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Samsung rb215lash refrigerator compartment freezes everything despite the temp control setting at 46 degrees. I bought this refrigerator from a used appliance store and didn't begin using it until after the 90 day warranty expired. it froze everything in the refrigerator compartment from day one for me.

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Hi
the temp control got stuck during a cooling cycle if you replace the cold control it will solve the problem.
OR
chek this forum ,u will ve an idea regardin ur probs
http://www.applianceblog.com/mainforums/archive/index.php/t-38.html
OR
your thermostat is probably defective. is it an electronic or mechanical thermostat? there is a website called repairclinic.com. where you can enter your model number and get tech. help along with part #'s., its a very good website
however the refrigerator only has one thermostat located in the fresh food compartment it is designed to activate the sealed system (cooling) until it reaches approximately 37 deg f in the fresh food compartment. The damper controls how fast the cold air can move from the freezer compartment to the fresh food compartment. Allowing you to control the temp in the freezer by controlling the flow of cold air to the thermostat.

You have one of two problems.
#1 your thermostat is no longer opening when it achieves set temp. fix = replace thermostat pn 61005798 $35
#2 your damper arm or assemblie has broken. Fix = Replace damper or broken arm and actuator.
damper assembly pn12001377 $44
damper actuator pn 61002000 $2
damper arm pn 61001999 $2

thermostat actuator arm damper arm
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damper assembly

hope u ve got a detailed idea
regards

Posted on May 31, 2009

  • Anjana Batabyal
    Anjana Batabyal May 31, 2009

    hi

    damper assembly both pics r given here

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Fridge is freezing everything. Tried to unplug to reset, now front panel is blinking and won't do anything else. I have a rb215lash bottom freezer refriderator.


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The cold control needs replacing. Thats the knob with the numbers that turn the Ref OFF and ON.
What I do is call my local Appliance Parts Store with my model no. They are extremely helpful .
Get freezer and ref thermometer. Ref is probably too cold.
Freezer should be 0 to 10 degrees. Ref 33 to 35
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RUN WATER IN TUBE TO ELININATE BLOCKAGE AND CHECK
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