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Which way do the connectors go on the control board?

We are putting in a new control board.

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Hello Verlaine;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.
Please let me help you.
You received the new control board in a silver anti-magnet bag. Hopefully, you have not removed the control board without grounding yourself first. You ground your self by rubbing your hands over something that is steel. Static electricity will kill the board.
The connectors on a control board are proof. Each connector is designed to fit a specific plugin.
After you have located the control board, refrigerator unplugged,
Usually, a 10" x 8" cover plate on the back of your refrigerator.
Ok, you have removed the control board cover plate. You will see the control board is mounted on white pins. On these pins are 2 legs protruding. With one hand squeeze the first pin, Pushing the pin legs in. With the other hand pull the control board forward toward you. Go around the board until the board is free.
Systematically, with the new board, take one connector off the old board and put it one the new board. Repeat this until all of the connector are on the new board. Push the new board on the white pins to secure.
Why do you think your problem is a control board? Send me the model number of your refrigerator and tell me what the issue is.
The manufacturer recommends a surge protector. All appliances like you computer with control boards should have a surge protector. You can get individual wall socket surge protector at Lowes or Home Depot for about $15.00.

Posted on Nov 12, 2014

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You should be able to reconnect the ribbon. There should be a plastic piece that you push back away from where it connects. Re-insert the ribbon and then push the plastic piece into the connection. This plastic piece holds the connection tight. If it will not stay in after trying this, replace the ribbon. You can get one at www.partselect.com for $9.30 + shipping. Good luck

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Hello Sherry;
My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.
1.) If the refrigerator shut down for 20-30 minutes:
Your refrigerator goes into a defrost cycle every 8-10 hours. The refrigerator shuts down for 20-30 minutes. At this time, you have a heater under your freezer cooling coils (Evaporator). The heater turns on and melts the frost off your cooling coils. Then the refrigerator turns back on. This is where you get the term; "Frost Free".
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I have faith in you Sherry, lets replace it:
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