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Kenmore French door refrigerator Model #795.78302.802 quit working. Repair man replaced the pc board Part# EBR41531305. Now the refrigerator works but it has no inside lights. When the door is opened the inside lights do not come on and the fan will go off. Close the door and the fan will come back on. The tempature controls have a error code er dh. The repairman thinks it is the defrost heater. Will a bad defrost heater cause the lights not to work? Any help will be appreciated.

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No, there is another problem.

Posted on Dec 03, 2012

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  • Jean Dec 05, 2012

    Could the new pc board be defective or could a wire be crossed?

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Dec 05, 2012

    The board could be defective. I have gotten new boards in the past that were bad.

  • Jean Dec 09, 2012

    Thank you, thank you! Here is the solution to my problem.   I undid  the panel over the pc board & checked the connections. The connection for the lamps & defrost heater was loose. I plugged it in & screwed the  panel back on. Plugged the refrigerator in & all is working now!! The repairman had told me that the reason my inside lights would not work was because a surge has blown all of my bulbs out. I called him 2 times and he would not come back to check the pc board. Needless to say I will never use him again.

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    Richard Roth Dec 09, 2012

    That's great news and you saved the money! Thanks for using FixYa and have a great Holiday Season!

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SOURCE: LG Refrigerator Defrost Error ER DH

it the def t-stat, def. thermistor, or def. fuse whatever lg decides to call it this week that is causing your issue

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SOURCE: Help....kenmore trio refrigerator, error message "er co"

The Er Co error code signifies a communication error between the display control board on the freezer door and the main power board on the outer back panel of the refrigerator.

Check the wiring and connections between the low voltage interface and the main high voltage board.

If you are able to unplug the refrigerator and remove the cover over the control board on the back of the refrigerator,
you can check the wiring connection on the main control board.

If this wiring connection is okay, check the wire harness connection under the hinge cover on the top of the left hand refrigerator door.
If these connections are okay, then you will need access the wire harness connection in the dispenser.


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