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Need to relace thermostat on kitchen aid wine cooler kuws246ebl2

When removing the old thermostat, two wires unclip easily, but the third, silver wire seems to be soldered into the unit, and runs to the rear of the fridge and goes into the wall, does not look removable. how exactly do you replace the unit?

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Hi, The silver thing is not a wire. It is the sensor tube for the thermostat. The new thermostat will come with the sensor. Be sure and notice how and where the sensor goes in the wall. I hope this helps

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Posted on May 20, 2009

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