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I have a kitchenaid Superb refrigerator KSCS25INSS01 and the temps are warmer than normal.

For acouple of days the fridge temp read 57 and the freezer about 18. it was makinig a whirring noise followed a few seconds later by a low volume click. I had a repairman come out and say (without performing any real diagnostic work as far I'm coverned) that I need a new control panel. Does this seem reasonable? After he left, I fully removed the back panel, unplugged the fridge and plugged it back in again. the temps went down to the recommended values (37 and 0) and the frigde sounded okay. this morning, temps are still the same but the fridge is back to making the whirring/click noise.

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    did you figure out the problem?

  • Russ Bowman Jan 13, 2013

    did you figure out the problem?

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I have a similar problem, I have the same model number, mine is too cold in the the refrigerator but has the same " whirring/click noise" .I have removed the back cover and observed the condenser fan motor cycling on and off in 10 second or so intervals. the compressor is not trying to start so my guess is the control board is bad. I was hoping you have solved your problem before I buy a $250.00 part or a new "Frig" this one is 8 years old.
Lil help?

Posted on Jan 13, 2013

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Hi,
As the weather is getting warmer for many people their freezer2_bing.gif and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

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