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Freezer cold/Not Cold in Frig KITCHENAID Model KBLC36MHS01

KITCHENAID Model KBLC36MHS01
Hi,  I pulled the damper in tyhe Frig as it is not getting cold. It is in the open position. Checked Evap fan in freezer, it is not working. No sign of significant ice buildup. Ordered new evap fan and installed. Let run four hours after plugging in. Not working. Unplugged, turned off remote on/off switch, plugged in and turned on remote start switch. Still did not come on. Also held door button down when freezer door was open. Still did not come on. Any idea what to do next? I need this thing up asap as our home is being sold. Thanks so much for assistance.

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  • trjohnson Oct 31, 2007

    No I have not. Don't have VM.  Where would the defro thermostat be near the heater coils on bottom? Thanks

  • trjohnson Oct 31, 2007

    No I have not. Don't have VM.  Where would the defro thermostat be near the heater coils on bottom? Thanks

  • trjohnson Nov 15, 2007

    Update to this issue. I was told that the evap fan in this model did not run through the defrost thermostat but instead directly to the cicuit board in the control panel. Since we had a lightning strike about the same time this thing conked out thought this seemed like a likely suspect. So I waited a week to get the part and installed new board and still no evap fan movement. I really need to figure this out asap please help!!

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I couldnt find a diagram of this frig.

Some of the evap. fans run thu the defrost thermost ..u could try by-passing thermost and see if fan comes on...  have you checked with volt meter if there was power at the fan motor?

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    Mike Johnson Oct 31, 2007

    be at the top of evap see if i can find a pci

  • Mike Johnson
    Mike Johnson Oct 31, 2007



    couldnt find a pic with your model but this is simular








  • Mike Johnson
    Mike Johnson Nov 15, 2007

    I think you need to spend the 15 bucks to get you a meter and do some volt and ohms check... cant help much if you cant tell what your getting or not getting in volts and ohms at different places... I would still by pass the defrost themostat just to be to make sure thats not the problem

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