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Replacing defective thermostat on kelvinator 2 fridge freezer

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  • John Sells May 11, 2010

    kelvinator side/side frost free refrigerator model 510

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Fridge not working,regulator is under repair.can u suggest the services in hyderabad.

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SOURCE: Candy CPCA270FFK Thermostat replacement

if your refrigerator is in warranty than contact your service authority......or if you had purchased it by your own than ...... my friend! the thermostart does'nt have any warranty

Posted on May 14, 2009

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how do you adjust the freezer door on a Maytag side by side 26 cu ft refrigerator?

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Sounds like you have two different problems. 1) If the freezer is freezing up on the lowest setting, sounds like your thermostat is bad. As the thermostat is a passive device it should open the contacts and turn the entire fridge/freezer off when satisfied (temperature set is temp reached). Sometimes the thermostat will get stuck and not turn off. If you can get to the thermostat remove it (plug pulled out from wall,PLS) turn the dial/knob slowly you should hear a click, if not give the thermostat a tap on the side a few times. Sometimes this will unstick the contacts. If not replace thermostat (can be costly) I suggest you check it with a meter before replacing. 2) It also sounds as if the defrost timer maybe stuck or defective, the defrost thermostat, in the freezer may be bad and/or the defrost heating coil. All of these parts are easily checked with a meter, once you find them. You will need to defrost the freezer first.
You didn't mention what brand of animal we are working on. If it is an Amana or similar they have a damper between the freezer and the fridge which is thematically controlled. They all go bad and when they do they shut (usually) trapping all the cold air in the freezer and everything in the fridge is warm. If this is the type you have find the model number look up the freezer damper part # and replace it, however first remove it and see how the freezer reacts. For if the thermostat is indeed defective the compressor will run continuously and you will freeze up non the less.
By the way, there is no way to turn off the freezer and use the fridge only, as they use the same coils and compressor! If you have 2 settings one for the freezer and one for the fridge all the freezer control does is open and close the damper door, as per the temperature setting.
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F&P has a support page for manuals, etc., here. I found a fridge / freezer user manual, here. F&P maintains that this manual is applicable to all of their fridge / freezers, so don't be put off by all the model numbers covered (the P120 model is specifically listed however).

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