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Where is the thermostor located in fridge section of kitchenaid kfis25xvms1. and how do you replace it

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SOURCE: KitchenAid Superba fridge section not cooling, freezer is cold.

You have done a good job of attempting to diagnose by process of elimination, but this is a more complex system. I have provided some links below to assist you in diagnosing your problem. Links courtesy of www.repairclinic.com.

1. Ascertain that the evaporator fan is operational. This may be controlled by the Door Switch, (No.4) and could cause the fan to be inoperable.
2. Ascertain that the Fresh Food compartment light goes off when door is closed.
3. The air diffuser may be faulty by not controlling the air flow from the freezer properly

Tip: Always maintain dual temperature control settings at equal or +/- 1 setting position.

How refrigerators work:
http://www.repairclinic.com/0088_4_3.asp

You will need to verify operation of the following components listed below:

1. Evaporator fan motor
2. Air diffuser assembly
3. Light switch for refrigerator/freezer light
4. Door switch

Click on the links to identify the parts listed

1.http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-KSRS22F69913-%3d%3di921541&PartID=921541

2.http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-KSRS22F69913-%3d%3di827263&PartID=827263

3.http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-KSRS22F69913-%3d%3di438889&PartID=438889

4.http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-KSRS22F69913-%3d%3di586519&PartID=586519

Parts breakdown diagram:
http://www.repairclinic.com/Refrigerator-Side-By-Side-Appliance-Diagram

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