20 Most Recent LG LRTP1231W Top Freezer Refrigerator - Page 2 Questions & Answers


Many times a freezer and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many other things that can go wrong.

If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

Check out these tips that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

Refrigerator Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair

Refrigerator Troubleshooting Refrigerator Compressor

Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay

Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold


LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Nov 22, 2010

replace the water valve / it isn't shutting off .. mm

LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Aug 10, 2010


Sounds like a defective defrost timer

If its a frost free upright freezer and the evaporator is frosting up with a snow like frost you have a defrost problem.. defrost thermostat, heaters, or trimmer

Dirty condenser coils are not the problem. It's most likely the defrost timer or defrost heater. The heater should come on about 3 times per day to melt the ice on the evaporator coils. If the defrost timer is not turning on the heater or the heater is burnt out, the coils will freeze up

Hope this helpout and Good luck

LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Jul 28, 2010

If your cooling is just fine and the freezer is doing the job , you dont have much to worry. there is always a small heat that comes out of the heat exchange during the exothermic cycle. You need to keep the freezer away from the wall and not too close. if the freezer cools well just ignore the fault other wise you will need to get a consultation from your nearest service to concur this fault.. You have said it well and I hope that your freezer stays well. Good day

LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Jul 05, 2010

its most likely to be the thermostat in the freezer packed up on you and the only real way to test this out is to fit a new one,

LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on May 09, 2010

I have every LG Service Available and the only models that begin with LRE are ranges. Double Check and then we will try again, Sea Breeze

LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Mar 13, 2010

I have the same kind of fridge and it also makes this kind of noises, however, they are on the acceptable level. They sound more like a seal being happy with the new food. It is not all the time but sometimes. I think it is the contraction and expansion of the pipes that cause the noise and is not a sign of any problem. Of course all depends on the level of the noise you have...
Hope it helps. Greg.

LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Nov 06, 2009

Check the vent door from the freezer to the refrigerator...when you turn the refrigerator off with the knob, does the vent door close. The bottom of your refrigerator works from the freezer blowing cold air through the vent to the bottom of the refrigerator. If it is turned all the way down, that should shut off the flow to the bottom. If any thing is broke there, it will continue to let cold air come down the vent, so check it out. The vent knob itself might not be working to turn the vent door down or off. There also, is a relay on the back of the refrigerator that controls the compressor on and off...it could be stuck in on position.

LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Nov 04, 2009

Some units don't have a drain tube. The water flows down the back of the fridge into the bottom and it just makes a mess. It has been a problem ever since they started going "Energy efficient". The drain was a hole and they had to close the holes. If you're lucky enough to have the drain, it will be located inside the back wall of your freezer. The inside walls must be removed. The drain will be in the drip pan, below the freezing coils (fins) in the back of the freezer.

LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Sep 05, 2009

The channel in the back were the cool air comes down from the freezer to the fridge may be iced up. Try defrosting the fridge/freezer for much longer than usual, all day if necessary.

LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Aug 30, 2009

Check with the manufacturer, sounds like you have a factory defective freezer. they should fix it for you.

LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Jul 26, 2009

the fan in the freezer section is called the evaporator fan. this fans main funciton is to blow cold air into the fresh food side. if its not running then you need to replace. make sure there is no frost build up on the rear wall in freezer section

LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Jun 24, 2009

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LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Apr 23, 2009

turned out to be the compressor all fixed and working fine now

LG LRTP1231W Top... | Answered on Jul 09, 2008


Lg top freezer problems are associated with............

I would sue them thats what i did because i had the same problem from day 1 and it was never fixed i HATE LG i havent boughten many products from them and have all experience many many many problems get a LEMON LAW Lawyer to help u

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