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Replace the panel cover and plug in the refrigerator. Replaced cold control thermostat. Locate the thermostat using the owner's manual for your refrigerator. Ice Machine, Freezer, Refrigerator & Air Conditioner (1). The temperature controller in your fridge determines just how cold the refrigerator compartment can get. When it arrived the next day, I then pulled off the control knob, unclipped the cold control, unplugged the three wires to the control, then removed the styrofoam insulation blocks holding the thermocouple wire and then removed the thermocouple wire to complete the removal. Empty your emergency cooler or retrieve your highly perishable items from the freezer compartment and return them to the fridge. & Catalog Icons, Account Change Replacement Refrigerator Thermostat For Whirlpool WP2315562 AP6007252 PS11740364. Details about 5304513033 Refrigerator Temperature Control Thermostat Replacement Part. But when the fridge stops obeying your preferences or, starts cooling irregularly, there’s a problem. This item has been successfully added to your list. I ordered a new one from Maybe you like it almost-icy, maybe you like your fridge a little warm. With that done, you can retrieve the control knob and set it (facing the correct direction) back onto the post. If there was an insulation sleeve you saved, place it over the new sensor tube now. Replace any shelving you removed. When accuracy and timing are crucial, the AcuRite 00986 Refrigerator Thermometer fits the bill. Of course, you’ll want to gather your tools before you begin so that you are ready to tackle each step of the repair as it comes. Reference your photo and possibly your notation tape to make sure each wire is connected to the new thermostat exactly the same way they were connected to the previous thermostat. Operation now normal. I had to defrost the ice off of the back wall of the freezer with a blowdryer. JavaScript must be enabled in order for you to uses this site. Operated more consistently however not completely reliable. Thanks to, the parts were an exact match. When you unpackage the new temperature control thermostat, take a moment to straighten out the sensor tube. Replaced start relay and defrost timer assy. There are two things you need to do before the repair gets started. Adjust the temperature dial within the fridge to test the operation of the new thermostat. Ultra Durable 2198202 Refrigerator Cold Control Thermostat Replacement by Blue Stars - Exact Fit fo… Be sure that the thermostat you purchase is designed for your refrigerator model. © Copyright 2020 Hearst Communications, Inc. Fridge got warm and freezer coils were frosted. At most, you wipe it down and maybe even clean the condenser coils from time to time, but the fridge hardly changes. Is Your Microwave Broken or Just In Need of Cleaning? Both freezer and refrigerator stopped cooling, Ice box and freezer would not get cold,the back wall of the freezer was covered with ice, inconsistent compressor and condensor fan operation. 1. Removed the nut screws holding on the controls on the fridge side. Plug your refrigerator back into the wall or flip the breaker switch back on to restore power. You will see several screws securing the control panel housing to the top or side of your fridge. View cart for details. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. And it just might be with your temperature control thermostat. Something went wrong. Make sure you seal the ends of the wire crimps so moisture doesn't get in and corrode the connection. Pull the two thermostat wire connectors gently off of the spade or pin terminals with a pair of needle-nose pliers. Compressor Start Divice kit, I took off back lower panel with the 1/4 inch nut driver, on the compressor their was a wire hook that held the starter in place used my plyers to unhook, pulled the unit off plug the new unit in reappled the clip it was so easy I had to exame it severl to time to make sure that was all their was to it. For side-by-side refrigerator/freezers, the thermostat is often on the back of the unit, whereas for over/under units, the thermostat is more likely to be under the fridge. Been good for a couple months (knocking on wood). Using the supplied butt connectors, strip the wire ends on color matched wires (should be a dark blue or black) and crimp them together. AcuRite 00986 Refrigerator Thermometer with 2 Wireless Temperature Sensors & Customizable Alarms for Fridge & Freezer, Standard. This is a fairly simple repair, one that anyone can do with nimble fingers and a screwdriver. You will need to keep your food safe and you will need to cut the power. Suggested site content and search history menu. If your ice is cold but not icy and the fridge thermometer is within five degrees of your preferred temp, then your repair was a success. Fridge is a side by side. Prepare to Replace Thermostat. I unplugged the refrigerator, then opened the door and removed four screws holding the plastic electrical panel to the interior top of the main refrigerator compartment and noticed the cold control was corroded badly, apparently from moisture in the panel. Plug the refrigerator back into the wall. You can find the right part by looking up the manual for the make and model of your refrigerator and it’s a list of replacement part numbers. When purchasing a replacement thermostat, you will need the model number, serial number and model code of your refrigerator. Set it aside for now. Repeat with the other wire. The defrost thermostat kit comes with the clip, leads, and heat shrink. Item Information. This would have saved me time from using my multimeter testing various components. There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time, Showing slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES} - Shop by Color, Showing slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES} - Shop by Brand. Unless, of course, you need to reset the temperature control thermostat. put the cover back on and turn the refrigerator on and it has work great, I did not install the Bi-Metal Defrost Thermostat it was not needed. So I ordered from partselect and installed it and it fixed the problem. Remove any items from the top shelf and then use a screwdriver to free the housing. This repair guide explains refrigerator temperature control replacement for a control thermostat installed in the control housing of a refrigerator. Took of back of freezer wall with nut driver. This little piece tests the temperature inside the fridge which allows your refrigerator to allow more or less cold from the freezer to blow through. All brand logos are trademarks of their respective owners. Most foods will be safe but if you have anything highly perishable, you will want to put it into a cooler with ice or possibly your closed freezer compartment during this time. Find something to support the housing with so that it does not dangle from its wire. To access the defrost thermostat for this repair, you will need to remove your freezer shelves, as well as the back panel of your freezer.