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Author Topic: Frigidaire french door light problem.  (Read 6685 times)

Offline HAS

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Frigidaire french door light problem.
« on: January 17, 2013, 10:47:47 AM »

I have a French Door Frigidaire unit  # fgun2642lf4 I am having problem with the lights in the fridge section ( no lights at all.)  Does anybody have the service manual or some helpful advice what could be the problem. We have changed the main control board on the bottom fridge and still nothing. Can anybody help.
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Re: Frigidaire french door light problem.
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2013, 10:57:00 AM »
I have attached a copy of the tech sheet.

What is the part number of the main control board you already replaced?

Looking at the wiring diagram the refrigerator lights get power directly from the refrigerator control board and there is of coarse the door switch that kills the power to the refrigerator lights.




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Re: Frigidaire french door light problem.
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2013, 12:16:00 PM »
The board # is 5303918502 . thanks for the tech sheet the fridge did not have one.
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Re: Frigidaire french door light problem.
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2013, 03:36:17 PM »
AJ, Want controls the lights in the fresh food section besides the main board?  What shuts them off and on when the doors are open and shut. The lights are Not LEDS they are regular lights.
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Re: Frigidaire french door light problem.
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2013, 03:40:08 PM »
The tech sheet says...
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Refrigerator door opening is determined by magnetic switch on user interface.

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Re: Frigidaire french door light problem.
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Re: Frigidaire french door light problem.
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2013, 03:59:00 PM »
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Refrigerator door opening is determined by magnetic switch on user interface.

I wonder if the magnetic switch is on this board then, part # 242048304

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Re: Frigidaire french door light problem.
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2013, 05:10:20 PM »
Yah,  the magnets are in the sides of the door.  they have to line up properly for the lights to go out.  keep in mind that on alot of these new fridges the light will turn off if they are on for to long.  make sure the doors are aligned properly.  disconnect power from the machine, and turn it back on.  if the lights come on, you know the doors are not lined up correct.
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Re: Frigidaire french door light problem.
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2013, 06:53:03 AM »
Found the problem, a loose wire on the main board underneath the fridge. Thanks for all the advice guys.
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