I have a new timer. Where can I get the diagram for this refrigerator? Thanks
Answer Hello Marcel,
If you remove the kick panel the wiring diagram should be on the right side under the unit. This is the most common place for the tech sheet to be on the unit. Some models will actually have the tech sheet on the kick panel, (on the back side of it).
I have replacement timer 482493, but do not have the wiring diagram for the refrigerator. Can you tell which terminal the black wire attaches to?
Answer Hello Chris,
Place the black jumper lead to the number one terminal on the defrost timer. This will be the middle terminal of the three that are closest together.
The refrigerator and freezer do not stay cold enough. The coldest the freezer gets is to about where the refrigerator should be. Do you think it is the defrost timer or something else?
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
Thank you for the rapid response to my question, but I think you might have misunderstood my problem. The ice and frost is building up under the front part of the ice bucket and down around the top part of the ice slide. It sticks to the left side of the fridge and falls down on the frozen foods in my freezer. It builds up under the ice bucket and makes it hard to open the door. This is why I believe it is the defrost timer, but I am not a technician. OK Thanks
It is possible that your icemaker may be leaking which would cause the issue of water leaking from the bin into the ice chute and down the side wall. It is also possible that the issue could be that the water valve is not fully closing and causing the icemaker to overfill and run out. You can test this by taking the cover off the icemaker and allowing it to cycle by putting a jumper wire between T & H on the motor module. This will allow the unit to run through a cycle. Pull the ice bin out and check to see when the icemaker fills with water whether there is water dripping from the bottom of the icemaker and make sure that the water valve is shutting off.