Crosley refrigerator not cooling

Crosley refrigerator not cooling. Crosley is an independent manufacturer of appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers.

Simply follow a few troubleshooting steps if your Crosley appliance isn’t working. Familiarize yourself with all the buttons so that you’ll know where to locate them on each exact model of Crosley product.

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To determine if the fan motor is broken, first remove any obstructions blocking the fan. Then with a screwdriver turn the blades by hand to see if they are working properly.

If your refrigerator isn’t cooling after checking this out, it might be time to get a new compressor or replacement fan motor (for more specific advice call Crosley Refrigerator Repair).

In this article, we will discuss some problems with the Crosley refrigerator not cooling and how to solve them.

Defective start relay

If the compressor is not starting, first check that it isn’t a blown fuse or tripped breaker. If everything checks out there, use a multimeter to test for continuity between the run and start terminal sockets.

If there is not continuity, you may need to replace the start relay if it doesn’t smell burnt. Or if the relay has continuity with evidence of burnt parts, replace it as well as check for other damage on components that are related to it.

Replacing the main control board

We have a hunch that the main control board is faulty, but it might not be. Before we replace the main control board, let’s first test all of the other parts and situations to see if there are in fact any problems anywhere else.

If everything checks out and none of these components are defective, we know for sure that it’s definitely time to replace the main control board.

 Issue with Compressor issue with compressor

The compressor is a powerful pump that compresses the refrigerant and pumps it through the evaporator and condenser coils inside your refrigerator.

If the compressor is not functioning properly, your refrigerator will not do its job in cooling your food down.

Most of the time a device that struggles might simply be turned off or needs to be reset but to really figure out what’s going on with your old one you should look at other parts and even test yours for breakage with a multimeter before replacing it.

 A thermistor lacks continuity

The thermistor sends temperature readings to the control board that regulates the cold air that flows into your refrigerator.

If your thermistor is not working properly, the fridge will not be cool enough. Make sure the thermistor is connected correctly and test it with a multimeter to make sure it’s working (it should be connected between 4-5 volts and 0 ohms at room temp).

Change Temperature Control Board

The temperature control board is responsible for sending voltage to the compressor and cooling fan motors. The control board may become defective by not sending any voltage at all.

It’s unlikely, but it’s best to be prepared, should this instance arise. Once you’ve ruled out the other components in your air conditioner as the source of the problem most commonly the pressure switch or magnetron then we recommend replacing your faulty temperature control board.

Faulty Start Capacitor

The Start Capacitor is responsible for helping to power the Compressor during start-up. If the Start Capacitor is defective.

Then the Compressor may not begin to function and thus, your Refrigerator won’t be able to cool as efficiently.

To test for a faulty Start Capacitor, simply connect it to an electrical multimeter. If testing confirms that it’s defective, then you should immediately replace it.

Make sure that your condenser coils are clean

The condenser coils are typically located underneath the refrigerator. They help to dissipate heat as the refrigerant passes through them, which makes it possible for the cooling mechanism to work effectively.

When the condenser coils are dirty, they do not dissipate heat effectively, and this can result in your refrigerator requiring additional energy to function correctly.

One way to determine if your fridge’s condenser coils have become dirty is by checking their appearance – if you notice that the condenser coils are significantly unclean, then clean them before it is too late.

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To see if the condenser fan motor is defective, first check that the fan blade isn’t obstructed. Next, try spinning the motor by hand. If it turns without difficulty, replace the motor.

If it doesn’t move freely or there are obstructions in place, test your multimeter with it to see if there’s no connection between the two by piercing through some metal conductors; this will determine if you have a proper setup or not (if reachable).

The evaporator fan motor needs to be replaced

Your refrigerator should have an evaporator fan motor, which draws air over the evaporator coils and circulates it throughout the appliance via vents in the front.

If this device is not running, cold air will not be distributed throughout your refrigerated compartments and your freezer will lose its chill as opposed to blowing cold air.

To determine if the evaporator fan motor is defective, try turning the blade by hand. If it does not turn freely, replace the component. Additionally, if your tool experiences unusually high levels of noise when in operation, replace it.

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