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I have a whirlpool custom series frig & the bulb has gone out. After switching it with 2 new bulbs with no results, I wonder if there is an electrical problem? Additionally, what appears to me to be wiring that seems to lead from the bulb box to a box in the back of the frig has started to make a "ticking" noise. Can YOU HELP? KariAnn

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Yes KariAnn,
I have replaced 3 of these this week already, its the control box,lower left corner inside white plastic box, when light bulbs blow out it surges& the control board is ruined, its quite common, replace it with a new board no need to replace the cover or box with a new one, go to appliance parts pros or call 1-877-477-7278, the cost will be about $85.00 with shipping included, UNPLUG REFRIGE FIRST, and remove control board(2screws) on back of refrige, take off plastic cover and unplug 3 wire harnesses and install new board put cover back on and its good to go......if you have any other questions I'm at dmftrucker@yahoo or 24/7 Appliance Service (608)214-5632....Regards Daniel

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