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Not cooling right

The bottom of the freezer will freeze fine but the top of freezer wont. we put in a new fan motor but it didnt help.

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Re: not cooling right

I had the same problem and a new main board fixed it. Make sure to cut the thermistor connection from pin 2 if you are updating from an old style board to a new style board. If you don't the fridge will not get cold but the freezer will. (Guess how I know)

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Re: not cooling right

Misty, if you put in a new fan motor you should have been able to see if the evaporator is frosted up. If it's one big chunk of ice, you have a defrost problem. Usually the heaters are the culprit. You can check it at the main board in back by using on jumper wire on the blue harness. Jump line to defr. This will send 120V directly to the heater. If the heater comes on, you have a board problem. Im assuming that the new fan you put in is working. If they don't come on, the heaters are probably the culprit. part number for the board is wr55x10174. If it's the heaters, part number wr51x10055. Catriver

Posted on Sep 29, 2007

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