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Old 01-29-2007, 12:48 PM  
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I have a Kenmore Refridgerator that I just moved. I had been sitting for a few months.

Duringt the move, we had to lay it on it's side for a few miles.

The freezer begun cooling right away when plugged in; however, the rest of the fridge has not suffered the same fate. I hear it takes about 24 hours for that to take place. Why would the freezer work right away and could there be an issue with the fridge?

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Old 01-29-2007, 02:25 PM  
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Welcome to the Forum, Tony:
The freezer is where the cooling coil is located and the refrigerator simply circulates a measured amount of air between it and the freezer. So, if the freezer works, there is no reason the refrigerator would not.
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Old 01-29-2007, 11:54 PM  
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Duringt the move, we had to lay it on it's side for a few miles
I hope the refrigerator stood uprite unplugged for at least the same amount of time that it was laying down.

http://www.applianceaid.com/faq-side.html

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The freezer begun cooling right away when plugged in; however, the rest of the fridge has not suffered the same fate.
Freezer is where the cold is made and the fan blows that cold over to the FF section....approx 4-6 hours to start cooling and a full 24 hours before getting into an on and off routine.

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