Why is my LG freezer not freezing?
Make sure the cooling vents are clear and free from any obstructions. Poor circulation can prevent proper cooling of your LG refrigerator. If you see any obstructions, re-organize the items to ensure good airflow. Check that the doors and drawers of the refrigerator are closing properly.
What do you do when your LG freezer doesn't freeze?
When your LG freezer fails to freeze, start by checking that the set temperature is low enough. You should set it to 0 degrees Fahrenheit at a minimum. If it still won't freeze after 24 hours, clean the condenser coils, then troubleshoot the thermistor and evaporator fan motor.
How do you reset the freezer on an LG refrigerator?
Try unplugging the unit or trip the circuit breaker for 30 seconds to RESET THE REFRIGERATOR. You should hear the compressor kick back on and the unit will stabilize and start cooling within 24 hours.
Why is my freezer not freezing but fridge works?
If you have a combination refrigerator-freezer that isn't freezing, a very common cause is dirty condenser coils. When coils aren't maintained properly, it reduces the cooling capacity of your freezer. To clean the condenser coils you can vacuum the coils with a crevice attachment.
Why is LG refrigerator working but freezer not freezing?
Evaporator Fan Motor Issue:
The evaporator fan motor circulates air drawn from the freezer's coils over the evaporator and throughout the freezer. If the evaporator fan motor is not running, your freezer will NOT freeze. Check the evaporator fan motor by opening the freezer door and pressing the freezer door switch.
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What temp should my LG freezer be set at?
LG recommends 37 degrees for the refrigerator and 0 degrees for the freezer. If additional cooling is required, start by lowering the temperature a few degrees to achieve your desired temperature. Make sure the cooling vents are clear and free from any obstructions.
Why is my freezer not freezing my food?
Freezer Air is Escaping.
If you find your freezer cold but not freezing, the first thing you should do is test your freezer door. You may have failed to notice that an item is sticking out enough to keep the door ajar, meaning that precious cold air is escaping your freezer.
Why is my freezer not staying cold?
Clear the shelves. First, check to make sure you're allowing enough air to circulate throughout your freezer. This may sound elementary, but a freezer that's packed to the gills might be causing an airflow blockage, particularly if the evaporator fan is covered by a tub of ice cream or bag of vegetables.
How do I reset my freezer compressor?
4 steps to reset a refrigerator compressor
- Unplug your refrigerator. ...
- Turn off the refrigerator and freezer from the control panel. ...
- Reset your freezer and fridge temperature settings. ...
- Wait for the refrigerator temperature to stabilize.
What to do if freezer stops working?
If at all possible, wait until power is restored before opening the freezer door. If your freezer is full, it will keep items frozen for about 48 hours. If the power will be out less than 24 hours, do not open the door when power resumes. Let your food items refreeze at least 24 hours before opening the door.
How do I run diagnostics on my LG refrigerator?
On your phone, press the SETTINGS button. Press SMART DIAGNOSIS button.
Smart DiagnosisTM – LG InstaView Refrigerator
- Lock the control panel by holding the lock button for 3 seconds.
- Once locked, open the right side refrigerator door.
- Smart Diagnosis label is located at the top-right hinge of the unit.
How do you diagnose a freezer problem?
- Check the temperature setting.
- Clean the condensor coils.
- Unplug the freezer, wait two hours and plug it in. If you hear it running, a problem is causing the compressor to overheat.
- Test the temperature control.
- Test the evaporator fan.
- Test the defrost timer.
- Test the compressor relay.
- Test the overload protector.
How do you tell if your freezer is broken?
If your freezer works perfectly, the object should remain on top of the ice. If the freezer stops running over a longer period of time, suggesting a possible malfunction, the ice will melt. Your object will be enclosed in the ice – or even drop to the bottom of the container.
Is 10 degrees cold enough for a freezer?
Is 10 Degrees Cold Enough For A Freezer? Generally, it's better to keep your freezer at or below zero degrees Fahrenheit. Although ten degrees won't cause your food to spoil, it will take longer to freeze it. And that isn't good for its shelf life.
What number should freezer be set at?
The recommended freezer temperature to keep your food safe is at or below 0°F (-18°C), but your freezer may need to be set higher or lower depending on its environment and other factors.
What happens if refrigerator coils are dirty?
When the coils are clogged with dirt and dust, they can't efficiently release heat. The result is your compressor works harder and longer than it was designed to, using more energy and shortening the life of your fridge.
How much does it cost to clean refrigerator coils?
Cleaning the coil has a price between $60 and $100, depending on how hard they are to access. The condenser coil on your appliance keeps it cool.
What is the best temperature for a fridge and freezer?
It's vital that you keep your fridge freezer at the right temperature. So, ensure that the fridge is at a temperature of 4°C (40°F) or below. Your freezer should be at -18°C (0°F). It's also important that you check these temperatures regularly using a thermometer.
Is there a recall on LG refrigerators?
On June 29th, Sears Roebuck and Company of Hoffman Estates, Illinois and LG Electronics of Lincolnshire, Illinois, in conjunction with the Federal Government, announced the recall of approximately 20,000 LG and Kenmore Elite® Trio™ Three door refrigerators.
Where is the reset button on my LG bottom freezer ice maker?
LG Ice Maker Reset
On the underside of the front of the tray is a test/fill button. Press and hold that until the ice maker begins to turn and run through a cycle. If the ice maker didn't cycle, then you will need to remove the bin.