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Lights Out When replaced my light bulb it just flickers like it is not get full voltage and the display gos out on the the control panel if I leave the bulb out everything seems to work ok..

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  • beckners Feb 05, 2008

    I have the correct light bulb I have 2 bulbs 40w/ 120v both doing the
    same thing. If I screw the bulb in the control panel gos out.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2008

    I have the same problem just exactly as described. However the suggestion that is offered is of no help because that is exactly what kind of bulb we have tried to replace it with. It is an appliance light bulb with the correct voltage. Please let me know if there are any more suggestions.

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Please see solution at diychatroom.com. Search "whirlpool fridge flickering"

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Maybe the bulb is not compatible with a frigde itself. It is not like a convential house bulb that you can plug it on the socket and it will light up..
since these special light bulbs has low voltage.

if you want, you click this link below to purchase the right bulb.
http://www.kitchenaid.com/catalog/accessory_category.jsp?cat=1665

hope this will help yah!! Goodluck!!

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