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San Jose Appliance RepairWe repair all brands and models refrigerators, freezers and ice makers. If your refrigerator doesn’t keep the temperature cold, runs noisy or you have any other issues San Jose Air Conditioning, heating and appliance repairs are available for your needs. Please call us at:

888-665-5148

The brands we service include:
Whirlpool refrigerators
Hotpoint refrigerators
GE refrigerators
Kitchen Aid refrigerators
Maytag refrigerators
Jenn Air refrigerators
Roper refrigerators
Sears refrigerators
Speed Queen refrigerators
Sub Zero refrigerators
White Westinghouse refrigerators
LG refrigerators
and many more check the full list

When you call us, you can expect:
A live response, every time
Same day San Jose County Service
FREE service call with refrigerator repair in San Jose
Certified experienced technicians for all refrigerator brands
Lowest price for San Jose refrigerator repair guarantee
All San Jose County Service
All of our work is guaranteed for 1 year
$15.00 off San Jose refrigerator repair coupon online
100% Satisfaction warranty for your refrigerator repair

The following areas coresponding to our refrigerator repair service areas:
Evergreen
Fremont Milpitas
Fruitdale
Gilroy
Los Altos
Holy City
Japantown
King and Story
Lexington Hills
Little Portugal
Loma Chiquita
Los Altos Hills
Los Gatos
Loyola
and more view the full list of the areas we service

At San Jose Appliance Repair we help you manage your busy life by allowing you to schedule your refrigerator repair appointment as conveniently as possible. You can always call us at our Toll Free number:

888-665-5148

Or you may now schedule your San Jose refrigerator Repair appointment online. Please email us at appointment@sanjoseappliancerepair.com and submit your name, phone number, address and brief description of the problem. We will be confirming your appliance repair appointment within 60 minutes.

Please read all of the appliance maintenance tips below. All of the simple tips are meant to prevent your appliances from future failure. Appliance repairs can be costly and 99% of the time the reason for that is improper usage or lack of very basic maintenance. We strongly encourage that if your appliance, air conditioning or heating unit don’t function properly and requires repair, simply call one of our service technicians who has the knowledge, experience and right tools to fix it. San Jose Air conditioning / Heating and Appliance repairs is available for all your needs.

Most importantly, however, you can keep your refrigerator running the way they should merely by following certain simple preventive maintenance procedures regularly. Not only will such maintenance help you derive the benefits of maximum efficiency and performance, but it will also result in a longer and more trouble-free life for your air conditioner.

REFRIGERATORS, FREEZERS, AND AUTOMATIC ICE MAKERS maintenance tips

Many refrigerators have forced-air condensers; that means they have a small fan to pull air across the warm condenser coils. These condensers must be cleaned regularly, usually every thirty days. Regular cleaning is essential to prevent a lint buildup far back in the condenser coils where you cannot reach it with a vacuum. If you can reach the coils, vacuum them thoroughly with a soft brush attached to the vacuum hose.

To reduce the energy consumption of your refrigerator, position it as far away from any warm air ducts or the range as possible. Test your refrigerator's temperature periodically, Put a glass of water in the refrigerator compartment for 24 hours, and then insert a reasonably accurate thermometer in the water. To check the freezer temperature, place the thermometer between several packages of food that have been in the freezer compartment for at least 24 hours. The ideal refrigerator temperature is around 37 degrees, while the temperature in the freezer section should be about zero. A colder refrigerator or freezer does not preserve food any longer, and it costs you more for its higher energy consumption.

Be sure that your refrigerator or freezer is connected to a separate 15-ampere circuit with a grounded outlet. The appliance should have adequate air space above, behind, and on the sides, and never add more warm food than can fit into 10 percent of the unit's storage compartment. The box must be sealed effectively to prevent the hot air outside from entering and warming the closed compartment. Test the seal by closing the refrigerator door on a dollar bill. Next, pull the bill out. If there is no resistance as you pull, the door needs adjusting. The most frequent cause of too much hot air entering the refrigerator, however, is not a failure in the door's sealing ability; it is in the fact that the door is opened too frequently. Make sure that your refrigerator door is opened only as often and for as long as is absolutely necessary to take out or put back the items you refrigerate.

If the compressor runs continuously or excessively, there may be any of several possible problems. You may have the thermostat set too high or the door may not be providing the proper seal. The required repairs are obvious. Other possible causes for the compressor functioning excessively are not so simple to fix. For example, there may be a leak in the system. The thermostat would continually tell the compressor to function, but the unit would not get any cooler because there would be no refrigerant to vaporize in the evaporator coils. You would have to call in a repairman to fix the leak and to recharge the refrigerant.

If, on the other hand, the compressor does not function at all, check for blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers before examining the components of the cooling system. Other possible causes of compressor malfunctions are defective thermostat, defective timer, defective relay, and defective compressor.

If the refrigerator is excessively noisy, you should be able to correct the problem easily. A refrigerator that is not level will clatter; check it with a carpenter's level and adjust the refrigerator's position if so indicated. Of course, a compressor that is loose in its mountings will rattle noisily; merely tighten the mountings to quiet the unit.

Finally, the noise may be caused by the tubing of the cooling system hitting against the cabinet of the refrigerator. If this is the case, you should be able to adjust the tubing to, prevent it from striking the cabinet.

An automatic ice maker is merely a mold to which a temperature-sensing switch is attached. When the water in the mold reaches a preset temperature (usually around 15 degrees), a motor is energized and the ejection cycle is initiated. As the ice leaves the mold, fresh water flows in to fill it again. A switch senses when the storage bin is full, and it stops the ice-making action at the appropriate time.

If your automatic ice maker suddenly stops working, look for a blockage in the water-inlet valve strainer. To clean these strainers, you must unplug the refrigerator and remove the water line where it enters the valve (usually at the bottom edge of the refrigerator). Then, remove the stainless steel strainer and clean it thoroughly with an old toothbrush.
You can usually trace unpleasant tastes or odors in the ice to uncovered foods in the refrigerator compartment. The odors get picked up and circulated throughout the cabinet, and the ice absorbs them readily. Brown paper bags used for food storage are often responsible for the tastes or odors since these bags have a high sulfur content.

Be sure to unplug your refrigerator before attempting to service it, and take special care to avoid damaging any of the refrigerant-carrying tubing. Few refrigerator problems originate in the sealed system itself. When they do, call in a refrigeration technician. The refrigerants are non-toxic under normal conditions of slight concentration, but they must be handled with care. If you suspect a leak in a refrigerator, open several windows, provide plenty of ventilation, and shut off any open flames (such as pilot lights).

If you need immediate refrigerator Service call us at:

888-665-5148

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