Sooner or later, everyone experiences this problem. Why doesn’t your refrigerator keep the temperature and what to do if it happens? There are no universal answers to these questions, because the causes of failure can be different. And to understand in a separately taken situation, to put an exact diagnosis and to fix it only the expert who have enough knowledgeable in repairing refrigerators.
Why your refrigerator does not hold the right temperature
Among the most common causes are mechanical damage to the seal and warping of the door. As a result, warm air enters the refrigerator from the outside, preventing it from maintaining an optimal temperature.
At first sight it may seem that the problem is a simple one. However, in no case should you delay in solving it. After all, in this case the refrigerator does not turn off for a minute, its motor is working hard, overheats and can burn out very soon.
However, there are also more global causes. For example, the breakdown of the thermostat due to wear and tear on the regulating mechanism, damage to the capillary tube, or other malfunctions. Replacing the thermostat requires knowledge and experience, so our experts do not recommend doing it yourself.
Another option for breakdown is a leak of freon. Most often, the depressurization occurs at the pipe joint – and, both because of a long period of operation, and because of a trivial defect. It does not mean that it is time to scrap the unit: it is enough to refill it with freon, and it will work as good as new. But this requires special equipment: gauges, soldering iron, vacuum pump and more. Therefore, refrigerant leakage can be eliminated only by the refrigerator master.
What temperature should a refrigerator be?
Before you call Appliance Repair Company in Poway, you need to make sure that the refrigerator, indeed, does not keep the temperature. But to do this, you need to know what the optimal values should be.
Keep the refrigerator temperature at or below 40° F (4° C). The freezer temperature should be 0° F (-18° C). To take the necessary measurements, simply put an outdoor thermometer in the refrigerator or freezer. After 12 hours, it will tell you whether the unit is maintaining the optimum temperature.
If for some reason, your refrigerator keeps changing the proper temperature, call Poway Appliance Repair Company. We are your best option for all appliance repair service. 20 years of experience fixing appliances provides the certainty that we are doing our job right. Our technical staff is well-trained and knowledgeable, and fixes even the most difficult issues in your refrigerator. We repair all the brands, even those that are not common in our country. When you entrust us your appliance for repair, you will not have to wait long to get your refrigerator back at home, fully operational! We have a large stock of spare parts, which minimizes the waiting time. We are waiting for your call!