Question about Kenmore Refrigerators
A few yrs ago it did what many of these apparently have...the lights stayed on although doors were closed and nearly started a structure fire ,warping and melting light cover and control panel unit
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Sounds like you need a new display pwb. The flapper for the ice works on a solenoid which is on a little board that is behind the display board. When the power is cut the flapper should close as it is on a spring. I don't believe that there is any worries of it catching fire. Have a tech come and replace the board for you.
Posted on Jun 04, 2008
EFFECTIVE FROM(SERIAL NO.)
from 704MR***** to 801MR*****
Lamp Cover Melting Improvement (LG 3D Basic) / 2nd
PCB Assembly,Main /
6871JK1011D PCB Assembly,Main /
WINNER1 DISPENSER ENERGY STAR '08 C 3 Change Relay SPEC. 2 503F 3111JJ1001X Case Assembly,Display /
WINNER1 BASIC BRAND ABQ33905315 Case Assembly,Display /
SOLO PARA SERVICIO, NO PARA PRODUCCION C 3 Thermoprotector addition. 3 503F ABQ33905304 Case Assembly,Display /
ABQ33905315 Case Assembly,Display /
SOLO PARA SERVICIO, NO PARA PRODUCCION C 3 Thermoprotector addition. 4 409B 6912JK2002C Lamp,Incandescent /
60W 120VAC 0.40A 480LM - WHITE 6912JK2002E Lamp,Incandescent /
C 3 60W to 40W
Posted on Jun 12, 2009
I had the same problem with a kenmore elite fridge and recieved the same response from Sears customer service!!! File a complaint with your local BBB. Sears contacted me within the day and sending out a tech at their expense only after the complaint was filed. Good luck. Elana
Posted on Aug 13, 2009
SOURCE: lights stay on in fridge
HI. The door switch will be the culprit here.
The interior light in most refrigerators, and the fan in some, are controlled by a door switch. When the door is closed, the switch is depressed and the interior light goes off and the fan resumes normal operation. If the door is misaligned or the switch malfunctions, the refrigerator may become warm as a result of the non-operation of the evaporator fan and the heat generated by the interior light. Test the switch for continuity using a multimeter. Set the multimeter to the ohms setting X1. Place a probe on each terminal. The multimeter should change from a reading of infinity to zero when the probes touch the terminals. With the probes still touching the terminals depress the switch, the reading should change back to infinity. If it does not pass both of these tests, the switch should be replaced.
Posted on Dec 11, 2009
SOURCE: The light bulbs inside my
You have a bad main board with a relay stuck shut. Call an LG dealer and ask them if there is a service bulliten on your model. If there is, your parts are free.
Posted on Jan 22, 2010
Testimonial: "This is exactly right. Both the parts and labor were covered by LG, even though the fridge is almost 3 years old."
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