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idealy take it out of the freezer and put it in the refrigerator, then it takes a day or two to defrost, turkeys three days. if you are in a hurry, use a tub of water and the water faucet cracked open

Refrigerators | Answered on Oct 10, 2018


First, I'm not a LG Technician. Call your LG vendor for service.
*** the following is for information only. ***
* Move food items to another refrigerator.
* Do a complete DEFROST of the box. (unplug it.) Expect it to take 4 or more hours. You must wait till all water stops dripping out of the fridge. Keep checking the lower defrost drip tray at bottom of fridge. Dump out water from tray as needed. DO NOT you a hair drier or any other heat source! The heat will warp the plastic. Use a small fan to gently blow into the freezer section.
* DO NOT use an ice pick or sharp object to remove ice! Just let everything melt. (The problem of ice is inside the coils)
* Plug in Fridge but don't put any food in. Set dial temperature to the Mid range setting. Set to freezer venting to normal. Set the refrigerator to mid range. Let it cool down to 0 - 10 degrees and start making ice (in ice maker) If it does not cool down to at least 10 degrees F then call for service. Suspect bad thermostat, Blocked condenser coils, Bad pump, etc. Qualified service tech required to repair.
* Cooling okay? Reload food but don't stuff it in. Leave space between the walls to allow cold air to flow around foods. It will take a day or so to cool down food properly. Note: I may take longer if this fridge is near a heat source like a Hot water heater, Oven, Range, Steam radiator, etc.
* If your still icing up in 2-3 weeks. Then check if the coils are icing up. Defrost is not working. This needs to be checked by a tech. Have him perform annual maintenance.
* Check door seals. Kids leaving the door open? High humidity? * Note how everyone uses the fridge; are they putting hot food in it? Open hot steaming food adds heat and humidity to fridge. Hot food with thaw out other frozen food and build up frost.
* Final, Have a Tech check your fridge. Have them perform maintenance and replace worn items as needed.
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LG Refrigerators | Answered on Oct 10, 2018


Sounds like ice may have frozen (sorry) the mechanism in place and you are hearing gears slowly stripping themselves. Validation is a but difficult, you would have to totally defrost the unit to room temperature, reload and see if it goes away.

Samsung... | Answered on Oct 10, 2018


check water supply and switch

Kenmore... | Answered on Oct 10, 2018


Is the inlet water valve ok? Does it have a water filter that may be clogged?

Maytag... | Answered on Oct 10, 2018


If compressor is running continuously and not clicking on and off, and fans are running and freezer isn’t freezing, you most likely have a freon leak or a blockage in the system.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Oct 10, 2018


My kenwood ksbsx17 has a e4 code wot is this please freezer making excess noise

Refrigerators | Answered on Oct 09, 2018


If it’s reversible, move handles and hinges from one side to the other.

Belling... | Answered on Oct 09, 2018


If there’s nothing obstructing the blade then replace the fan motor

Refrigerators | Answered on Oct 09, 2018


Sounds like control panel is locked or in demo mode or in Sabbath mode. If you have your owners manual it should explain how to get out of that

GE Refrigerators | Answered on Oct 09, 2018


There should be a three number prefix followed by a dot preceding the numbers you gave

Kenmore... | Answered on Oct 09, 2018


  • Mishandled during the move
  • Installed incorrectly in new location

Refrigerators | Answered on Oct 09, 2018


ice in a refrigerator is from humidity in the air entering the fridge and freezing into ice
reasons , opening too frequently or holding the door open too long
door seals not sealing properly

Refrigerators | Answered on Oct 09, 2018

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