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the refrigerator seems to be not working. freezer seems fine. control is showing 6&7 lit but no lights on fridge side of control
I feel cold air coming from both vents in the back of the unit
Yes.. frosty and a bit icy on the back panel
frost from the bottom to above the upper freezer rack
I have a multimeter. What do I need to do to check it
how do i check the defrost heater? Is there any way to reset the defrost mechanism through the control board in back?
is the freezer panel to remove the back panel or inside the freezer itself?
i replaced the part you showed me, 6615jb2005c, The same issue happened again. What do I check next?
Relist: I have a Kenmore bottom freezer 795.79004.901. freezer is cold, fridge is warm. I already replaced the defrost thermostat and the problem came back. Also, lights 6&7 on the freezer side of the control panel are lit, nothing lit on fridge side and nothing can be changed on the control panel. HELP!!!!!
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If the part you replaced did not fix the issue, you will need to go back to the cooling coil again. You will need to defrost the coil. Next take you volt meter again set to continuity, and test the wires coming from the black calrod heater under the cooling coil. If the heater does not have continuity, then it is bad. If has continuity, then it is good. If heater checks good, then you will have to replace the main control board. The heater comes with a new cooling coil. You would need a technician to replace this for you. If the heater was not bad, then replace the control board. Pull the fridge out, and remove small cover on back of unit after unplugging the fridge, replace board. The part# is EBR41531310 around $150. The cooling coil/heater is part # 5421JJ1001A, about $100. Please give me a great rating if this information has assisted you. If not, please respond back for more information....Thank you
Ok. Thanks. Heater element has continuity so I'm leaning towards the control board. The evaporator fan was running when I plugged it in so I assume that is not the problem either. Just wondering about the defrost timer, or if there is one on my model and should that be checked before i spend more money on a part that isn't broken
ok. so the timer is built into the control board, is that correctt? Not a separate unit
Sorry, it was night time when you responded back in my time zone. You can get the board at repairclinic.com. If the board does not repair the issue, I believe they have a return policy for control boards.
I cannot remember if this model had another sensor attached to the cooling coil, or not. But, if so, you will want to replace that with the control board as well. You can rate me a great rating if I was able to assist you. I am not stealing this question from Barry, just wanted to respond back to your question to me. Thank you. You are in good hands with Barry...Good luck with you question