The refrigerator side of the appliance did not cool

ApplianceWhirlpool Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

juan From Weslaco, TX

Jul 23, 2009

15 out of 16 people found this instruction helpful

I discovered that the freezer was not defrosting automatically and the condenser coil was freezing up blocking the flow of cold air to the refrigerator side. I first replaced the thermostat thinking that it would be an easy fix but needless to say it didn't work. My indicator that it was not a successful repair was the continuing blinking of the filter change light on the control panel. Ultimately I had to replace the control board assembly to solve the issue.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Control Board with Bracket (Now subbed to Defrost Control Board)

Part Number: PS3504080

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