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Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! I suspect there is an issue with the main control, like a wiring issue or a shorted component. If you look closely at the wiring connector from the door with the control (under the hinge cap), is that connector secure and in good shape?
The connector is under the hinge cap on the right door hinge (top of door). What part number board did you install?
Thatt is the correct board, thank you. Let me know on that connector.
BINGO! That connector is bad. Unplug the refrigerator and you may have to splice those wires together unless you want to replace the entire door if the connector cannot be cleaned up with a toothbrush. Nice work!
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All that corrosion around the wires means poor or no connectivity.
It never closes so that you cannot post back to it. Try cleaning the connector first before cutting...
How far up the protective sleeve does that white "gunk" go? You may have a wiring issue farther up in that sleeve. The connector definitely showed signs of trouble, though.
That looks good. So, we need to determine if we are getting any voltage to the front board. Do you have a meter to perform any testing with?
Sorry, I lost my internet last night. On the main control board, there is a terminal labeled J4. Measure between pin 2 with the red lead from your meter to pin 3 with the black lead. looking for 12 volts DC. If you have that voltage, that means the main board is energizing the front display board, so there would have to be a wiring issue. Let me know what you find.
Verify the connection on the pictures below. If that is the case, the main board is faulty.
Okay, keep me posted!
It is part of the board. It sounds like something may be damaging the board.
Only the electronics are 12 VDC, and the fans. I can send you the complete service manual but can only do so in a secure screen. I will send the option.
The board has to have the input from the display to run the refrigerator. There is an issue somewhere in between the door control and the main control.
There has to be something causing the board to drop that output voltage. Something is shorted.
Not exactly, no. Some component or a wire shorted in the cabinet. It will require you test every component and wiring circuit to trace the short.
I do not have access to a board diagram to know what circuit that resistor is in. Often times, the evaporator fan is cause for burnt resistor but I am not sure which one. Was the fan running prior to the resistor burning?
Can you upload a picture of the bad resistor on the board?
Yes that is a bad Evaporator Fan resistor, you need to change the EVAPORATOR FAN and that board and all will work fine again. Very common issue.
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Yes those resistors run the evaporator fan motor, you need to replace that fan motor and that board and it will all work fine again.