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Door left ajar overnight,bottom emitter in freezer still cold&frosted,a motor running,is it fan or compressor,i.e.,which needs replacing,P.S.model3SRD21VW-how old is it!,worth replacing?

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This could be several things, compressor, mother control board, defrost heater and defrost thermostat. I will help you find and fix your problem with the refrigerator if you like. Feel free to let me know, Sea Breeze

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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    Solution #1 You will need to unplug the refrigerator and remove the back panel inside the freezer. Check for ice or a frozen over evaporator coil. If frozen defrost and we will need to examine the defrost heater at the bottom of the evaporator. It may have a glass tube covering the heater element inside. I want you to check to see if it is burned out. The part number for the defrost heater is WR51X10042 You please let me know what you find. If the element is burned out I recommend you replace it and the defrost thermostat part number WR50X10068 You and order the parts by clicking the link below and entering the part number into the part number search feature and click FIND IT. Let me know what you find, Sea Breeze PART NUMBER AND MODEL SEARCH FEATURE Here is a photo of the defrost heater. WR51X10055 Defrost Heater WR55X10656 Mother Control Board

    posted on Jul 30, 2009

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