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Howdy - Gotta Kitchenaid side by side that wasn't cooling on the frig side. Freezer was fine. Diagnostics pointed to

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Old 09-17-2011, 12:25 PM
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Howdy - Gotta Kitchenaid side by side that wasn't cooling on the frig side. Freezer was fine. Diagnostics pointed to a faulty evaporator fan, which i replaced after confirming the impedance was out of spec.

Still waiting for the unit to cool down, but have noticed that the fan is being triggered by a relay in the upper section, which is cycling several times a minute. Not sure if this is indicative of a faulty control board or thermistor or something else?

Any insights? Thanks in advance for your help....


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Old 09-17-2011, 03:49 PM
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Thermistor would not cause a failure like this. I would replace the control board AP3962998
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thanks Richappy - i was guessing the control board in the upper unit - AP4411082 - any chance that i may need to replace that too?
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Yes, you are right, missed that board. The other board acts as an interface to the driver board that contains the relays, AP4411082 probably bad.
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