchanger on the back wall. If the refrigerator is installed near the device giving heat (radiator, slabs), it will not be normally cold.
An important role is played by the distance to the walls and position. There are several basic installation rules:
- It is not recommended to put the refrigerator in the corner;
- The distance from the heat exchanger to the wall. At least 10 cm;
- Do not hang lockers or shelves above the refrigerator.
The distance to the walls depends on the volume of the refrigerator, power, the location of the heat exchanger. Some manufacturers have special requirements. Therefore, read the instructions so that there are no problems with operation.
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In refrigerators with a crying system, this is mainly due to a leakage of freon or a clogged caplicity. Sometimes it happens that the thermostat works incorrectly, that is, the compressor is very rarely turned on, in cold.Controlled colds, the role of the thermostat, the termistor, which changes its resistance, with an increase or lowering temperature, performs. To check the thermostat, you need to get to it and close the contacts that are suitable for it, if you see a green wire with a yellow strip or a yellow wire with a green strip, then remove it to the side, this is a ground wire, the remaining wires can be shifted, so It is checked by the thermallela not only in the crying system but also on the know.Free. By jaming the contacts, we turn on the engine directly, that is, we check its performance, as well as draw conclusions on the thermostat, if the engine starts and began to work, then it means it whole, and the thermostat must be changed.
I draw your attention to the fact that in this way, we can start the operation of the engine and the refrigerator, no more than 2 hours, after this time, it is necessary to measure the temperature in the refrigerator, there should be about 5-6 degrees of heat, if there is no such temperature to be observed. Then we must look for another reason, most likely related to leakage. In refrigerators with electronic administrations, it is often a breakdown of the heater and the thawing sensor and therefore a lot of questions are asked. I will try to answer one of them
I have a LG refrigerator, water flows down the back wall in the refrigerator, or rather drained. Now the refrigerator does not work, or rather, they work but only 6-8 hours, then it costs. I have to constantly turn it out of the outlet, and then turn it on, this process has already taken me out. The display shows a normal temperature, although the cold disappears almost to the end in the refrigerator chamber, in the freezer is held at the expense of products. What can be the reason and what to do
Such a malfunction can be eliminated only by the master that has certain skills. Most likely you have a refrigerator with a crying system thawing and with electronic control. In these colds, on a weeping evaporator, there is a touch sensor and a heating heater, on the “photo 1”, which is located at the very beginning of the article, you can see how to get to these details. Here you must understand that you have to cut off the corner grinder, the iron back wall of the refrigerator housing, then pick out the foam and only then, you can replace the thawing sensor or the heating heater. Check these spare parts, you can on the control unit, the wires from the heater and the sensor are suitable for it. The heating element is checked by ordinary phrase, and the sensor by change in resistance, at room temperature, the sensor resistance is 13 kOhm
Malfunctions and repair of zanussi refrigerators
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DIY repair refrigerator repair
They often ask me if it is possible to repair the refrigerator with your own hands. In principle, everything is possible, but if we are talking about leakage of the refrigerant (Freon, as it is convenient, I think from the name Earth will not start to start), then it will be very problematic, special tools are needed for such a procedure, in addition, Freon itself needs Freon itself. It is important to understand that Freon is a gaseous liquid, almost exactly the same as propane in a gas cylinder, so it is almost impossible to pour it into a glass. In short, a specialist needs a refrigerator to re.Refill the refrigerator, and since now refrigerator units are much more complicated than they were before, a very good specialist is needed. Well, not everything is so bad in the repair of the refrigerator with your own hands, the fact is that 50% of the breakdowns are associated with electronics or automation. There are usually thermostats in Zanussi, but in some walkers there can also be sensory sensors, they can be called thermoresistors or termistors in a different way. In general, if in your refrigerator, there is no freon leak, then you can change the thermostat or the same temperature sensor, you can also save a considerable amount of money. In the full version of this article, we will talk about how to determine the leakage of the shaland or not, independent repair depends on it. Click the button in more detail and go to the main page
Why a lot of ice on the freezer evaporator LG Nou Frost
There may be several reasons for this ailment, but first of all you need to check the tennie, which is located on the freezer evaporator. You can check it using a multimeter and ordinary phon, the resistance of the heating element can be different and honestly, I almost never pay attention to it, it is important for me that the spiral is not in the cliff
Recently, my refrigerator LG No Frost (the freezer is at the top), stopped turning off. As it should, I dismantled the freezer and found a large cluster of ice, and Ten’s test showed its malfunction, he did not call. I work as an electrician and it seems to me that I can change it, but by walking on the Internet, I have never seen a rack anywhere for my model. I have such a question whether it is possible to replace any other heating water, because, as I understand it, the main thing is that it warms up the evaporator, that is, that the condensate flows into the channel for drainage of water
The main thing is that it is suitable for fasteners, that is, I sat in those nests where the old one stood. In power, they are almost all the same, I never pay attention to it. As for the wires, they can always be redone. In the video below, I explained in an accessible way how to replace the heating teti. True, the Samsung refrigerator was taken as an example, but this is not global, the heating element in such units changes the same way
Watch the video how to change the heating tick on the refrigerator know Frost
As you can see in the replacement of the heating element, although there are difficulties, but still you can do such a job with your own hands, it will come out much cheaper. The main thing here is to understand that only two wires are suitable for Ten himself, and the rest of the wiring goes to the fuse and to the control module. This video shows how I converted the wires, from one model to another
How to check the temperature sensors and tickles on the refrigerator LG know Frost
I already wrote above that there are two control systems in such units. On refrigerators with mechanical control, the thawing sensor performs the thermostat, and thermoresistors are installed on the refrigerators with electronic control or as thermistors are also called. The main property of the termistor, change your resistance when the temperature decreases or increased. I have chosen several questions thanks to which I will try to reveal this topic
Hello, a refrigerator does not work on my refrigerator, after opening the front cover in front of the evaporator, I found that the freezer is completely in the ice. I was recommended to replace the thawing sensor and check the heater. I checked the heater without difficulty, but with the sensor, I will not think a little. Where he is and how he looks, I found two sensors in one silicone packaging. I wanted to call them, but neither in Omma nor on megaoms they do not call. I have a refrigerator with electronic control, that is, I set the temperature with buttons
Photo of the LG No Frost refrigerator sensor
Yes, indeed, in one silicone package there are two sensors. One of them is a fuse, its resistance is almost zero, but the other (white), this is the thawing sensor, its resistance at room temperature is 13 kOhm
I ask for help in repairing the refrigerator LG No Frost. The very problem is that ice is constantly accumulating on the evaporator, I defrost every two to three weeks, depending on the time of year. Tenn checked, like a whole, in any case, the spiral itself is not in the cliff. I can’t check the touch sensor, or rather I don’t know its resistance, at room temperature it shows 6 kOhm, if it is heated, then the value remains the same. Is it right or not?
At room temperature, the resistance of the touch sensor should be about 13 kOhm, with an increase or decrease in temperature, the resistance should change. Judging by what you wrote, the sensor is not worthless
I was already tortured with my skiing, I constantly defrost. The refrigerator is old, the temperature is set by the thermostat, the whole problem is that a month after deep defrosting, the refrigerator chamber stops working again and not only the engine itself does not turn off on the refrigerator. In general, you have to defrost again for 2-3 days and only then does it start working normally
As I understand it, you have a LG refrigerator with a mechanical control system. To cope with your misfortune, it is advisable to change all the mechanics, that is, the sensor of the latch and the clock mechanism. Believe me, as an experienced master, replacing one of these details may not give the desired result. The fact is that each spare part has its own resource, in your case, they worked out this resource. Do not listen to those who will advise you to change everything separately, it is better to do everything at once and for sure. In the photo below, you can see a timer and a touch sensor
Photo of the latch sensor for the refrigerator LG NOU Frost with mechanical control
Photo timer for the refrigerator LG No Frost
Independent diagnostic instructions
Eliminate the problem why the refrigerator is poorly freezed, you can on your own. Before conducting diagnostics, it is necessary to make sure that the equipment is installed correctly, and the doors fit tightly. Connection is allowed only to a good outlet. It is better to bring a separate source of electricity to the refrigerator.
Sometimes the equipment is connected, but does not start. Perhaps the outlet is faulty. If after the verification it was found that all conditions are met, then you can proceed directly to the diagnosis. If the refrigerator and the main elements do not work, then they diagnose.
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The malfunctions are looking for in the following sequence:
- Find the “Defrosting” button. It is installed on the case or inside the camera. During the operation of the refrigerator, tenants can accidentally press the button. As a result, he works, but does not cool. A puddle around the refrigerator and damage to the product, this is not all that the consumer may encounter.
- Check the seals around the entire perimeter of the doors of both cameras. During operation, the refrigerator is poorly freezed. And this means that the wear of these elements occurs. The seal gradually loses its elasticity, which leads to compression. Damaged elements are subject to urgent replacement. Often, such malfunctions are observed in technology that has been served for no year. Along with this, it is important to check, or the freezer freezes correctly, and there is no ice coating along the perimeter of the doors. The ice on the walls prevents the tight fit of the doors and damages the seal. If necessary, tamptage of the refrigerator is carried out.
- If it does not cool the refrigerator, check the sensor. Checking the element is carried out by adjusting the temperature. In old models, setting is carried out by a special key or a rotary disk, which has the corresponding marks. In modern refrigerators, a special panel is responsible for control. The set temperature is displayed on the scoreboard. If after adjustment the freezer does not freeze, then we can safely say that the cause of the problem is a malfunction of the sensor. If necessary, it is replaced. So you can eliminate the reason why the refrigerator stopped freezing.
- If after defrosting the refrigerator does not cool, then it is worth checking the condition of the motor. It is located in the lower niche of equipment. To check his condition, you need to bring the hand. If the motor is very heated, then thermal protection may turn on. To quickly cool the power unit, the refrigerator is pushed away from the wall. Fresh cool air is provided in the niche. After a while, the equipment includes. If everything works properly, then the reason was covered that the engine is faulty. But, if the freezer is not working, then the reason lies in another.
- If the refrigerator stopped freezing, then it is worth measuring the voltage on the motor. For this you will need a tester. If the measurement showed the absence of voltage, then with a high probability it can be argued that the thermostat was out of order.
In the process of diagnosis, it is possible to establish the presence of minor malfunctions. Many of them can be eliminated independently. But, if all efforts did not give the desired result, and the freezer does not freeze as it should, then it is better to immediately contact specialists. Timely and high.Quality repair will prevent the occurrence of more serious malfunctions.
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In the process of active use of household appliances, it begins to fail and does not cope with its tasks. At the same time, users often complain that the refrigerator does not work, and the freezer works as before. Many are interested in how to explain the problem, and is there a way to eliminate it with your own hands.
Combined models of refrigerator chambers, which are equipped with 1 compressor, distribute cold air flows between each department in proportion, given the volume and needs. If the freezer operates normally, but the temperature rises in the rest of the system, this is due to the fact that in the first tank the cold is held much longer due to the presence of good isolation.
With a decrease in the productivity of the contour with the refrigerant, a lack of cold in the upper chamber is noticed. In this case, the temperature range rises by 2-3 °.
If the upper chamber of the refrigerator does not work, this may be due to the following reasons:
- Undressive closure of the door. If a third.Party object was under the sealing elastic band, excluding the tightness of the door slammer, this will entail the inappropriate operation of the refrigeration unit. When disruptions appear in its work, you need to check this reason first of all. It is also worth making sure that there are no punctures, ruptures or exfoliation, which entails an arbitrary output of the chilled masses of air out.
- Elevated room temperature. A similar problem arises with single.Chamber, small models of refrigerators. If the unit is installed near the heating device or there is a hot microclimate in the room, the equipment motor is not able to withstand a large load. To eliminate problems, it is enough to change the mode of operation for a more gentle or preventive defrosting of the refrigerator for 10 hours. Then it must be re.Enabled by choosing a suitable temperature.
- Damage of metal elements of the cooling system or freon leakage. Often, users by negligence damage important details of the refrigerating chamber when removing ice residues from the lattice with sharp objects. If this happened, the help of a professional master will be needed. But the work on restoring tightness is not expensive.
To eliminate the problem, you need to restore the sealing of the damaged area and re.Pour a refrigerant into the system. To avoid the complete failure of the refrigerator, it is important not to accelerate the process of ice peeling with a knife or other sharp objects. The process should be carried out naturally.
There are other reasons why the upper chamber of the refrigerator does not freeze, and the device itself makes a familiar working sound and light. Sometimes the device ceases to be cold even in the absence of these faults. To determine the breakdown, you need to conduct a deep inspection of electrical equipment or call the master at home.
If the freezer is freezing, but the refrigerator cannot freeze food, you need to perform such actions:
- Make sure that the problems concern only one part of the refrigerator, and not the entire system.
- See if there are heating devices near the refrigerator, which prevent him from freezing products.
- Assess the condition of sealing gum and sealing layers.
- Check the operability of buttons to change the mode of operation and temperature.
- Determine whether there is no ice and snow in the freezer.
- Check the operating mode. Sometimes users forget to change the mode with quick defrosting to normal, as a result of which the motor cannot cope with the load, but the freezer continues to work intensively.
- Inspect the unit externally to make sure that there are no traces of rust, butterflies of oil or other visual defects. It is also important to check if there is no deformation of the elements and the inner surface of the refrigerator.
If you find the cause of the damage and inform the specialist about it in time, the elimination of the problem will take much less time and effort. Timely response. The path to the rapid and effective restoration of the system without the need for additional repair.
The seal was dry
If the refrigerator is poorly freezing, perhaps the problem is to dry out the door sealing, which led to the sewing of air out. The drying of rubber occurs with prolonged simple technology, as a result of which the tightness of the door closing is lost.
When aggravated by the situation, the compressor will spend a lot of time and energy to restore the optimal temperature regime. This will entail its overheating, as a result of which the relay will completely turn off or fail. If traces of damage or other visual defects of the seal were found, it will have to be replaced.
The thermostat is broken
If you notice that the upper chamber does not freeze, but the refrigerator turns on, you should check the performance of the temperature relay. Often, experts confirm that the refrigerator stopped freezing due to the failure of this detail:
- The unit continues to work without pauses and stops. He is not able to turn off on his own.
- In the department where the temperature should be present with a plus value, ice appears.
- During operation, a spontaneous disconnection of the refrigerator and the absence of a signal are noticed.
To convincingly confirm the breakdown, several actions need to be performed:
- Disconnect the refrigerator from the power supply source and remove all food from it.
- Move the handle of the temperature regulator to the “Maximum” mark and start the process of freezing.
- Next, you should place a thermometer on the middle shelf of the refrigerator, which supports the negative scale, and start an empty refrigerator.
- After 2 hours of idle, the thermometer must be taken out and check the obtained values. If the thermostat is serviceable, you will see 6-7 ° C. When other indicators appear, you will need to repair the part. And if it is electronic, independent repair may be impossible.
What else could be
The causes of the malfunction may not be related to the failure of the main details. You can also make the repair of the freezer with mechanical damage with your own hands.
Mechanical and chemical damage
Defects may be found on the case, the appearance of which is the result of impacts or exposure to caustic substances. The presence of a hole contributes to the entry of warm air into the freezer compartment. The compressor works without stopping, but the temperature cannot reach the desired value. Small defects can be eliminated independently. The refrigerator is freed from products and defrost. The damaged area is cut out, after which the insulating material is installed, which is covered with foil.