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Offline JPG

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defrosting
« on: October 25, 2010, 09:40:07 AM »

I have a bottom mount basic fridge the element is good and the bi-metal is good, I assume the only thing left is the control board located in fridge section???, also ther is a thermister in the freezer section, that has nothing to do with the defrost circuit, right? ???  the unit will not defrost,   tks   JPG

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Offline schaffersapplian

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Re: defrosting
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2010, 12:10:47 PM »
on this machine, the thermistor is what cycles defrost, not the bi-metal, the bi-metal is a back up for a runaway thermistor.  I would change the board and thermistor.

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