Fridge isn't cooling and the freezer is fine. Do I need a new housing assbly or Therm control or both? (also, you list 2 therm control part numbers - which is right for this model) Can I check one or the other with a multimeter.
Answer Hello Karl. The first thing you will need to check is if there is a defrost problem. If you see frost build up on the freezer back wall, you will need to test the defrost thermostat and the defrost heater 61006199. They should read closed for continuity. If they are good, and there is a defrost problem, you will need to replace the defrost control board 61005988. If there is no defrost problem, you will need to check and see if the damper is opening. If it is not, you will need to replace the housing assembly. You can test the heater and thermostat with a multi-meter TJMA-DM1. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. We would need your serial number for the thermostat control. Hope this helps. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html
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What are the steps to install housing assembly ap4069713?
Answer Hello Tim. 1. Disconnect the unit from the power
2. Open the fresh food door and remove
any items on the top shelf.
3. Set the fresh food control to the coldest
4. Remove the light shield cover by pulling
down on the back corners of the
cover and sliding the cover forward.
5. Remove the fascia/radiant shield
mounting screws. Remove the control
housing mounting screw at the back,
bottom center of the control housing.
Slide the control housing to the right.
Lower the control housing.
6. Disconnect the temperature control
housing electric quick disconnect.
7. Remove the temperature control housing
from the refrigerator and place on a
flat work surface.
8. Install new housing 61005971 in reverse order.