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Krff302ess01 - been repaired twice. Freezer keeps working

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krff302ess01 - been repaired twice. Freezer keeps working but frig gets warm. Now the temperature is up to 45 degrees. Bought this in April 2016. What to do.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Joel and will be glad to help you today.

when the unit starts getting warm in the fridge are the compressor and fans still running, if so can you open the freezer and tell me if the fan in the freezer is running and also do you happen to see ice/frost built up on the back wall of the freezer?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Everything appears to be running and there is no frost. The first time they replaced the evaporator fan and the second time they replaced the brain. Lowes say after 3 service calls for the same issue they will replace it.
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

well the only other thing it can be is there is a damper in the refrigerator compartment that is suppose to open and close based on the temperature of the unit, if the damper is staying closed or not operating properly due to a failed damper motor then no air can circulated to the refrigerator.

Refrigerator Damper Control Assembly

Part #: W10594329 -- click here

I would have them come back out under warranty and replace the damper assembly and if that does not do it make them replace it.


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Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

here is the exploded parts diagram to give you and idea of the location of the damper its listed as part 15 on the diagram - click here

Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
I was just getting back with you, I see the question is still open and I have not heard back from you is there something else I can help you with?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have called for repair. Thank you for your help.
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

You are welcome please rate the answer before leaving, thanks again.