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Whirlpool SD20 Freezer Intermittent Temperature Malfunction with Alarm Alert

We have a Whirlpool SD20 RSB33 Side by Side

 

The freezer side is now periodically malfunctioning; unit 3 years old. The fridge side appears to be working fine. The freezer alarm sounds and when we press the OK button the alarm stops. However the freezer temperature does not return,

 

When we unplug the unit for an hour or so and then re-connect, the freezer returns to the desired temperature within approximately 15 minutes.

 

The unit works fine for about 12 -24 hours and then the same thing happens. This cycle has now been going on for a week.

 

We have checked the seals, verticality of the unit, thoroughly vacuumed the lower sections front and back (first removing the grill covers).

 

Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2007

    S20D RBB32

    Same problem. I have read it's down to faulty capacitors on the mainboard but I need advice on how to swap these out.



    The display alarmed. It is now acting as first power up waiting to get to temp. No freezer temp displayed just two flashing dashes [ -- ]. The sense sign is sometimes on. It seems to be keeping cold but not as cold as it should be. I'm ore than happy to replace boards etc but need some advice.

    I took off the internal panels, defrosted etc. It was ok for two weeks or so and then the same problem returned.

  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2007

    S20D RBB32



    The display alarmed. It is now acting as first power up waiting to get to temp. No freezer temp displayed just two flashing dashes [ -- ]. The sense sign is sometimes on. It seems to be keeping cold but not as cold as it should be. I'm ore than happy to replace boards etc but need some advice.

    I did take off internal panel, defrost etc and it was ok for two weeks or so, but now same problem is back.

  • talman828 May 20, 2008

    Just brought a new freezer off someboby and have found out the fridge/ frezer is about 6 months old. recently the freezer has stopped working with the same problems as the other people, no temperature display and food has defrosted, can you help?

  • benliuk Sep 21, 2008

    Mine is the S20D RSS33

    Same Problem, Freezer alarms sounds.

  • Mandiz2392 Oct 27, 2008

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    I have just bought a graded Whirlpool Frbb2vaf20 American Fridge freezer & are having problems with the freezer. It doesn't seem to want to freeze. We put it on the fast freeze & it then flashes -- & it then states the temperate & about 1/2 hour later the alarm beeps & it flashes --. it doesn't freeze anything, however it does produce the ice cubes. We have had this problem since we purchased it 2 days ago.

  • John Broderick May 11, 2010

    There is a guy in South Yorkshire who can repair these boards.

    john-broderick at hotmail dot com

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Hello! I have Whirlpool S20d rss33a/g, nomber 858615810010 and I need from two new plates - electonic plate and back plate.
Do you know from where I can buy it.
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Apologies, the above two guest comments are mine, not sure what happend!!

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