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Defrost timer location

Where is the defrost timer located

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  • terriahrens Sep 04, 2008

    adaptive defrost encl part #61005988 for maytag MSD2556AEA where do we replace it?

  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2009

    i have model frs26zrg, i need to know where the defrost timer is located

  • santiagogero May 11, 2010

    Defrost timer location for White Westinghouse Electrolux WR3606D/DT 2 door.

    Nature of Problem: The freezer start to freeze for 2 days with air blowing at the compartment then after there is still ice/snow but air stops from blowing and my ice tray filled with water was not freeze.

    The same as for the refrigerant compartment it reduces it cooling system.

    Can you give me an idea where the problem are?

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Need to know the make and model...

GE are in the top right back
Frigidaire are under the toe plate left and right also in the back by the compressor. cheaper frigdaire are in the middle center top refer... so you see they hide them in a lot of places..

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

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SOURCE: defrost timer location on Kenmore model 106.56542400

carry control board part#2149705

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Defrost timer

http://www.us1internet.com/FRS24XGCW2_141846.htm

The above URL will take you to an exploded view of the controls. Look at number 23 which will be located behind toe plate below door on the left side. That is the defrost timer. Rotate the clutch head screw Clockwise SLOWLY until you hear a loud click. That is the defrost timer starting the defrost. If the unit restarts after 18-22 minutes and defrost does not take place you problem is most likely the defrost thermostat.

Posted on Jun 20, 2008

fossilruins
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SOURCE: trying to locate defrost timer

on your frigidaire model, look on the front left on the bottom. for some info on your frig, see:

ftp://ftp.electrolux-na.com/ProdInfo_PDF/Anderson/95310918.pdf

page 10 item 23. hope this helps.

On the maytag defrost timer: it's probably beside the cold control in the plastic housing on the ceiling of the FF section.

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

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SOURCE: maytag fridge defrost timer location

its not a timer , but an adaptive defrost control board, in the upper rigth hand side of refrig compartment, atop the control housing heres the part number 61005988.

check this site ==> http://www.fixya.com/support/t1330051-defrost_timer

Good luck,
Tony Ip

Posted on May 28, 2009

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SOURCE: ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE DEFROST TIMER. DO U KNOW

Up in the console with the light bulb and cold control is that there defrost timer. Number 12
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Posted on Jan 01, 2011

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Where is the location of the freezer defrost timer


The defrost timer is usually located in the top of the refrigerator compartment or in some older models its located in the base of the unit. Normally you will see a small 3/8" hole in front of the timer that is used to move the defrost timer manually with a regular (flat type) screwdriver.

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If your model you listed is a TFX27PRBWW it will have a defrost timer located in the fresh food compartment and behind the controls. It's location is 257 in this photo HERE I would like you to turn the timer clockwise slowly until youi hear the compressor and fans stop. This should put the refrigerator into defrost if the defrost heater is still working. Did you hear any crackling or sizzle when place into defrost this way? Wait up to 35 minutes for the timer to come out of defrost and it should restart the refrigerator compressor and fans. If it does not come on automatically then simply turn the timer slowly clockwise again until they do restart. If you need to turn timer again to start refrigerator you will need to replace the timer=> WR9X489 Defrost Timer
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If the defrost timer is not the problem then we move to the freezer side, remove the rear panel of freezer and defrost the frost covering the evaporator as in this photo HERE The model TFX27PRBWW takes a=> WR51X10055 Defrost Heater Assembly
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found inside the fresh food section and behind the control panel. Click HERE for the location. Part location number 648 is the defrost timer. Location number 618 is the=> WR51X10038 Defrost Heater Assembly
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and that is the location number 620 found HERE First I want you to try turning the defrost timer slowly clockwise until compressor and fans stop. Leave like this up to about 30 minutes. You should hear crackling and sizzle noise inside the freezer. If after 30 minutes the compressor and fans do not restart this will indicate the defrost timer and that part will need replaced. Try that first and let me know what happens. I will be here to answer questions if you like, Thanks Sea Breeze

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Hello,

The timer is located in the fresh food section. Open the refrigerator door and look up, its in the control housing.

You can purchase the defrost timer at the link below.

GE Defrost Timer Link

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Where is defrost timer located


If you have a defrost timer you can test it. It can be located under the fridge behind the kick panel on the front. Some are in the fridge with the controls at the top. You can turn the defrost timer till it clicks and everything shuts down. The heater should now come on. If it does, replace the timer because that means the timer is not running. If it doesn't, check the heater and defrost thermostat. Turn the timer again till everything starts back up to end the defrost cycle.

If you have an adaptive defrost control instead of a timer, replace it if the heater and thermostat test good. It is located in the fridge with the controls in some models and on the back in others.
You can post your model number into one of several appliance parts sites on the internet and search for defrost components to find your parts.

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Hi

The defrost timer is sometimes found behind the front grill of the refrigerator. It may also be found behind a cover plate inside the refrigerator or freezer, in the temperature control console, or behind the refrigerator near the compressor.
The timer is usually held in place with one or more screws. Remove the screws and gently pull the timer out far enough to disconnect the wiring connector.
Locate the timer switch and turn it clockwise until you hear it click. One click and the refrigerator shuts off = defrost mode, second click the compressor and fans come back on = run/cooling mode.
*Some defrost timers are a constant or continuous run timer, which means when ever the refrigerator is plugged in the defrost timer is powered up and running. Some defrost timers are an accumulative run timer, which means when the refrigerator is off the defrost timer is off and not running, when the refrigerator is running the defrost timer is running. This is also sometimes called a demand defrost. The power for the defrost timer goes through the cold control first on an accumulative defrost system. The timers are often the same but will be wired differently to get the different operations.

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Defrost timer


http://www.us1internet.com/FRS24XGCW2_141846.htm

The above URL will take you to an exploded view of the controls. Look at number 23 which will be located behind toe plate below door on the left side. That is the defrost timer. Rotate the clutch head screw Clockwise SLOWLY until you hear a loud click. That is the defrost timer starting the defrost. If the unit restarts after 18-22 minutes and defrost does not take place you problem is most likely the defrost thermostat.

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