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Have a Whirlpool side by side model ED5PHE, defroster in freezer side stays on too long

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unplug 24 hrs with doors open plug in again if it works better you have a defrost problem. it may be the defrost termination switch.. burned out element or bad timer

Posted on Aug 03, 2009

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SOURCE: whirlpool conquest side by side 2003 model

facing the back of the frige there is a cardboard or metal panel across the bottom that covers the compressor. remove panel, on left side of compressor is the main control for the frig. there is a short in that board that causes this problem. youll need to replace te board

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SOURCE: side by side kenmore refrigerator

defrost system not working. take back plate off freezer. checkdefrost heater and any stats mounted on the pipework

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SOURCE: Whirlpool side by side refrigerator not defrosting.

take back panel off inside freezer. check continuity thro heater and thermal fuse in series with heater

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool ED5PHE side-by-side refrigerator's

I have this same issue. The fan is not working properly. On the back bottom right of the unit is where the fan is located. Take off the card board panel and the fan is right there. Just by taping the fan with a screw driver the fan started running again (and the center cooled down quickly). It worked fine for a month, but has stopped again. I am going to replace the motor, hopefully that will solve the issue.

Posted on Aug 27, 2009

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Look at rear wall inside the back of the freezer and see if a frost line is building on rear wall. I have a feeling your freezer is not defrosting properly and not sure exactly what number you model has but checking the defrost timer Click Here=> ED5FTGXKQ00 Controls is where I would begin.We will need to run a couple test to make sure your=> 2323198 Heating Element and Defrost Thermostat=> 2321799 Defrost Thermostat are working properly.Testing heating element is also shown on same page above.Try turning the defrost timer clockwise slowly until refrigerator compressor stops running. This will place the freezer in manual defrost. Then tell me if once you do this if freezer begins defrost. If yes then the defrost timer=> 482493 Defrost Timer is at fault. If stays in defrost simply turn again until compressor restarts again. After doing this I will want you to watch this how to replace defrost heater=> Here I know this may be a little confusing but defrosting manually will help you see which parts may be needed. I will be here to answer any questions you may have, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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The evaporator coil behind the cover on the back wall inside the freezer will ice up under normal conditions. Every 8 to 10 hours for around 20 minutes the defrost timer (or in most newer models the electronic adaptive defrost control) will turn the defrost heater on to melt the built up ice. There is a defrost thermostat which prevents the heater from overheating the freezer by breaking the heater circuit when the temp reaches close to 32 degrees F. The entire cooling system shuts off during the defrost cycle and starts back when the timer advances through the cycle.

If this ice is not melted it will continue to build up until the air can’t flow over the coil to circulate the cold air through the freezer and into the fridge. The temperature change in the fridge is usually noticed first followed by the freezer.

If the defrost thermostat is bad it can prevent the heater from coming on OR it won’t turn the heater off when it gets too warm. It is clamped to the evaporator coil at the top to sense the temp. If it appears to be misshapen it is bad.
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The defrost heater is located on the evaporator. It is in a tube which is at the bottom and can also go up the sides of the evaporator. On some types you can see a burnt spot if it’s bad. With an ohm meter it should show continuity from end to end when disconnected from the wiring in the freezer. You can also test the wiring for voltage when it’s in the defrost mode.

If you have a defrost timer you can test it. It can be located under the fridge behind the kick panel on the front. Some are in the fridge with the controls at the top. You can turn the defrost timer till it clicks and everything shuts down. The heater should now come on. If it does, replace the timer because that means the timer is not running. If it doesn't, check the heater and defrost thermostat. Turn the timer again till everything starts back up to end the defrost cycle.

If you have an adaptive defrost control instead of a timer, replace it if the heater and thermostat test good. It is located in the fridge with the controls in some models and on the back in others.

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If freezer is icing up, you might have a defrost problem. Frost free models have a heating element that is controlled by a timer to automatically defrost ice, defrost timer turns on defrost heating element every 12 hours to melt ice in freezer and allow good air flow.
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Inside the fresh food compartment there is a defrost timer hidden behind the temp control panel. Sometimes there is a plastic plug over the hole that you need to put a flathead screwdriver in and slowly turn it clockwise. When compressor stops I want you to wait about 25 minutes to see if the refrigerator comes back on by itself without help. If it does I need you to listen inside the freezer compartment for sa sound of crackling or sizzling noise indicating defrost is taking place. Let me know, Sea Breeze

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