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    PFSS6PKXESS GE Refrigerator - What is this part? Bi-metal Defrost Thermostat?

    Hi, I'm new to this forum and I would like some quick help from the knowledgeable mods here. In short, what is this part? I haven't seen it in any of the many websites I have looked. It's pulled from a GE Fridge PFSS6PKXESS, circled in red: I believe it should be the bimetal part 25 from...
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    WRF535SWHZ00 Freezer defroster won't work automatically and the light won't work

    Hi so yesterday I opened up my freezer and the light was off and I noticed frost all over the compartment. I then put the fridge in force-defrost mode and after a couple of cycles of that, it seemed to work since instead of frost it was just wet and the light turned on the next day (today). I...
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    KitchenAid KSRS25ILWH02 not defrosting

    I have a 17 year old KitchenAid KSRS25ILWH02 that is not defrosting. After thawing the evaporator coils, it stays cool for a couple of weeks, but then the frost builds up to a point it begins to warm again. I have entered the diagnostic cycle and confirmed in step 6 that the defrost heater...
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    FIXED Maytag MBR2256KES - Bottom freezing over

    Hello, About three years ago, my bottom freezer started to frost over. After some research, I found a couple of things that might be wrong. I replaced the defrost thermostat, and defrost/evaporator heater. I plugged my fridge back in and after a week or so, the freezer started to freeze up...
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    KFFS20EYMS00 Defrost doesn't work!

    Hello everyone ! I'm new here :) I have problem with defrost on my refrigerator KFFS20EYMS00. Ice is forming and defrost doesn't seem to work at all. Ice need to be remove every week with an hair dryer. I tested the heater with a multimeter and there are continuity in the resistance. Maybe the...
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    GX5SHDXVD01 Whirlpool gold French door bottom freezer not defrosting - control board?

    Problem: My freezer continues to build up ice as seen through the louvers in the back panel. History: I had to remove this panel once already, as the entire evap core was a solid block of ice, and the fridge part had risen to about 55F one day. I found the tech sheet for this fridge and went...
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    KRFC302ESS Freezer Not Defrosting / Fridge Getting Warm

    Looking for some assistance, and hoping someone can point me in the right direction. As indicated in the title I have a KRFC302ESS KitchenAid fridge that was purchased just over 3 years ago. Up until this last week everything has been working fine. Issue started when the digital temp reading...
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    FIXED 596.75932404 Defrost issue/Tech sheet needed

    Thanks if you are reading this and able to help. The automatic defrost on my fridge is not working. I found a very helpful video that is helping me diagnose. Unfortunately I don't have the technical sheet that it references and haven't been able to find a place where I can get it. Can anyone...
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    Whirlpool WRF757SDEM not defrosting fridge warming

    Hey guys. did a search and nothing mentions this issue for this model. The unit is not defrosting. using the tech sheet i found how to force a defrost but it doesnt work. the fan in the freezer compartment runs. i tested the continuity of the coil and it seems fine. not sure what it could be...
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    WRS321SDHZ freezer icing up and evaporator fan grinding noise

    Brand new WRS321SDHZ side-by-side is making a loud, periodic grinding noise that stops immediately when either fridge or freezer door is opened. Quite a bit of frost/ice is present behind the false wall inside the freezer itself. Therefore, I strongly suspect that something is up with the...
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    106.51172310 Kenmore Elite Not defrosting

    Hi. My refrigerator has been running fine. A little over a week ago, the fridge side turned warm while freezer side was cold. Checked and the coil on freezer side was packed with frost. Bi metal tested open (no continuity) with fridge off and defrosted. Also after running the coil a few...
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    IS22AGXTQ00 Inglis side-by-side Defrost Timer Question

    Hello. My Inglis side-by-side is not defrosting. I have tested both the defrost heating element and thermostat for continuity and they both test as working. The defrost TIMER advances, but the heater does not come on. Is it possible for the timer to advance in and out of the defrost cycle...
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    Refrigerator Defrost Thermostat - Correct wiring?

    Model Number: N/A Brand: -major brand- Age: More than 10 years My fridge recently had cooling problems, at first I thought it was the defrost heaters, but they checked out with the multimeter, so I took off the defrost thermostat without really thinking about wiring locations, completely forgot...
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    98 642 Sub Zero refrigerator won't defrost and warms up

    Hi! So my sub zero was getting warm in the fridge area so I'm on a mission to figure it out and fix it! First I cleaned out fan and compressor areas in the top of the unit. Second I removed the back cover and discovered the coils had completely frosted over. So I then left it open and defrosted...
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    Part 5303918476

    Many people think the Adaptive Defrost Control only controls the Defrost cycle. It has 12 leads that are labeled evaporator fan, fresh food control, fresh food door, switch common, damper open, hot (black wire or 110 volts), defrost, frz cold control, compressor out, damper motor, neutral...
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    KBFA25ERBL Replaced everything, not defrosting

    I have a KitchenAid refrigerator KBFA25ERBL with bottom freezer. It is not defrosting. I tested the defrost thermostat by cutting it out, leaving it on the counter till it warmed up. It showed open circuit. Then I put it in the chest freezer for a bit and it showed closed. I metered the...
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    Freezer too cold, refrigerator temp OK

    My 2 year old Kenmore started developing a frosting issue in the freezer a couple of months ago. I investigated and found out that the defrost thermostat was bad and replaced it, but the frosting in the freezer continued. Defrost heater continuity is fine, and manually initiating a defrost...
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    Brand New - Evaporator Frozen Solid

    We just bought a new French Door refrig 3 weeks ago, and the upper section for fresh food could not maintain the target 33 degree setting, and went up to 58 degrees, while the freezer and ice makers continued performing well. We moved our food out, and waited 3 days for a repairman to come. He...
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    Replaced ADC But still freezing over...

    I hate to start a new thread on such a worn out topic, but I am stumped. My fridge is not defrosting. Over the last several months it has frozen over various times, the first time at random, second time about a month later, (I just figured they were flukes) and it has gotten more often since...
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    KFFS20EYWH00 Ice buildup on coils and back panel of freezer in french door kitchen aid architect

    The front side of the panel covering the coils in the freezer builds up ice crystals and behind the panel the top part of the coil builds up with ice. the fan begins to make noise after a while. I took off the back panel and defrosted manually with a hair dryer and that fixed the issue for about...
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