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Our freezer and fridge just quit working too

I went to get ice cream and opened it and found it looked like spoiled milk and we checked everything and the freezer and fridge felt like room temp. my mom said somebody probably left the door open all night but the freezer had gotten really cold before this happened and gave frostbite to some of our meats and i was wondering what had happened to it...

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  • krissy901_83 Sep 07, 2009

    Is there any possible way to find and fix the thermocouple without using a repair man b/c we're broke right now...

  • krissy901_83 Sep 07, 2009

    Is there any possible way to find and fix the thermocouple without using a repair man b/c we're broke right now...

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It sounds like the thermocouple has gone faulty. This is part of your temperature control system. Best to have it checked out by an appliance repairman. Good luck, Dana

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

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    Dana Newcombe Sep 07, 2009

    Tes, it's a matter of unscrewing the old one and screwing in the new one then just threading it to where it came from. However you're going to have to remove panels and the such to get to it and it can get very confusing, also you'd have to empty the contents of the fridge into a cooler for some time. The thermocouple is a long aluminum collored tube about the thickness of a Q-Tip shaft. It will be the only piece of the mechanics of the fridge that fits that description.Just trace it back to where it mounts and change it over. You may, be able to find it at Home Depot or Lowes, but you definatly can get it from the manufacturers site online.

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