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rheawood  
#1 Posted : Thursday, February 2, 2012 6:27:20 AM(UTC)
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my whirlpool side by side fridge will run then turn off. stays off long enough for ice in door of freezer to start melting. i have been taping the side of it to make it come back on. we replaced the defrost timer & it still is doing it.
what could be wrong with it
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jakob81  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, September 11, 2012 12:10:10 PM(UTC)
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I am having what sounds like the exact same problem. My unit shuts off about every four hours and I have to bang on the side to get it to come back on.
Simon / APP Team  
#3 Posted : Tuesday, September 11, 2012 1:42:39 PM(UTC)
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Hi.

This time replace the cold control Part number: 2315562
Part number: 2315562


That should take care of the problem.

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Simon.
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#4 Posted : Tuesday, September 11, 2012 1:43:54 PM(UTC)
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And for you, Jakob - I need the model number unless it's the same as above.

Simon.
jakob81  
#5 Posted : Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:01:43 AM(UTC)
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And for you, Jakob - I need the model number unless it's the same as above.

Simon.


Thanks for the assistance! My model number is ED5FHEXSS00.
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#6 Posted : Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:16:04 AM(UTC)
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Hi.

You need the same part number.

Simon.
jakob81  
#7 Posted : Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:28:29 AM(UTC)
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Thanks Simon. I'll get mine ordered asap. Can you help me understand why banging on the side of the unit makes it work when this piece is deffective? Also, is this something that will be simple for a layman to install?
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#8 Posted : Wednesday, September 12, 2012 12:19:08 PM(UTC)
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The banging shakes the control and close the contacts.To replace the control you need a 1/4"nut driver and basic skills.

Simon.
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