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Low freon charge will cause the compressor to run continuously, as it never reaches the set temperature. This will also cause excessive ice buildup as well. I am assuming this little fridge doesn't have an automatic defrost. If it does look at that next. You didn't say, but does it reach proper temperature? Go to the back where the compressor is. Feel the lines coming out of the compressor. the low pressure, or larger one, it may have insulation around it, should be cold. If you cant tell (sometimes these small compressors they look the same size) its the line leading inside the freezer. Feel about 1 foot away from the compressor, if possible. Next feel the high or small pipe, this one is going to the outside coil. This should be very warm, but not cool and not real hot. This goes for the compressor too. A 134A system sometimes is very hot when low on freon.

Posted on Jan 09, 2008

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SOURCE: not cooling or freezing, tank in the back of fridge is hot

Try unplugging the Refrigerator first and letting it remain off for at least 24hrs but I would recommend 48hrs. Put your food in coolers or store at a neighbors. Sometimes the small "break" from operation is all it needs. Its worked for me twice before and saved me a lot of money.

Posted on May 31, 2009

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It possibly needs re gassing. Call a refridgeration expert in to look at it for you, there is nothing you can do without the gas bottles and evacuator.
Hope that helps.

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SOURCE: hi i have a zanussi zfc62/23ff fridge freezer, but the fan isnt working, the fridge and freezer compartments both wont freeze, so replaced the defrost timer, and thermostat, but still isnt working

It sounds like what you replaced was OK. Check the condenser and clean it out and be sure the condenser fan is working.

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