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Whirlpool S21S4D two door plumbed in fridge with ice maker etc. Alarm keeps going off and fridge cutting out.

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  • kaz_taz Dec 30, 2008

    freezer keeps loosing temperature and alarm goes off. Fridge side is staying the same on the front of the temperature panel, but when tested with a thermometer, it is gaining temperature.

  • RicCutamora Apr 28, 2009

    Yes we have the same problem - the ref keep on going off and on, and we are still waiting for whirlpool, to fix it for the last two months.



    Ric Cutamora,

    Blacktown, NSW

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SOURCE: Whirlpool S21S4d - How do i use the ice maker function?

http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search.jsp
If you have more model info. try this link.

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool S21S4D Ice maker stopped working

You have a defrost problem going on. Either the defrost timer, the defrost t-stat or the defrost heater. Remove the back freezer wall and you will see the evaporator coils. This is where the heater and t-stat are located. One of these is more than likely the problem.

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Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.

This appears to be a Whirlpool side by side unit. Commercial Code 858618353010 / Model S21S4D. If I got the brand incorrect please respond with your brand name.
I do not know your geographic location. I am assuming you are outside of the US.

There are a couple of troubleshooting links I will post here. Keep in mind that they are for US units but the only difference will be the operating voltage:
http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=12&newsdesk_id=34 This is for the BASIC ice maker without optics.

And Job Aid R-92 (With optics)
http://adcxns1.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/8527f904cc8ea8cd85256b5800672333/$FILE/4322658A.pdf
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If you think you may have an automatic defrosting problem do a MANUAL defrost with an external fan by turning the unit off, removing the freezer contents and directing an external fan into the freezer compartment for just over 2 hours. (water mess so be ready)
While the fan is melting the ice in the freezer compartment... open the lower rear of the unit by removing the fiberboard cover and cleaning the condenser coils, condenser fan, the drip pan and the ver end of the compartment drain tube that terminates in the drip pan. Reinstall rear cover when complete.
After the 2 hours clean up the mess and return the unit to normal service. The unit should start making ice within 8 hours. It will operate normally for 2 days and then if the automatic defrost problem exists... ICEMAKER and freezer performance will degrade after 2 - 3 days.

Hopefully you have enough information now to troubleshoot your icemaker issue.
Thanks for choosing FixYa,
Kelly



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