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Model # kssc42qms it keeps cycling the compressor turns on and off and temp setting lights the blue ones go off & on not the refrigerator light

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if needs sealed system repair problaby cheaper to buy new. try removing the back wall of freezer section, is there excessive frost build up??? is the fan behind tere even running(if not replace hte fan). if theres frost built up hten look for a defrost problem. Perhaps a defrost timer, defrost thermostat, or even a bad heater assy. if you remove to coil adn find a ball of frost in 1 corner nad rest of evaporator is clean and dry, thats an indicator of sealed system problem

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Set the freezer temp control to MAX cold and see if it improves.
If not replace the off/on thermostat.(cold control)

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Your cold control(thermostat) is bad.

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you have a low coolant problem(freon). I would suggest a refilling of coolant gas by a service tech

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Unplug it before it catches on fire and change the board .

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Faby 2 compressor turns onand immediately it shuts off again


could be one of many problems. the most common is the 4 minute timer that keeps the compressor from short-cycling. open up the right front panel and the timer is gray and almost circular and near the top of the inside. with the machine off, unplug the 2 long, thin blue wires that go to the motor of the timer, but do not unplug the orange, light blue and brown wires going to the timer. now turn the machine on and using a flat head screwdriver, turn the slotted head in the front of the timer clockwise until the compressor turns on. now the timer is disabled, and the timer isn't that necessary. if you still have a problem and all switches are on, you may have a blockage in the high side refrigerant line and the higher pressure triggers the compressor to shut off

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Sounds like youve lost all your refrigerant, compressor will just keep running till it reaches the set temp. turn it off & call a repairman or buy a new one.

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The compressor and fan won't come on but there is power supply working for the lights


Without your MAKE & model number; all I can do is tell you what can cause this symptom.

At the end of the defrost cycle the defrost control is supposed to get a signal from either a 60 deg bi-metal thermostat or thermistor (depending upon make & model) That signal starts the clock either mechanical or electronic that signeals the compressor to start. The fan automatically will run when the compressor runs. If the defrost thermostat or thermistor is not working correctly the unit will start a defrost cycle but never finish so it completly defrosts.

The termperature control will also cause this symptom. If the corntacts in the temp control fail the compressor will not restart.

Just from reading your symtoms I think you have a problem with one of the following:
1. Defrost thermostat or thermistor
2. Defrost control
3. Temp control

Most of the time it is either 2 or 1 above in that order.

If you respond with a make and model number I will use that to determine if there is anything you can do at this time to troubleshoot.

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The fridge & freezer has started to get warm it was 8deg above the recomended temperature & then the light starts to flash,we have cleaned all around it,taken food away from the outlets in the...


it can be a defective thermistor,a defective cold control or compressors short cycling(not running long enough) or the evaporatorin the freezer is frozen up and cant keep temps constant

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My refrigerator keeps turning off


It could be a defective defrost timer if you have lights and NO fans running nor compressor starting you maybe able to tell if it shut off about every 5-8 hrs. Now if it shut off after every cool cycle then I would tap the refrig temp control with a firm tap if the frig starts then it is a defective operating thermostat.

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I have a bottom freezer fridge that all the lights work on but the fan and compressor are not turning on.


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Check the temp.control, set it at 1/3 of the range. If Temp. settings are OK, then it could be your timer or relay.

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Kenmore AC compressor on and off while outside unit fan running


If the out door fan keeps running and the compressor cycles off that would be the overload in the compressor.
What keeps the windings cool is the refrigerant back to the compressor.
For the overload to cycle it would have to be either not enough cooling back to the compressor or high amp draw, which could be the metering device (txv or orifice) or low on charge, or other things would be a bad capacitor, sometimes a bad start relay not staying open, when compressor gets up to speed or anything causing the compressor to draw high amps.
To check the refrigerant, he needs to check the superheat at the compressor it should be appoximately 12° to15°, and next time the compressor goes off if you shut the power off and feel the top of the compressor and if it's hot 130° or higher it's probably refrigerant.

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Turbo cool will not turn off in GE side-by-side refrigerator. Replaced circuit board...still stays on


There are three temp sensors in my GE side-by-side model GSS20IEMDWW (two in the freezer and one in the fresh food side). Replacing the temp sensor in the fresh food side was enough to allow the compressor to finally turn off.

For me, the problem manifested with an iced-over evaporator coil inside the freezer compartment. Since the compressor never cycled off (presumably because the temp sensor was providing faulty data about the temp inside the fresh food side, thus causing it to continually attempt to cool), the coils were constantly chilled. Eventually the ice on the coils would block the air flow and the freezer side could no longer freeze

I purchased a pair of inexpensive thermometers from a kitchen store and put one in the freeze and one in the fresh food side so I could occasionally look at the temps to see if it made sense for the compressor to be running - ie, was it really a warm-enough temp for cooling to be required, or was the computer reading faulty sensor data.

Six months later I also needed to replace both temp sensors in the freezer compartment. My refrigerator is about seven years old. I would recommend replacing all of the temp sensors just to rule that out.

http://www.partselect.com/AdvancedModelSearch.aspx?ModelNum=GSS20IEMDWW&mfgModelNum=&fkMfgID=2

Your model may be different, but this will give you an idea of part numbers and relative locations of the parts.


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Motor never turns itself off


If by motor you mean the compressor itself then no, it should not run all the time. The compressor should run until the thermostat senses the temp. is at where you set it then turns off the compressor. A couple of possible things... if the unit has a leak in the refrigerant then it may run almost continuously since it can barely reach the cold setting you have selected. Or the temp. sensor thermostat may be bad and the unit doesn't know to turn off. There is also a defrost cycle that happens about every 12 hours for a few minutes (depending on make/model on how it works) but that should also turn off the compressor and fans until the defrost cycle is completed. Basically it should turn off when the temp. setpoint is reached or when it's in the defrost cycle.

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