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Fridge wont defrost and the silver wire going to a round silver thing in the fridge is off

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  • muskox Apr 30, 2008

    the silver wire in the fridge is going to a silver small round shaped thing what is it the thermostate. the wire more like hard wire is off is this why my defrost wont work ty

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It sounds like your thermostat sensor is what you are referring to. It should run to a small 1 inch piece of alluminum that keeps an average temperature. That makes your refrigerator stay more constant. That would not cause your refrigerator to have a defrost problem.
The three main parts of the defrost system are the defrost heater, the defrost thermostat and the defrost timer. One ore more of these are almost always the problem.
Please send us more information and we can narrow it down. Good luck. mca0824@aol.com

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