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    Can I bypass defrost in Hotpoint HTR16ABSHRWW and elect not to defrost?

    I own a Hotpoint HTR16ABSHRWW that is in a self built camping trailer and the fridge is only used 6-7 times a year. It is a top freezer unit. When in use the unit is on for 5-6 days at a time. The unit is off and unplugged more than 320 days a year. When on the unit is powered off a 2,000 watt...
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    Multiple Fridges Not Keeping Cool

    This has been a 4+ month long ordeal, so I'll try to summarize. 1st fridge was very old (over 25 years). Stopped cooling and everything in the freezer melted overnight and the fridge was warm (it was hot summer time). Had to toss most things. Landlord came to adjust some things. No change...
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    106.54783803 Kenmore Elite Refrigerator Excessive Water from Freezer Defrost

    Hello, I have a Kenmore Elite with french doors, 106.54783803, manufactured June 2010. Every day, so much water drains out of the freezer that the drip pan underneath of it overflows (I can hear the water trickling out during the defrost cycle). I can see that excessive ice builds up on the...
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    LG Refrigerator LMXS28626S Defrost System Replacement

    Hi there. I am looking for some help/info regarding my LMXS28626S. It recently (past week or so) has been raising the "dH f" error. I was hoping it was simple fix like I have seen for other LG products with this error. Today I had time to move everything to backup freezer and open her up...
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    FIXED Whirlpool Refrigerator WRX988SIBM03 not defrosting

    Whirlpool French door model with drawer. WRX988SIBM03. Large frost buildup in bottom of fridge compartment causing vegetables to freeze. Tried defrosting, which works for a while only to come back again. Other symptoms: the control panel on the left door works, though the display gets a...
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    FIXED GE Profile Fridge PWE23KMDDES Fridge Not Cooling, Freezer OK, Z1 Blinking Light on Control Board

    Hello, Our PWE23KMMDES GE Profile Energy Star French Door fridge has not been working properly for weeks. The defroster is not working correctly and ice/frost builds up on the evaporator coils in the back of the fridge panel. The fridge will go up to 60 degrees but freezer is fine. We have been...
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    795.72053.118 Kenmore Refrigerator - Ice build up on fridge coils - odd case

    Hi-- I've been working on my parents' Kenmore Elite 795.72053.118 (actually manufactured by LG) french door fridge (purchased 2013). Last summer (2019) they noticed some odd noises and found their fridge cooling coils were completely iced over, requiring them to manually defrost. They had to...
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    RF266AEBP - Testing the DA47-00243K Bimetal Defrost Thermostat

    Short story/question: I'm looking for info on testing the DA47-00243K Bimetal defrost thermostat. Everything I know and have read about these devices is that should be closed when frozen and open when warmed above "room" temperature. For this specific device I believe these numbers to be open...
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    FIXED WRV986FDEM01 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator icing

    My refrigerator model WRV986FDEM01 began experiencing loss of cooling in the freezer and refrigerator sections 2 weeks ago. Upon disassembly I discovered the evaporator coils were completely frozen with ice and the evaporator fan was hitting the ice that formed. I defrosted the evaporator using...
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    Whirlpool WRS588FIHZ Not Defrosting...

    Hi All, Would you please help me understand the next step in repairing my Whirlpool WRS588FIHZ side-by-side refrigerator that's not defrosting? Specifically, I've already replaced the bi-metal (including the wiring harness), ensured the coil fan is working, and that the heater checks good for...
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    FIXED Kenmore Elite Refrigerator 596.75529400 fan/condenser running frequently

    Hello, I've been reading threads about similar issues but I haven't found a clear answer to what the issue could be on my french door/lower freezer appliance. I first notice an issue with it in July of 2019. One weekend, I noticed the fan was running all the time for at least 24 hours. The...
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    FIXED 106.51789413 Kenmore Refrigerator - Trying to Troubleshoot Defrost Problem

    Fridge: 1.5 year old Side-by-Side Kenmore 51789 (seems to be a Whirlpool model?) Service Sheet: W10670778 A Over the last couple of days, I’ve noticed my fridge and freezer were slowly getting less and less cold, with the fridge seemingly doing worst at keeping cold. Looking at the freezer, I...
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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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