How do you install a Control Box Kit-Part # 5303918283
I have a Fridgidaire PLHS267ZCBO fridge and the Damper went. Need to install a Control Box Kit-Part # 5303918283. I'm somewhat handy and would like to try this on my own. Is this tough to do? Can anyone walk me through this? Mine keeps freezing, anyone have any help out there? the back hex screw does not want to come out...
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Drgerges, I ran into a similar problem but finally got the screw out. It was just tougher to turn, so I pushed hard and got it out. Anyway, I am getting ready to replace the damper kit 5303918283 on my 2003 GLRS267ZAW6 Frigidaire, and my concern is with the thermostat wires that go over in the freezer compartment from the damper opening. They seem to come out, but I am concerned that I will not be able to put them back through. Looks like you just went through this work a few weeks ago. Any thought, hints or suggestions? Thanks.
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I have a similar problem with my Frigidaire side by side. Couldn't move that last recessed hex screw for the life of me but after rechecking its size and seeing that it's the same head as the other hex screws I just pushed really hard on it while unscrewing and it worked. It is a lot longer than the other hex screws holding the assembly, maybe that's why. After doing this exercise I am feeling more confident that I can do this repair and will go ahead and order the replacement damper assembly kit. Good luck with your repair.
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Hello, There has been a couple times, Frigidaire was sending out the wrong control board in the
correct box ( believe it or not it happened to me 2x ).. finally i had
to call ELECTROLUX directly and had them send me the board direct to
customer.. i believe that the 4 is because there is a wiring issue with
one of the microswitches where the damper motor is and it will not allow
the damper / control board to recognize "open" position ..I don't know how old your fridge, but in this case you should get a tech out with some testing equipment. Thanks Mike
The damper control which is the control for the refrigerator has gone bad not letting the damper door close to control the airflow into the fresh food section. the part number is 5303918283 at a price of about 245.00. To me this is rediculous but that is the manf suggested retail. It should be a crime to charge so much for this particular part. Soory on the cost but it is the problem.
the lines have to come off.there is a screw that holds the rear cover on,in the back.remove the screw and the cover should drop down and expose the lines. there is also a screw that is between the hoses up front under the cover thats hard to see....the hose have john guess fittings that secure the hoses to filter bracket
the conrol for tempt is in the front up at the top. fresh food side . two screws will relace the control panel and is attached to the side panel that also has controls for air and the adfc unit .. / when you go to your parts dist . ask if there is a update kit for this model / I think you will find there is . it will include both thermo and all electrical -pre wired ect. it a great kit and makes it easy . control pt# 5303918283 / wil sub to kit if there is one .. ****
My Maytag (side by side) had a similar problem, turns out to be the damper door. The freezer does the cooling, there's a damper door between the fridge and freezer that opens and closes to control fridge temp. Find the damper door and prop it open. If the fridge temp drops overnight, you'll need a new damper ***'y.
i just had the same call today
i ordered the damper control because it seems at times more air comes in and than at time like 30 seconds later nothing and the fan is working
its not mine fridge but what you can do take the freezer side upper shells off the ice maker on(not necessery but i thought it was easier) and take off the little cover which is covering the damper it has two screws and look inside of the opening and you'll see a damper, turn up the fridge and see if the damper moves and you can turn down the fridge and see if the damper is moving if not you need a damper!
sounds like the tempreture thermostat in the fresh food is not sensing the tempreture properly, or the damper assy. is not closing or stuck open. you need to replace the thermostat for the fresh food section or the damper. their is a control box kit available
by frigidaire part # 5303918283 that will solve your problem.it has the fresh food thermost,the frz thermostat the damper and the board all together it retails for 235.99 -299.99. seen it at sears for 179.99. ,price just recently went up on these kits we still have one left for 129.99 + tax. + shipping . shop around and search for the best price .you will need that part # to search for part. good luck contact us if you need to orer or have any aitional questions. thank you