My Refrig. is freazing up in the back of freazer, starting to run all the time, is it the Bimetal defrost that controles this or the module part 2169337? If its the Module where is it located?
Answer Hello E. Davis. You will need to test the heater 2315530 and the bimetal 4387503 and make sure they are good. They should read closed for continuity when cold. If one of these are open, they are bad. If they both are good, then you will need to replace the defrost timer 2183400. It is located inside the control assembly. You will need to remove the screws holding the control assembly in place to access the timer. You can test the heater and bimetal with a multi-meter TJMA-DM1. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. Hope this helps. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html
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Hello. I have the refrigerator model 106.70844102. three times in different days at the morning I found the refrigerator totally defrosted and after cleaning it started to work again normally. I checked the power cord and plug and the power outlet and all was OK. I wonder if you can help in finding the problem.
It sounds like the defrost timer may be the issue of the unit not cooling. When the unit shuts down if you go into the refrigerator section and on the bottom of the control there is a hole that you can insert a flat blade screwdriver and turn the dial the unit should kick on. If it does then the timer would need to be replaced.
What would cause the ice to melt then the water to refreeze.
Answer Hello Doug. It could be the cold control sticking or the defrost timer sticking on the unit. You will need to check both parts on the unit.
For several years my freezer evaporator coil would freeze up and refrigerator would stop cooling. So I would defrost it and it would go back to working fine for several months. In the past few months it freezes up in a few weeks. I thought I would change out the bi metal thermostate but decided to ask you first. thanks
It sounds like you may have a defrost problem with the unit. Check and see if there is any frost build up on the back wall of the freezer. If so, you will need to test the defrost heater and the defrost thermostat. They should read closed for continuity when cold. You can test this with a multi-meter TJMA-DMT3. I will include a link at the end to assist you how to use the multi-meter if needed. If both parts are good, you will need to replace the defrost timer. Once the problem is repaired, you will need to thaw out the ice on the coils before the unit will operate properly. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html
Bought the new bi-metal defrost, (8210372) Whirlpool. Take the reading across the two wires and got continuity (zero ohm). Is that normal.? I expected it should be opened when warm.
Answer Hello Henry. No, it should read open when warm and closed when cold. Make sure the meter is set on the right setting for continuity. It should beep when both leads are touched together to read closed.
Bimetal Defrost are pink and brown, but the part is blue and light blue?????
Answer Hello Bert. The wire colors do not matter. The Bi-metal 4387503 is a closed circuit. As long as the temperature when it opens is the same, that is all that matters.