Appliance A to Z Appliance Repair A to Z - Page 5

Is there a Way to Avoid Costly Refrigerator Repairs? • Pay attention to coil cleaning • If you want to increase the lifespan of your refrigerator and want to enhance its efficiency, it is advised to clean its coil twice a year. Usually, refrigerator coils are located at the bottom of the fridge or at the backside of the refrigerator. They are responsible for maintaining the inside temperature of the refrigerator and cooling the refrigerants. They are heated when supplied with electricity and do their job. • Cleaning coils regularly will save your refrigerator service charges and will enhance its efficiency along with extending its estimated life. It will also reduce your electricity consumption. • Clean the condenser fan • Condenser fan is located near the compressor of the refrigerator. It circulates air to cool down the coils under the refrigerator. Often dirt particles, dust, and even paper get stuck in the fan which effects its performance. Sometimes the condenser fan even stops working due to obstacles in its way that increases the heating of the coils and thus affects the efficiency of the refrigerator. • Regular cleaning of condenser fan along with coils will influence the efficiency of the refrigerator in a positive manner and will lower down your electricity bills by reducing power consumption.