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3 beeps My refrigerator is making a 3 beep noise every couple of minutes. Also sometimes when I open the door (refrigerator or freezer side) it is dark (no light, no sensor lights at the top). The bulb is fine. Can you help?

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  • rlb2007 Dec 17, 2007

    I have the Kitchenaid KSCS25FSBL-B, purchased it two weeks ago from R.C. Willey....dark inside, makes a few ice cubes at random, no digital read-out, 3 beeps, every few mintues....seems to be keeping things cool enough on the refridgerator side....

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    Tammy Ayala Jan 09, 2008

    We had a technician out that took the light switch out and it did not solve the problem. He asked that we turn the ice maker to the off position to see if that solves the problem. Please advise.

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2008

    Ours is a KSSC42FMS01 and is two years old. Last week it beeped and the interior lights don't come on when the door(s) are opened. Pushing the overtemp button, lights come on and stay on for about 5 minutes with door closed. After 5 minutes the lights are again out.

  • Anonymous Jul 19, 2008

    3 BEEPS ALL INTERIOR LIGHTS OFF. LIGHTS ON OUTSIDE WATER/ICE DISPENSING AREA ON. 3 BEEPS EVERY FEW MINUTES. SERVICE IN A WEEK. CAN'T WAIT!!

  • mcwade Jul 21, 2008

    We purchased a Kitchen Aid frig off the floor at a reduced price as it was a "floor model."  Got it home and noticed a weird beeping that we could not identify.  We thought it was perhaps a smoke detector in the house that needed a new battery.  After going through the process of elimination, we discovered that it was the refrigerator.  It makes 3 beeps in succession in a random time period.  Quite annoying.  We are contacting the store in the morning.


  • klcampo Feb 08, 2009

    I have had this happen on this refrigerator twice in 4 months. Both times they have replaced both the main circuit board (in the back) and the display board. It solves the problem for a short time, but it seems like this is going to happen again. In addition to this, I have had the ice dispenser replaced, apparently it's another common problem on this model. My other problem is getting frozen foods in the refrigerator, usually on the top or back of the shelves. I'm thankful I got the extended warranty from Sears. One more call out for the beeping problem and they'll refund my money.

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We had the same problem. Our fridge was beeping and the lights would not come on. To stop the beeping and turn the lights back on we had to press the OVER TEMPERATURE RESET button. As soon as we did this, the lights came back on and beeping stopped. Hope this helps.

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Same exact problem here with my KSCS25INSS side by side. After 10 minutes the three beeps, open the door and all the lights are off, including the display lights. The manual states "The interior lights will turn off if either compartment door is open for more than 10 minutes. Simply close and open the door to turn on the interior lights." OK, so when I give the door a good firm shut, it usually resets back to normal, for another 10 minutes, then back to the same problem. Closer inspection of the refrigerator door shows that it is slightly lower than the freezer door. Maybe the seal is not good enough because it is sitting low and the refrigerator senses that the door is open. So, I raised the door a bit with adjusting bolt at the bottom right of the door. No more beeping, problem solved. Try this first before calling a technician.

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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We had the same problem and discovered that the fridge side door was knocked by the movers and consequently the door was not shutting the light off.  We only saw it because all the lights were out and we could see light escaping through the imperfect seal that was also a result.  I loosened the bolts, moved the door slightly so it engaged the shut-off and now no beeps.  

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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I have the same problem with kitchenaid model#kscs23inss. I just purchased less then a month ago(sept.12).It beeps every couple min. i open the fridge it is dark no sensor lights. I close the fridge ans open right back. the light comes back on and sensor is on. I called kitchen aid. because it is under warranty. they don't know why it is doing it. so are going to send the repair person to check it. I wanted to find out if it is normal beeping. I didn't find beeping anywhere in the manual.

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I have had this issue on similar whirlpool models with electronic controls and it has been the main computer (located in the unit compartment next to the compressor) every time

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