Question about KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25INSS Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Compressor not running

We have a Kitchenaid Superba 27 Cubic Foot Side by Side Refrigerator/Freezer. The wife noticed that the Freezer Side was not Freezing today and the Refrigerator Side was also warming up. I checked the Coils aand cleaned the Dust off of which there was considerable amounts. The top of the Compressor was pretty Hot so I let it cool for 2 Hours. Plugged it back in and the Compressor would try to crank and you could hear the relay on the side drop out. The Unit is about 7 Years Old. Do you think the Relay, Compressor or smarter to replace the whole fridge. Thanks in advance.Sincerely,Steve Cook

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • KitchenAid Master
  • 2,651 Answers

You can try to repalce the "overload relay", with the model numberlook up the correct part. i would also check with oyour manual perhaps you have an extended warr. on your compressor assembly( comes with a new overload relay)..

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Describe your Superba Architect KSCS25INSS Side by Side Refrigerator Problem - fridge has power - lights on - but not cooling freezer or fridge - no noise coming from fridge -


Hi,

Many times a freezer and/or refrigeratordo not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many otherthings that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing thencheck out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

Check out these tips that I wrote about that... it is a great place to starttrouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then callinga repair person to do a simple thing for you...

Refrigerator Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair

Refrigerator Troubleshooting Refrigerator Compressor

Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay
Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold

heatman101

][ \][ \

Sep 13, 2011 | KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25INSS...

1 Answer

Cleaned the condenser on my kitchenaid superba model kscs25Inssoo, but freezer is still making a loud humming sound. What could it be?


Hi,

Many times a freezer and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many other things that can go wrong.


If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

Check out these tips 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...

Refrigerator
Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair

Refrigerator Troubleshooting Refrigerator Compressor

Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay


Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold

heatman101

Jan 18, 2011 | KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25INSS...

1 Answer

I have a KitchenAid KSCS25FKSS00 side-by-side refrigerator. Freezer suddenly began warming and noticed divider between freezer and fridge very hot. Removed back panel and noticed condensor fan was not...


Hi,
Yes, you need to replace that fan...
Many times a freezer and/or refrigeratordo not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many otherthings that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out thelast two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

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

Refrigerator Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair

Refrigerator Troubleshooting Refrigerator Compressor

Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay
Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold

heatman101

Oct 01, 2010 | KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25INSS...

1 Answer

Kitchenaid Superba freezer side cuts out sometimes


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...

Refrigerator2_bing.gif Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4024657-refrigerator_condenser_coil_cleaning

Refrigerator Troubleshooting2_bing.gif Refrigerator Compressor
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3885294-refrigerator_troubleshooting

Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4023749-refrigerator_compressor_start_capacitor

heatman101

Jun 05, 2010 | KitchenAid KSCS25FKSS Side by Side...

1 Answer

My freezer temp registers 28 - 36, I cleaned out coils, I notice that there is a fan in the back bottom right side, not sure what should make that run. My Ice is slowly melting. I had the freezer setting...


That fan behind the refrig , is the fan that cools the compressor . It should be running any time the compressor runs . If not running , replace it . The center divider between the fridge and freezer ( front strip ) should be getting hot to the touch if the fan is not running .

Sep 11, 2009 | KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25INSS...

1 Answer

KitchenAid Side-by-side (ksrg25fkwh05) - Freezer not working


The odds are it is a circuit board problem...I had a huge Amana 27 cubic foot side by side and it did the same thing...I diagnosed the problem and replaced the circuit board ....which actually controls everything...one sure sign is to pull the unit out as the other person did and to access the back of the unit where the compressor is...(the comptressor should be on 85% of the tme....if it is not on and warm or hot to the touch then it is a circuit board problem....since compressors will continue to run if there is a defrost problem (most of them anyway), or an Ice build up, etc etc. I don't recommend a layperson trying to replace the circuit board (mine cost $115,) but if you do it is generally in the door mine was a long thin circuit board behind the fridge door handle. .P.S. the heat that the other person felt on the door and around the door seals is normal lots of people don't even know this heat strips exist until something haappens and they start feeling around...these heat strips are to prevent frost of ice build up where the door meets the fridge framd...which can happen due to the extreme temp difference between the two...(inside temp and outside temp).

I hope this has helped...good luck...Knowledge gives you a base from which to yield power over unscrupulous repairmen whop may try to take advantage of people.
Again ...good luck and let me know what happens.....Please rate me .....The Fang.

Mar 15, 2009 | KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25INSS...

1 Answer

Kitchenaid Superba compressor


The compressor relay is located on the compressor under a cover. Before you go to the compressor I would check for other problems that you can see and hear. If the compressor is running there is nothing wrong with its relay.
1. Check the condenser and make sure it is clear and free of dust.
2. If the compressor is cool or cold check for a bad temperature control.
3. Check the freezer compartment for frost on back wall.

May 29, 2008 | KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25INSS...

1 Answer

Kitchenaid Freezer not freezing completley


sounds like you might have a sealed system issue(ie.compressor, sealed system. check your user guide for warr inf you might stil be covered by manufacture for this issue

Jan 06, 2008 | KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25INSS...

Not finding what you are looking for?
KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25INSS Side by Side Refrigerator Logo

263 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top KitchenAid Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

mike cooper

Level 3 Expert

884 Answers

Todd Arndt
Todd Arndt

Level 3 Expert

2044 Answers

Are you a KitchenAid Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...