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Thermostat WP2315562

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PartSelect Number PS11740364
Manufacturer Part Number WP2315562
Manufactured by Whirlpool
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Product Description

Thermostat Specifications

Helps to maintain the proper temperature in the freezer and fresh food compartments.
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Troubleshooting
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Fridge too warm | Will Not Start | Fridge too cold | Fridge and Freezer are too warm
This part works with the following products:
Refrigerator.
This part works with the following products:
Kenmore, KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Maytag.
Part# WP2315562 replaces these:
AP6007252, 2161282, 2169507, 2175515, 2315562, W11035627, W11088945
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Angel
September 17, 2019
The refrigerator have problem to turn on and you hit the thermostat area and and turn on
For model number KSR25FKH17
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Hello Angel, Thank you for the question, I suggest checking the wires to make sure they are secure on the thermostat. If the wiring is good the Thermostat will need to be replaced. Hope this helps!

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Danny
June 3, 2019
Just started a few days ago... normally freezer 0 degrees and fridge at 34 and suddenly freezer at 32 and fridge at 45. played with slide switch for fridge temp, banged on front panel, started working and both cold... next day, same thing. did the same, moving slider roughly back and forth, left on Max, everything got frozen cold... later or next day, same. thermostat switch not moved in 10 years, always the same place, no issues. do you think it's the thermostat or control board or both? or something completely different? it's working now, but no confidence it will stay permanently.
For model number ED2KHAVT01
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Hello Danny, thank you for inquiring. For this symptom you will want to consider either the Capacitor part PS11757023, the Bi-Metal Defrost Thermostat part PS11750673, or the Relay and Overload Combination part PS11749877. We hope this helps.

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John
June 27, 2023
I purchased a replacement thermostat for my Maytag side by refrigerator. Part number WP2315562. The new OEM part has the electrical connections side by side and the the original one has them top and bottom. The new thermostat has the connections labeled C and L and the old is not labeled. My wires are orange and red. Which wire goes on each connector. Thanks
For model number MSD2572VEW01
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Hi John, thank you for the question. Based on our research, the red wire goes on the L terminal, while the other goes on the C terminal. We hope this helps!

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Reynaldo
October 19, 2021
OK thank you much I will try that, I tried and off brand thermostat just to see if work and it did not, u think it did not work because it was not the original whirlpool thermostat?
For model number ED2KHAXVQ01
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Hello Reynaldo, Thank you for reaching out. Yes, we recommend the OEM parts as the off brand parts normally do not work. Good luck with the repair!

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Dino
14 days ago
Replaced the original thermostat with WP2315562. The probe wire is longer than the original. Can such wire be cut to desired lenght? So far I installed it as is by making extra loops in the casing
For model number Kitchenaid KTRP20KDWH00
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Hi Dino, thank you for the question. Based on our research, you can not cut it. It is a pipe containing liquid under pressure, not a wire. You may need to coil up the excess out of the way. We hope this information helps!

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Dennis
April 3, 2019
Things in frig are freezing. Door between freezer and frig is working ok.
For model number ed5lvaxwq00
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Hello Dennis, thank you for your question. We would recommend replacing the Thermostat Part Number: WP2315562. If that doesn't fix the issue there could be a problem with the defrost cycle parts like the defrost heater, thermostat, or defrost control board. I hope this helps!

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Hadi
May 22, 2019
Hello dear, my kitchen aid fridge about 5 months ago did too cold and about 2 months ago long time did not start after play and shake temperature. did start again and it’s more repeat and dissolve with knock to control portion and again start 2 days ago kick off and never started please guide me is it about thermostat unit ir motir relay?? thanks ‘
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Hello Hadi, thank you for contacting us, In order for us to locate the correct parts and repair information we will require the model number of the unit. Once you have located the model number please feel free to resubmit the question and we will be happy to help you. Look forward to hearing from you!

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Steven
September 26, 2021
The freezer and fridge get normal temp but than both sides warm up on its own and the compressor is not running any longer. If you slide the fridge thermostat off and to the left and on again to the right its starts and cools and freezes like normal. I replaced the bi-metal evaporator thermostat already. What are your thoughts?
For model number ED2KHAXVA00
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Hello Steven, Thank you for the question. This sounds like the compressor is not kicking on and off normally to cool the appliance. We suggest testing the Start Relay and Capacitor on the Compressor. They provide the voltage or energy current required to start the compressor and keep it running. It allows the compressor in your appliance to easily cycle on and off. We hope this helps!

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WILLIAM
October 12, 2021
Refrigerator will run fine for a couple of days then stop. will slide the the adjustment bar to off and then back on and it will start working for a couple of days. what part do you think could be bad or going bad
For model number ED5LVAXWQ02
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Hello William, thank you for your question. We have researched the model you have provided, and we would suggest the Thermostat, part number PS11740364. We hope this helps!

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Mark
December 2, 2021
Was wondering if this is the part I need . I have a whirlpool refrigerator and it make cold air and blows it to both side but I have to turn it off and on by the temperature slide. Right to turn on and left to turn off.. worked for a day and now nothing works at all. Does not even turn on now??
For model number ED5LTAXVLOO
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Hello Mark, thank you for writing. This sounds like the Thermostat has broken for the model you have provided and the part you are looking for is PartSelect Number PS11740364. Good luck with your repair.

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Refrigerator was not cooling properly
Followed easy installation instructions which were helpful
  • JEREMIAH from ROSEVILLE, MI
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
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Freezer and refrigerator not cooling
Removed old thermostat and installed new one.
  • William from VERO BEACH, FL
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Frig food freezing
Removed shelves from frig and freezer. Removed cover over evaporator core in freezer and removed loom. Replaced thermostat by cutting out and connecting new part with connectors. Remove console in frig and replaced thermostat for frig temp. Also had to remove channel to expose freezer rod and capillary tube for thermostat. Took extra care not to kink tube. Reassemble both sides and adjusted correctly and plugged in. Both settings at normal and frig is repaired now. Obviously it took awhile for frig to get completely back to freezing and cold temp. Remember frig has not ran for days. Compressor cycles correctly now also.
  • Dennis from LAKELAND, FL
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
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Refrigerator quit cooling, freezer defrosted making a huge mess in kitchen floor
First, verified power supply. I have power at wall outlet, no power at compressor. Also noticed no condenser fan operation. Searched YouTube and watched a few diagnostic videos of how to test for proper operation of my model. Dropped the control panel down to reveal the thermostat switch and control board. Wiggled thermostat knob and compressor would work intermittently. Thermostat bad internally. Removed wiring connections, removed cover over temp.probe. slowly removed capillary tube. Removed plastic sheath from tube. Take your time installing new capillary tube into plastic sheath as not to kink and damage tube. Route the new tube back into position that the old one was in. Reinstall covers. NOTE: My wiring terminals on the new switch were in different locations but the switch was the same dimensions. I used a multi-meter to determine the correct wire locations on new switch and installed. Reconnected power and all works well now.
  • Kevin from ANDERSON, SC
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
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freezer freezes but refridge is warm
refridge never cooled good,replaced termostat and circuit board, works great probably over kill but better than waiting on parts. Very easy job, drop over head control panel , remove thermo very carefully after unhooking linkage to freezer vent to fridge, be carefull not to bend linkage, you will also have to remove 2 covers that shield thermo conduit for thermo that go to back of fridge. Board is very easily replaced when sitting on table but 1 plug gave me problems trying to release the plug, {hint} move side to side instead of moving up and down . The themo stat sencing tube install is kind of trickie too , just straighten the tube totally before trying to remove or reinstall the new sencing tube, you can form it during restlall in the fridge . It was good to see that fridge cooling back down to 34 degrees on less than mid setting. YAHOOOOOO
Other Parts Used:
Defrost Control Board
  • Richard from owasso, OK
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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food freezing in the refrigerator
Remove the front panel strip where the temperature adjustment lights show, use a thin screw driver to pot the strip out along the top. Use a nut driver to remove the control panel which contains the light, two bolts on the under side, two bolts on the front after the panel strip was removed. The control panel will hang down enough with the wires attached to allow access to the thermostat. Use a Phillips screw driver to remove the side cover where the temperature probe runs along the left hand side to the unit, one screw. You will find the temperature probe inside plastic tubing running to the back of the unit where it is wrapped around a Styrofoam holder with three plastic retainer clips on the top and bottom. Unplug the thermostat from its electrical connection. You may want to unplug the unit’s wall plus as this is 110 volt connection. Remove the two screws holding the thermostat to the plastic control panel; remove the fiber optic connection to the light strip that runs across the top of the thermostat. Remove the temperature probe from the 6 clips and pull the entire unit out. Remove the plastic tube from the old temperature probe and slide it over the probe from the new thermostat. The probe is approximately 26 inches long and you must take care not to crimp it as you slide it in the plastic tubing(warm the plastic tube with a hair dryer to reduce stiffness at the bend). Plug the wires into the new thermostat and reassemble.
  • Garry from Ochelata, OK
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
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Model Cross Reference
This part works with the following models:
PartSelect Number: PS11740364
Manufacturer Part Number: WP2315562
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