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I have a Samsung RB2530BBP Refer. When it was moved, some of the oil came out of the Compressor. Any way to get it back in? It was not plugged in for about 6 weeks. cooling but not freezing.

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Never lay a refrigerator on its side when moving. Probably ruined it.

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SOURCE: samsung rs2530bbp... Not cooling... Compressor

my frigerator RS2530BSH has the EXACT same problem! can anyone help??

Posted on Apr 05, 2010

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Posted on Aug 19, 2010

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SOURCE: got new ref from sears

Turning the dials lower does not make it cool any faster. try turning the freezer to warmer and leave the refrigerator dial where it is. hope this helps.

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SOURCE: Refer not cooling , freezer kinda cold, adjustments do nothing

Do you see any ice buildup on the back wall of the freezer or behind it?

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You laid the refrigerator on its side? If the refrigerator has been moved in this way oil from the compressor flows to the evaporator and blocks the capillary tube. Just leave the refrigerator standing for about tenty four hours. Then try plugging the power on for about ten minutes at a time until the compressor is able to continue running and the capillary tube begins to clear out the oil that was cause by laying down refrigerator. If this is the problem you simply need to plug in power for short times until the compressor starts again without restriction of oil in capillary tube. Do not plug it in and leave your refrigerator while there is back pressure and compressor will not run. That could cause damage to compressor. Have comments or questions please ask, Thanks Sea Breeze
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Hi my American Fridge Freezer, after moving it and starting it back up, it seems to be going up to its freezer limits digitally also fridge, but when we open it the fridge freezer, ant cold at all. Any...

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Hi there, I have a Samsung RS21DCNS F/F. and have just moved house and connected it all back up. The LED display lights up, but the fridge and freezers won't cool and there's no motor or fan...

Was the fridge laying down? How long? Rule is if a fridge is laying down for an hour leave standing for a minium of an hour WITHOUT PLUGGED IN. ^hours laying equals 6 hrs standing. I tell everyone give it 24hrs of standing to eliminate problems. If you plugged it in without enough time for the oil in the compressor to return back to the compressor you may have fried your compressor. Now if you did leave it long enough and the oil in the compressor got back in compressor before plugging in. It could be in your defrost timer or your start relay. Does the fan in freezer come on? Push the switch to make the fridge think door is shut. If fan does not run it sounds like the defrost timer. If fan does run the check the start relay on compressor. Does the compressor turn on? Do you hear a clicking sound coming from copressor? If you hear a clicking noise than its your start relay trying to come on. Replace start relay and overload. The model number you gave me is not valid so get the full model number and check thru

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How to install a 1999 yukon ac compressor


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CAUTION: Refer to Battery Disconnect Caution in Cautions and Notices.

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
2. Recover the refrigerant.
3. Remove the drive belt.
4. Disconnect the refrigerant hose assembly from the compressor.
5. Cap or plug all of the open connections.
6. Disconnect the electrical connectors, as necessary.
7. Remove the bolts.
8. Remove the compressor from the bracket.
9. Drain the compressor oil.
10. Measure the compressor oil. Refer to Adding Oil .


1. Fill the compressor with oil. Refer to Adding Oil .
2. Install the compressor to the bracket.

NOTE : Refer to Fastener Notice in Cautions and Notices.

3. Install the compressor mounting bolts.

Tighten the bolts to 50 N.m (37 lb ft) .

4. Connect the electrical connectors, as necessary.
5. Install the refrigerant hose assembly to the compressor.
6. Install the drive belt.
7. Connect the negative battery cable.
8. Charge the system. Refer to Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling, Adding Oil, Evacuating and Recharging Procedures .
9. Inspect the system for leaks.

I hope this helps.


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I bought a side by side today from a friend and it was working fine got it home and now its not cooling??

Did you lay it on its side? This can cause a freon restriction, sometimes you can save it by unplugging it for a few days and then testing it again. Also check to see if you bent the condensor fan blade or bracket when you used a shipping dolly to move the refrigerator. Remove the backing panel on the lower back of the refer and make sure the fan is running. Good Luck, Appliance Specialists.

Feb 16, 2010 | Refrigerators

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We just moved and unplugged our samsung srs757 side by side fridge and replugged it in but it isnt working now but the light comes on so its getting power?

We had this happen with our employees refer when we moved our store just 10 blocks a few years ago. Most the time it is the compressor gets bumped or shaken and a leak of gas disabled the whole unit. Of course it could be a limiting switch, temperature sensor or something else.

Your going to have to decide if it worth a $60 (average) to have a tech come out and touble shoot it for you, or if you want to just put that down on a new machine. Obviously it will depend on what your wanting to replace the older unit with.

Oh, did I meniton the shop we moved was a New Appliance business that sold Maytag, GE, Whirlpool, Sharp, Amana, RCA, Panasonic, and and and and.... Moving appliances was our specialty. So what I am saying, is, moving a refer, there is no guareentee the refer will make the trip.

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Dec 20, 2009 | Samsung Refrigerators

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It's loud and sounds like the motor but was on it's side and waited 2 1/2 hrs then plugged it in tried to level it? stil been on for 2 hrs should have gone up to temp.?

You should never lay a fridge on it's side. But if it is un-avoidable then you should wait 24 hours before you plug it back in to make sure all the oil makes it's way back into the compressor. Try leaving it unplugged for 24 hours and then plug it back in and see if it starts cooling. If the oil makes it's way into the lines compressor damage could have happened when you plugged it in but also that oil in the lines will cause the fridge to not cool. The oil will not make it back down into the compressor if it is running. Hope that helps.

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  4. Fill the engine with oil to the correct level.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

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To install:
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3.1L Engine

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain the engine oil.
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Fridge quit cooling after i moved it

did you tilt it when you moved it and then when u got it in place plug it in? if so youve got compressor problems, anytime you tilt a fridge you have to let it set for several hours to allow the oil to get back to the compressor or you ruin the compressor

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