How to Troubleshoot an Avanti Refrigerator

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Avanti has been making quality refrigerators for the past 30 years. Its range of products includes compact size and counter-high refrigerators, freezers and wine chillers, and can be a perfect choice for cabins and smaller kitchens. Its refrigerators are extremely reliable and most problems are easily fixed. Even when they do occasionally run into problems, those are easy to fix.

How to Troubleshoot an Avanti Refrigerator
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Refrigerator Does Not Work at All

First, check that the fridge is plugged into a wall outlet. If it is but is still not working, check for blown fuses and tripped circuit breakers.


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Refrigerator Does Not Cool

If you feel that your refrigerator is operating but is not cooling or not cooling enough, check the temperature control settings. If the temperature control is set at zero, your appliance will not be cooling.

The Light Does Not Work

First, check that the appliance is plugged in. Second, check for any blown fuses. Has someone in your house just tried to listen to loud music to block the noise of the washing machine and the food processor? They may be overloading the circuit, causing it to shut off.


Compressor Keeps Turning On And Off

Several things may cause your refrigerator's compressor to turn on and off repeatedly.

First, it may be because the room's temperature is too hot, making the compressor work harder, or the refrigerator's temperature control is not set correctly.


Second, check that the door is closed properly and that the door gasket seals it completely when closed. When the door is not closed well or is opened too frequently, the compressor will keep turning on and off repeatedly.

Third, check that the refrigerator is positioned far enough from the wall. It should have at least 5 inches clearance to the sides and to the back of it.


Fourth, check that the refrigerator is not overloaded with food. Overstuffing your fridge will also make the compressor work harder.

Finally, check that the condenser coil at the back of the refrigerator is clean.

Refrigerator Vibrates

This may happen if your refrigerator is not positioned on a level floor. Making sure that it is standing on an even surface should stop the vibrations.



Refrigerator Makes Too Much Noise

Some amount of noise coming from your refrigerator is normal. It comes from the flow of the refrigerant, which is particularly audible at the end of each cycle.

If you believe that your refrigerator's level of noise is not normal, check that it is standing on an even floor and is level.


Door Not Closing Properly

In order to operate properly and efficiently, the door of your refrigerator needs to close correctly, with the gasket sealing the opening completely. Make sure that the gasket is clean and that the shelves and baskets inside the fridge are in the right position to allow the door to close completely. If the door is not opening properly, that may be because the appliance is not standing on an even surface. Alternatively, check that the doors were not reversed when they were installed.



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