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When your refrigerator isn't working, you're losing food. We make refrigerator repair a priority so you don't have to watch your groceries spoil while you wait for a technician. We're always ready for anything that might come up on the job.

We employ factory-trained & EPA-certified technicians to ensure your service experience is exceptional.

Refrigerator Repair FAQs

What is the first thing to check when a refrigerator stops working near Chicago?

If your refrigerator stops working in Chicago, IL, you should try resetting the power to the refrigerator by either unplugging it or resetting it at the circuit breaker. Another thing you should check if your refrigerator stops working is where things are placed inside of the fridge. You should ensure that all of the food is moved away from the vents in the refrigerator to ensure proper air circulation. If you fix both of these potential issues and your refrigerator is still not working, you will need a technician to repair it for you. To get your refrigerator repaired and working again, contact us today.

How do you know if your refrigerator is dying near Chicago?

If your refrigerator is dying in Chicago, IL, you may notice the following: 

  • Your food goes bad quickly 
  • Your freezer is colder than it should be 
  • Your fridge is making a buzzing or humming noise 

If your fridge is making a buzzing or humming noise, try unplugging the refrigerator and plugging it back in. If the refrigerator noise hasn’t gone away, it is likely in a state of failure. To get your refrigerator repaired or replaced, contact us today.

How much does it cost to repair a refrigerator near Chicago?

The price to repair a refrigerator in Chicago, IL is typically around $300-$1000 depending on the repair. The price can vary due to: 

  • The type of repair 
  • The type of refrigerator you have 
  • The technician’s hourly rate

The price can vary by repair since different repairs will be more complex than others and some repairs may require replacement parts or components. To find out more about getting your refrigerator repaired, contact us today.

Signs You Need Refrigerator Service

Your refrigerator may still be keeping food cold, but that doesn't mean it's running efficiently. Some common problems to look for include:

  • Reduced Cooling
  • Broken Dispensers - If your dispenser isn’t providing ice, it could be for a number of reasons, including water pressure problems, issues with the temperature of the machine, or water valve malfunctions.
  • Broken Lights
  • Unusual Noises
  • Loose Doors
  • Frost Build-Up
  • Ice Quality  - If your ice is clumped together or cloudy and white, your refrigerator may be having problems. 
  • Leaking Fluids - A leak from your fridge could mean a loose connection from the dispenser, a bad water valve, a filter issue or a cracked water line among other things.

Call AAA Appliance today at (866) 966-1950 to learn about our appliance repair services or, Schedule Service with us!

Refrigerator Leaking?

If your refrigerator is leaking from the bottom, there could be a problem with the inlet valves for your ice maker or dispenser. It could also be a supply line or internal supply line, internal kidney leaking and or condensate tray cracked so it leaks after defrost.  Internal leaks can be caused by inlet valves not closing all the way, broken ice maker molds, bad or worn gaskets seals on the door, a defrost malfunction from over icing, or the evaporator run off drain being compromised in some manner.

Regular semi annual performance maintenance can help prevent leaks from happening in the first place. They can also improve the unit’s mechanical efficiencies, sanitation from mold and extend the life of the refrigerator/ freezer.

Did You Know…?

The perfect refrigerator temperature should be between 35-38 degrees Fahrenheit. Your food is more susceptible to grow harmful bacteria and spoil when above 40 degrees which is considered an 'unsafe zone.' Your target temperature range for your freezer should be 0o or below is safe to eat indefinitely (however, quality and taste may be compromised after a while). Many foods will freeze at about 32o Fahrenheit, they should be stored at 0o Fahrenheit to slow down deterioration, colder is better.

Sealed System Repairs

When you need a sealed system repair, the professionals at AAA Appliance Service Center provide a lasting repair for your peace of mind with a 5-year compressor warranty and 1-year labor warranty. Other companies may offer a cheaper service known as a sweep charge, but this isn't backed by manufacturers and holds a 60-day warranty which may lead to more expensive repairs in the future.

When you’re having refrigerator problems, call AAA Appliance at (866) 966-1950! We're happy to fix your fridge or any other appliance that's acting up!

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