Question about Refrigerators
Thanks for using FixYa. Before you begin to replace your defrost thermostat, makesure you disconnect the appliance's power supply. The easiest way to do this isto unplug the unit from the wall. Alternatively, you could trip the appropriateswitch in the circuit breaker panel, or you could remove the appropriate fusefrom your home's fuse box.
Please check your refrigerator's defrost thermostat in this picture--
Click on the image to zoom in. It is located under the floor of the unit. The thermostat is wired in series with the defrost heater, and when thethermostat opens, the heater shuts off.
The cover plate over the coils needs to be removed. Now remove the freezer door, and then the screws so that each side of outer fridgecover is detached. This will to enable cover plate to slide out. (Outer walls have to be pried out alittle). Defrost thermostat is located behind coils.
Also check the Defrost Timer which is located at bottom offridge frame next to compressor. A couple of screws and unplug and plug in new part. There are two wires leading from the thermostat. They areattached to terminals with slip-on connectors. Gently pull on the connectors torelease the wires from the terminals. You may need to use needle nosed pliersto help you. Do not pull on the wires themselves.
Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.
Posted on Sep 27, 2009
This fridges have an electronic temperature control instead of a thermostat.
They have a set of thermic sensor in icemaker or water container.
They also have a temperature sensor in the defrost system, doing the same as the usual defrost thermostat.
This model should be the same , or very similar to yours.
Posted on Sep 27, 2009
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