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Had to replace the overload switch/relay on our whirlpool fridge, ED5PHEXMBOO. The replacement part does not look like the piece I took off(which was fried on the inside). I ordered the part from sears, part #4387835, and doubled checked it against a picture I found on another web site for the same thing. The problem is I don't know how to match up the right male to female plugs on the relay. No instructions with the part and the relay prongs are numbered 1, 2, 3, 4 with 4 being the small prong.

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Your thermal overload (thermostat) is bad if the oven powers up when you jump across it.

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Sounds like the relay switch. Light works, fan works, but is not cold. Also if you smell a burnt metal very strong smell. Relay switch must have burnt.

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hey Bob I'm gonna steer you in a differnet direction. does you refrig have electronic controls or just plain ol adjustment knobs? If just plain ol adj knobs try turning the both knobs all the way off then all the way back on to the coldest setting. then firmly tap the knobs with the handle of a screwdriver or butter knife especially the one that actually has the off postiton. this is the thermostat and i'm thinkng it has gone bad on you. you mentioned that nothing was running so if the compressor relay was bad you would still hear fans running. 
if this doesnt work I would need you to give me a model number off of the unit so I could point you in the right direction and help you do some continuity tests. thanks peyton

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