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Motor not going on at all anymore

10 year old fridge. yesterday noticed that the motor didn't go on and fridge started to warm. was able to unplug/plug and changed both the freeser and fridge to colder setting. fridge went on then worked fine hit shutoff temp overnight and has not turned back on since. there is power; no noise whatsoever and seems like a thermostat? can i replace just the thermostat? where will i find it in the fridge?

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  • steve_j_mill Jul 23, 2009

    thank you aasc. Whirlpool ED25PQXFN02. Bought new in 1999.

  • steve_j_mill Jul 23, 2009

    thank you aasc. Wl'pool ED25PQXFN02.

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Need brand and model number .

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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    Mike Smith Jul 23, 2009

    The thermostat pt# is 2198202 and is the refrigerator control in the panel at the top of the refig section . If you tap on the control and the refrig comes on , then this is the problem . Remove the 2 knobs and pry the cover , top first , off , Then remove the 4 , 1/4 screws to remove panel , Remove the side cover and rear damper cover , and you'll see the thermostat tubing kind of coiled around the damper . Installation is reveral . Be sure to disconnect power to refrig first !!

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Your starting relay may be defective.
It may have a solid state starting relay. Remove the relay and shake it. If it rattles, it is bad. May be able to replace it with a Solid State Relay Part # 32330

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