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you have replaced this ? the temp control board ?
yes that is the control unit I replaced.
That's what I was afraid of.....Thanks for the information. At least with the temp control unit I can return it for refund if the old one still works fine. Sometimes the numbers light up and most of the time they would not. Now that its doing the same thing with the new temp control unit...so that tells me the old temp control unit is most likely still good.
Thanks again Bryan! -Chris
Turns out the compressor was also toast. It ran but did not circulate refrigerant through the system most likely due to clogged capillary tubes or just the compressor its self going bad. Friend in the industry said it may have run too long with the condenser coils covered in dust and dog hair and overheated the compressor for a long period of time.
I let the refrigerator run for 24+ hours but it still never cooled enough to even freeze a popsicle or make ice. Everything else operated normally, and the compressor was very hot, yet the coils were only room temperature, and one of the two lines going in and out of the compressor (high and low?) was barely warm while the other was room temperature. Again that was after running for over 24 hours.
Ordered a new refrigerator from Lowes. This one is done. New parts being returned and or sold on craigs list soon.
Thanks again for the help sorry there was more failure with the fridge than originally thought. The condenser fan and main control board were definitely bad though so that diagnoses was correct.