Samsung Refrigerator Not Cooling? Here’s How to Fix it

This guide explains the reasons why your Samsung refrigerator is not cooling, and solutions to troubleshoot it.

Samsung Refrigerator Not Cooling

Here’s how to fix your Samsung refrigerator when it is not cooling: First, ensure that the door of your refrigerator is closed properly. Also, check the door seals and the thermostat setting. It could also be due to faulty evaporator fan.

I will explain these fixes in detail. First, however, here are some words of caution:

If your Samsung refrigerator is under warranty, I recommend contacting Samsung support and asking for advice. Unfortunately, opening your Samsung refrigerator will void its warranty in most cases, so leave it as a last option.

Properly Close the Door

Is your Samsung refrigerator door properly closed? One of the common causes of your refrigerator not cooling is improper closure of its door.

When the door is not closed firmly, the cold air is escaped from the fridge, thus, it won’t maintain the cooling.

So, make sure the door of your Samsung fridge is properly closed. Also, inspect the door rubber and seals. If the seals are damaged or cracked, they wouldn’t ensure proper closing of door.

Check Refrigerator Temperature Setting

The temperature of the fridge is controlled by its temperature sensor. It is possible that you have accidently lowered the temperature control on your fridge by changing the temperature knob position.

So, check the thermostat knob and ensure then it adjusted at right setting.

Check the Evaporator Fan

The evaporator is the one of the main parts of refrigerator that circulate the cold air inside the fridge. So, the first thing to check when your Samsung fridge stops cooling is its evaporator fan. Sometimes, the evaporator fans get blocked with ice and stop spinning.

Check if the fan is working. If you don’t hear the fan running noise, then perhaps it is either burnt or blocked with ice. In that case, I’d recommend contacting qualified technician to help you fix it.

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When your Samsung refrigerator is not cooling, do these steps to fix it:

  • Properly close the refrigerator door
  • Check the thermostat setting
  • Check your fridge evaporator fan

If you still have issues with your Samsung refrigerator, contact Samsung customer support or call them at 1-800-726-7864.

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