How Technicians Test and Repair the Freezer in a Fridge?

The freezer section in your fridge contributes to ice formation and hence, is the coldest part of the appliance. But at times, it may fail to cool properly due to a component issue. So, to repair it, technicians will need to test it thoroughly and find out the source of the problem so that they can repair it accurately.

Today, we will focus on the testing and repairing methods that technicians in Sydney, Greenacre and Double Day follow to get your bridge back to the operational state.

  • Testing and Repairing Faults in Power Point

Due to power flow disruption, the freezer might malfunction. So, the technicians providing fridge repairs in Sydney will check the power adapter and the plug point to determine whether there are any faults, and if there are, they will repair them then and there because an abrupt power supply might damage the components of the freezer.

  • Testing the PCB

Sometimes, the lights and the display in your fridge might work but the freezer won’t. This can be a problem related to the internal PCB.  But if your fridge is old, you might have a defunct defrost timer that can be the source of the problem. Nevertheless, the technicians will test these components to see if they are functioning properly and if not, replacement is the only option left.

  • Problems with the Fridge Control System

If the fan in your fridge is running but the freezer is not becoming cool enough, it can be an issue with the compressor or the gas that runs through the condenser coils.

So, in this scenario, the technician will test the compressor, and if they find that it’s dead, replacement remains the only option. At the same time, if the gas leaks from the compressor, the same thing can happen.

  • The freezer is Cool but the Other Sections in the Fridge Aren’t

Though this discussion centres on the freezer, you need to consider that it is part of your fridge. So, even if your freezer is cooling but the other sections in your fridge aren’t, the problem might be with the airflow. However, obstructed or poor airflow can also lead to less cooling of the freezer.

In this scenario, the technicians providing fridge repairs in Greenacre will check if there are too many items in the freezer as that can hinder the flow. Apart from this, they will also check the vents to see if something is obstructing the air.

Sometimes, cooling of the freezer can be hampered by dirty condenser coils, and after testing, if the technicians find that they are ridden with dirt and dust, they will clean the coils to restore the coolness of the freezer.

  • Another Reason for Poor Airflow

Sometimes, even if the fan motor is running, the airflow is poor which leads to poor cooling of the freezer. Most of the times this is a problem with the defrost system. So, to diagnose the issue the technicians remove the freezer fully. After that, they will use a multimeter to test the defrost system, and if they find that it is dead, they will replace it to restore the normal airflow.

  • Testing and Repairing the Start Relay

If and when the start relay malfunctions, the freezer will not become cold. So, this is another component that the technicians providing fridge repairs in Double Bay test.

This component provides power to the compressor, and quite naturally, if it fails to start, the entire fridge will not become cool. Anyway, if that is indeed the problem, the technicians will replace it to make your fridge operational again.

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At Commercial Fridge Repairs we have expert technicians at our disposal to repair all types of problems in your fridge. So, if you want to book a service or want a fridge repairing quote, call us now.