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Broke small pipe going to freezer compartment

I was defrosting my unit. There was a chunk of ice stuck to the bottom. After I got the chunk off, I discovered there was a small piece of piping that went to the bottom of the freezer compartment, which is now broke. The refrigerator is not working now.
Is this a part I can replace?

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  • pottk Feb 08, 2010

    Since posting this, I found the tube in question to be the capillary tube for the thermostat.
    I am now looking at replacing the thermostat. Not a cheap option either.

  • pottk Feb 09, 2010

    No worries. I initially callled it a pipe and in my follow up comment called it a tube. The item in question is about 1/8" in diameter. I'll have to replace the thermostat (Haier p/n RF-7350-59). Something that did not make it to original posting is the fact that the refrigerator in question is a compact refrigerator. When I did the original posting, the page showed something to the effect, "Enter your question about your Haier BC-50BKP refrigerator". For whatever reason, that information did not make to the original posting.

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Good day,
No reasonable repair possible. That is a refrigeration line. The repair would exceed the price of a new unit.

Defrosting these machines should be done with a fan only.

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

  • John Hall Feb 08, 2010

    That kind of mistake can happen when you're a thousand miles away, and can't see the real problem. Sorry, but those sort of things can happen here. How small is a small pipe, and is it really pipe ????

  • Joe Schmough Dec 07, 2014

    No, it's not. It is a wire used for temperature control.

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