refrigerator too cold

ApplianceKitchenAid Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

mike From ROSCOE, IL

Jan 29, 2013

unplug the refrigerator, remove all the items on top shelf, remove the face plate with small screw driver, pry only at the top; remove the screw for the trough and the screw on the louver housing the remove these parts; remove the face plate with small screw driver, pry only at the top and remove;use a 1/4 nut driver and remove the 2 screws in the rear top and the 2 in the front of the panel then unplug the connector at the top left by squeezing the tabs, at this point take 2 pieces of wire and put in the front screw holes to let the control assembly hang down about 4 inches, this will be adequate to prevent damage to the louver linkage assembly; then reach in to the styrofoam louver housing and remove the section of thermostat bulb tube , it is held on by 6 clips, and release the 2 clips inside the control housing to free the sensor tube on the old thermostat, remove the 2 small screws that hold the thermostat with a short phillips screw driver , pull out slightly and remove the 3 wires with needle nose plyers, noting the colors, at this point the thermostat is completly free; straiten the old thermostat tube out for easy removal of the plastic tube, staighten the new tube for easy installation of the tube noting that the bulb is about 1/2/inch from the end of the end of the tube at this point instalation is reverse of removal , be carefull not to put any sharp bends in the tube upon installation or this may damage the effectivness of operation.

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Part Number: PS992506

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