Why is my fridge light off?

If your refrigerator light is not coming on, it may be that the bulb has reached the end of its lifespan and has burned out. Check the bulb to see if it has a dark area in the bulb or broken and loose filament. Unplug your refrigerator, change the bulb, and it’s likely that this will solve this problem.

Such as the fridge is cooling in the fridge and is freezing in the freezer, but the light in fridge or freezer does not work. Usually this means the light bulb is bad. This may seem simple but many times it can be another problem and simply replacing the refrigerator light bulb will not fix the problem.

One may also ask, what kind of lightbulb goes in a refrigerator? The Philips 40-Watt A15 Clear Appliance Light Bulb is designed to withstand extreme temperatures. This light bulb is ideal for use in household appliances such as ovens and refrigerators. Made for indoor, commercial and residential use, this bulb features a medium base and an A15 shape.

Moreover, how do you know if the light inside the fridge is on or off?

While the door is open, depress the “light” button/sensor. If the light goes off then it is working.

Interview Answer

  1. use a camera.
  2. cut the fridge open to see if the light goes off.
  3. Open the fridge and press the switch to see if it works.
  4. Touch the bulb when the fridge is opened to see if it’s warm.

How long do fridge light bulbs last?

Besides the low usage time per day another factor that causes the refrigerator lights to last long is that an appliance bulb is NOT designed for 1000 hours ( like a regular A-19 bulbs are, but for longer life. For example a 40W A-15 clear incandescent bulb’s rated life is 1750 hours not 1000 hours.

How do you know your fridge is broken?

Warm food or a defrosting freezer are the obvious signs a refrigerator is malfunctioning. Check for power lights on the water or ice dispenser, if the refrigerator is so equipped. Open the doors and check for lights inside. Listen for sounds of the fan running.

Is a refrigerator light bulb special?

Ovens, microwave ovens, ranges, range hoods, refrigerators, freezers and dryers are among the appliances that require these special bulbs. Some bulbs can be used in more than one type of appliance. For instance, a 40-watt (incandescent) appliance bulb may be the same bulb used in your oven and your range hood.

How long do fridges last?

14 to 27 years

How do you test a light socket on a refrigerator?

How to test a refrigerator door light switch with a multi-meter: Unplug your refrigerator and locate your door light switch. Remove the switch in order to test it. Set your multi-meter to the Rx1 setting to test the switch for continuity and place the probes on the switch’s terminals.

Can I use an LED bulb in my refrigerator?

Most fridges available on the market these days come equipped with LED lights. It probably uses incandescent or some other antiquated light bulb other than LEDs. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t put LEDs in your fridge or freezer. See below for a few easy ways to upgrade your fridge lighting to LEDs.

Does the refrigerator light stay on when I close the door?

Check your fridge freezer’s light switch If there’s no problem with the doors, it might be an issue with the light switch inside your fridge freezer. When you close the door, it presses against a switch at the top which turns the light off. If the light stays on you will need to replace the light switch.