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Old 08-27-2009, 08:48 AM
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Model Number: ET8CHKXKB00   Brand: Whirlpool   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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Whirlpool refrigerator w/top mount freezer - compressor (cycles) off and on quickly at certain times. sometimes hear something click when comes on again. Refrigerator and freezer are cooling okay. Have already replaced the starter/overload relay and bimetal defrost thermostat but still have this problem. any idea what is causing this?


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Old 08-27-2009, 04:40 PM
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You probably need a new cold control AP3133073. Either that, or the control has a missing plastic sleeve that acts to increase hysteresis (dead zone in temp. response).
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Old 08-27-2009, 05:00 PM
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