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Frig quit working.....unplugged....plug back in and it works for.about 3-4 days then quits working again....did this 4-5 times in a month with the same results. I have replaced the thermostat in the freezer & the temp. Control.board in the frig section........could it be the switch on the side of the compressor......what else is there the replace.....?????

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Have u checke the defrost heaters in the frezzer. also the termnation switch with the heaters.. if they dont work then it dont defrost and it builds up ice and wont work properly. ok

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  • superoofr Feb 16, 2011

    It quits freezing completely....but if I unplug it. Then plug it back in. It works like it should. For a couple days....Almost like it switches to the defrost cycle but then does not switch back to the frost cycle. Is there a bad switch some where that I am missing

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