Problems that make the Viking fridge not working

May 14, 2021

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If you are experiencing problems with the Viking fridge and wanted to have it fixed right away, no need to look further, Professional Viking Repair is ready to assist you all the way.  

When your Viking fridge not working, this could affect the flow of the kitchen, and also the perishables may spoil. There are several components used for a fridge to work. Failure of any of the components will result in the fridge not working. 

Fridge runs constantly

If you notice that the fridge seems to work constantly, this indicates that it tries to sustain the coolness of the fridge. This can be due to the components not working properly such as : 

  • Fridge door frequently left open
  • Dirty Condenser Coils
  • Fridge door seal damaged 
  • Cold Control set to too cold
  • Block in the flow of cold air inside the fridge

 Fridge door problem 

One of the common causes for fridge energy inefficiency is the opening and closing of the fridge door or it does not seal properly. If you notice your Viking fridge door not sealing inspect the door gasket if there are any damages. If there are damages, most likely you will need to replace the door gasket. You can also ask for help with our Viking refrigerator repair.

Fridge temperature problem

Fridge temperature should be maintained between 36 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit and in the fridge box, it should 0 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit. If you notice that the fridge compartments freezes the content and the cold control is set to lowest, it indicates that there is a problem with the temperature sensor or cold control. You can replace the temperature sensor using the right tools needed for the repair. But you can let Professional Viking Repair handle the repair. Our technicians can also check if there is a problem with the filter drier. If this needs to be replaced Dryer filter and exchange tubes – $580. 

Compressor Problem

Check the compressor by locating it at the back of the fridge. If you hear that the motor is running but the fridge temperature is not normal, most likely the compressor is not functioning, and other components such as the thermostat, relay, or the defrost timer. To work, it needs to be replaced by a professional technician. Professional Viking Repair can do this for you, for the Compressor need to replace – $3825 and if the Inverter board control. Bad! – $765. 

Dirty Condenser Coils

The condenser coils help in making the heat from the fridge disappear and the refrigerant will come through them. When the condenser coils are filled with dirt and dust, they would not be able to work efficiently. When the condenser coils not able to make the heat disappear efficiently, the entire unit won’t be able to maintain the proper temperature. If you notice this with your Viking fridge, first check the condenser coil’s condition. If it is filled with debris, dirt, and dust, the Condenser coil needs to clean.

Ice Maker

If your Viking fridge not making ice,  different potential causes and the primary cause is the water inlet valve. Check the water pressure, if it is working the problem would be the inlet valve. Consider having it replaced and our Viking ice maker repair can help you.

Wine coolers may also experience a similar situation to a regular fridge. It has almost the same components to work. However, if you happen to notice a problem with your wine fridge, let Viking wine cooler repair handle the repair for you.

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