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Have a whirlpool side by side #ed5ftg. will freeze and cool only when set at the coldest setting. Fans will not run for very long at any other setting. Defrost timer has been replaced. Can anyone help? Thanks

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  • powerwagon1 Dec 27, 2008

    fan is intermittantly running . suspect a fan problem same unit EDFTG . Any comments ?

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You need a new thermostat. Good Luck!

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