Crosley Refrigerator Troubleshooting

Just like all home appliances, refrigerators do break and fall out of order. The troubleshooting table will help you locate problems and get your device to operate again. Define the signs of the problem and find possible solutions.

Crosley CS22AFXKT05 Refrigerator Troubleshooting

CONCERNPOTENTIAL CAUSECOMMON SOLUTION
Compressor does not run.• Freezer control is set to "OF" or "0".• Set freezer control.
• Refrigerator is in defrost cycle.• This is normal for a fully automatic defrost refrigerator. The defrost cycle occurs periodically, lasting about 30 minutes.
• Plug at electrical outlet is disconnected.• Ensure plug is tightly pushed into outlet.
• House fuse blown or tripped circuit breaker.• Check/replace fuse with a 15 amp time-delay fuse. Reset circuit breaker.
• Power outage.• Check house lights. Call local electric company.
Refrigerator runs too much or too long.• Room or outside weather is hot.• It's normal for the refrigerator to work longer under these conditions.
• Doors are opened too frequently or too long.• Warm air entering the refrigerator causes it to run more. Open doors less often.
• Fresh Food/freezer door may be slightly open.• Ensure refrigerator is level. Keep food and contains from blocking door.
• Freezer control is set too cold.• Set Fresh Food control to warmer setting until refrigerator temperature is satisfactory. Allow 24 hours for tempera- ture to stabilize.
• Fresh Food/freezer gasket is dirty, worn, cracked, or poorly fitted.• Clean or change gasket. Leaks in door seal will cause refrigerator to run longer in order to maintain desired temperatures.
• Condenser is dirty.• Clean condenser.
Compressor goes off and on frequently.• Thermostat keeps the refrigerator at a constant temperature.• This is normal. Refrigerator goes on and off to keep tem- perature constant.
Digital temperature displays are flashing.• Electronic control system has detected a performance problem.• Call your Frigidaire service representative, who can inter- pret any messages or number codes flashing on the digital displays.
Dispenser will not dispense water.• Household water line valve is not open.• Open household water line valve.
• Ice and water filter cartridge is clogged.• Replace filter cartridge.
• Filter not fully installed.• Push filter in until you hear a "click".
Water has an odd taste and/or odor.• Water has been in the tank for a period of time.• Draw and discard 10-12 glasses of water to freshen the supply and completely rinse out the tank.
• Unit not properly connected to cold water line.• Connect unit to cold water line that supplies water to the kitchen faucet.
Water pressure is extremely low.• Cut-off and cut-on pressures are too low (well systems only).• Have someone turn up the cut-off and cut-on pressure on the water pump system (well systems only).
• Reverse osmosis system is in regenerative phase.• It is normal for a reverse osmosis system to be below 20 psi during the regenerative phase.
Moisture collects on inside of refrigerator walls.• Weather is hot and humid.• The rate of frost buildup and internal sweating increases.
• Door is slightly open.
Water collects on bottom side of drawer cover.• Vegetables contain and give off moisture.• It is not unusual to have moisture on the bottom side of the cover.
• Move humidity control (some models) to lower setting.
Water collects in bottom of drawer.• Washed vegetables and fruit drain while in the drawer.• Dry items before putting them in the drawer. Water collecting in bottom of drawer is normal.
Moisture collects on outside of refrigerator or between doors.• Weather is humid.• This is normal in humid weather. When humidity is lower, the moisture should disappear.
• Door is slightly open, causing cold air from inside refrigerator to meet warm air from outside.

Crosley 241559900 Refrigerator Troubleshooting

Common OccurrencesSolutions
Refrigerator does not run.• Ensure plug is tightly pushed into electrical outlet.
• Check/replace fuse with a 15 amp time-delay fuse. Reset circuit breaker.
• The temperature control is turned to “0".
• Refrigerator may be in defrost cycle. Wait 20 minutes and check again.
Freezer temperature too cold. Refrigerator temperature is satisfactory.• Set freezer control to a warmer setting until freezer temperature is satisfactory. Allow 24 hours for the temperature to stabilize.
Refrigerator temperature too cold. Freezer temperature is satisfactory.• Set refrigerator control to a warmer setting. Allow 24 hours for temperature to stabilize. Then check freezer temperatures and adjust as needed.
Refrigerator is noisy or vibrates.• The cabinet is not level.
• Floor is weak.
Odors in refrigerator.• Interior needs to be cleaned.
• Foods that produce odors should be covered or wrapped.
Cabinet light not working.• Replace light bulb.
• Ensure plug is tightly pushed into electrical outlet.
• Light switch may be stuck. Push in light switch, located on the refrigerator control box, to release.
Automatic ice maker not working, (some models)• Ensure the Wire Signal Arm is not in UP position.
• Ice maker should produce 2.5 to 3 pounds of ice in a 24 hour period.
• Water supply is turned off.
• Water pressure is too low.
• The freezer is not cold enough.