LG freezer not freezing

LG freezer not freezing. LG refrigerator has a freezer that isn’t freezing most things anymore. The freezer shelves have started to thaw, and everything in them was thrown away.

I noticed the ice maker had stopped making any ice and everything in the freezer was soft. The freezer is not freezing anything, but the refrigerator section is working just fine.

We changed the temperature in the freezer from high to low, but it had no effect on this issue. We’ve turned the thermostat all the way down and then back up again for a few hours, but we don’t know if that did anything to fix this problem or not.

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The evaporator fan in your freezer keeps it chilled by filtering the cold air throughout. If you suspect an issue with your evaporator, there are a few things you can do to test this theory out.

First, open up the freezer door and check to see if the evaporator fan motor is operating as intended by pressing down on the fridge door switch if present.

If this tests positive and proves that your motor is running, but your freezer is not staying cold, next check for dirty coils or any obstructions in the way of its flow.

In this article, we examine an LG freezer that is not freezing, as well as LG refrigerators that do not cool or freeze. Find out how to fix them.

Faulty Start Relay

To check the start relay, first detach it from the compressor and test it. Use a multimeter and first verify that the device is live by testing it on one of its pins against some resistance (e.g., putting some dry popcorn kernels between the relay contacts).faulty start rela

Then measure for ohms between two of those relay pins to make sure there’s no break in continuity (the reading should be close to 0 if not 0).

If you find nothing, replace the start relay as soon as possible. You can also go ahead and test your start terminal by using a multi-meter again to see if there’s power coming out of this connection. If there is power present, then you have confirmed that there are no issues with the wiring.

Now, if your starter continues not to run or runs at intervals, then go back into our article, where we discuss possible causes for what would cause these symptoms.

Evaporator Fan Motor

Check that the condenser fan motor is functioning properly. If your freezer does not have a condenser fan motor, then take note of whether or not there is air coming out of the vents in the back of the freezer either.

The device’s evaporator fan motor is responsible for circulating cold air, and this is typically what causes the frozen food inside to freeze and thaw as temperatures rise and fall.

For this reason, it’s crucial that you conduct regular maintenance on your appliance and that you replace its parts when they fail, usually after a short period of time to prevent any damage from occurring.

Condenser Coilscondenser coils

To make sure your LG freezer is running efficiently, you’ll want to check and clean the condenser coils. However, the coils are normally hidden either in the walls of your freezer or behind or underneath it.

If at all possible, you should open up your LG unit and check if they’re dirty. If that’s the case, you’ll need to carefully and thoroughly clean them (and be sure not to touch them directly) before closing them back up and turning the appliance back on for good measure.

Temperature Control Thermostat

Every other month or so, check the temperature control thermostat to ensure that it is set at the correct temperature. If it isn’t, then contact a certified repair technician.

The other possible solutions are often very simply because other appliances rely on temperature control to have the refrigerator running at optimal levels, which means you may be able to stop the LG freezer from freezing if you make sure that no other temperatures within your home are too high (or too low).

If this is not possible and you live in an area with very specific climate standards, then contacting your local repair technician may be your last resort.

 Defective Compressor defective compressor

An evaporator and condenser coil is connected to a compressor, which compresses and circulates the refrigerant. If this part fails, your freezer will not cool properly.

In most cases, however, this will not happen. Make sure all of those other basic parts are in good condition before replacing the compressor. Multimeters can be used to verify that the electrical terminals on the side of the compressor are connected.

If there’s an open circuit, then it’s likely that you’ve got a defective compressor. It must be replaced by a licensed technician before using further.

User Control and Display Board issue

There may be a problem with the control and display board. In reality, it is more likely that another part of the assembly is at fault.

It is very common for this component – which regulates sensor information, to be misdiagnosed and then replaced before any other parts in the system have been examined.

In the event that everything else is working fine, and there’s no interference with anything else, then you should definitely replace the control and display board.

Evaporator coils are frozen over

The most common cause for this impairment is considered to be a fault with the defrost system. It’s the defrost heater that will keep melting any ice or frost that has accumulated on the evaporator coils throughout the day.

So if there is no continuity between your defrost heater, it will initiate the need for the main replacement of the appliance. Once you verify it is indeed defective, you’ll need to replace it immediately.

Leakage in sealed systems

If there is frost or ice on only one shelf of the freezer or only one section of the evaporator coil, the problem may be a sealed system leak. Sealed system repairs can often cost more than your refrigerator is worth. If the sealed system is leaking, you’ll probably need to replace the freezer.

LG freezer not freezing

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