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Fridge Issues That Require Immediate Attention

While certain issues with our home appliances are the sort that can typically wait a few days for service if needed, there are others that are especially severe (or dangerous) and require immediate attention. The refrigerator is a good example here - while most fridge repairs can hold for a little while without causing major problems, there are a few examples of those where you should be calling repair professionals right away.

At Dick Kearsley Service Center, refrigerator repair is just one of several quality appliance repair services we offer to clients around Ogden, Roy, Kaysville, Syracuse and nearby areas. Here are some examples of refrigerator issues that are either dangerous or so severe that they require immediate attention from professionals like ours.

Total Power Loss

In any case where your refrigerator appears to have suddenly lost all power, you should definitely call in the professionals right away. While it is possible that a simple circuit breaker issue may be causing this problem, there could also be something far more severe going on such as faulty wiring or even a short-circuit.

Now, it's important to perform a few basic checks before you get to this point. First, be sure the fridge is actually plugged in - it's possible the power cord may have become disconnected or may have stopped working. Also, check to make sure your circuit breaker hasn't been tripped - if it has, simply reset it and see if that fixes the problem.

If neither of these resolve the issue, then you'll need to call in a refrigerator repair professional like our team here at Dick Kearsley Service Center.

Unusual Noises

If your refrigerator is making any sort of unusual noise (i.e. a loud humming, banging, or clicking sound) then it's likely an issue that should be addressed right away. While some noises may simply be the result of something minor like an unbalanced door, others could be indicative of a more severe problem such as a broken compressor or fan.

Either way, it's important to have this issue looked at by an experienced refrigerator repair technician like ours so that the issue can be identified and fixed quickly - before any further damage occurs.

Frozen Water Line

Have you begun to notice that your fridge's water dispenser feature is no longer working? If so, the issue could be caused by a frozen water line. This is a relatively common problem that often occurs as a result of condensation buildup in the tube, or from the temperature inside the fridge being set too low.

Either way, this should be addressed right away as it can cause major damage to your refrigerator if left unchecked. Our technicians can help diagnose the problem and repair it quickly to ensure that your fridge is back in working order.

Clogging in the Defrost Drain

Another key component for keeping your refrigerator running at optimal levels is the defrost drain. This drain is responsible for ensuring that any built-up water in the fridge's freezer evaporates effectively.

If your defrost drain has become clogged with debris, then it could cause a significant amount of water to build up inside your refrigerator - leading to major issues like frozen food and even mold buildup. If you're noticing any of these symptoms, then chances are that your fridge's defrost drain has become clogged and needs to be cleaned out right away. Our team of experienced technicians can help you identify the issue and repair it quickly so that you can get back to enjoying a properly functioning refrigerator.

Fan Motor Failure

If your refrigerator's fan motor has suddenly stopped working, then it could be indicative of a much larger problem. The fan motor is responsible for circulating air throughout the fridge and keeping the temperature even.

If this component has failed, it may lead to areas of your fridge becoming too cold while other sections become overly warm - leading to food spoilage and other potential issues. In this case, it's important to call in an experienced repair technician like ours as soon as possible to get the issue addressed and resolved quickly.

By taking these necessary precautions and acting swiftly, you can ensure that your refrigerator is kept in top working order - while also avoiding any major or potentially dangerous issues from occurring. If you're experiencing any of the issues mentioned above, then don't hesitate to contact our team here at Dick Kearsley Service Center for fast and reliable refrigerator repair services today - or for any of our other appliance repair solutions in Roy, Ogden, Kaysville, Syracuse or surrounding areas.


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