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Thermostat, Defrost

Part Number: AP4247470
MFG Part Number: R0161088
Made by: Whirlpool
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$33.15
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Genuine Whirlpool part. Whirlpool brands include Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Magic Chef, Admiral, Norge, Roper, and others. See all items in Refrigerator Defrost Thermostat, Sensor.
Whirlpool also makes various appliance models for Sears / Kenmore.

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Part Number R0161088 (AP4247470) replaces 10544005, 12017806, 12017816, 12017823, 67003693, 992, AH2167866, EA2167866, PS2167866.

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Defroster Stanislaw S. • Mountain Top, PA • July 27, 2014

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Freezer and fridge not cooling Danielle V. • Midland, MI • July 18, 2014

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How to Replace Thermostat, Defrost #R0161088

Step by step instructions on how to replace a Thermostat, Defrost #R0161088 for Refrigerator made by Kenmore, Maytag, Amana. Note: This video is intended to give you the general idea of the part replacement procedure. Your appliance may differ depending on the manufacturer and model.


 

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I have a side by side Amana refrigerator which I purchased in 2001, it slowly started not keeping the freezer cold. I took the back panel in the freezer of, and the coils on the evaporator was only frosted up just past the defrost thermostat, I turned it off and unplugged the both fans the one under the unit and the one in the freezer compartment and the turned it back on and let it run for 15 minutes. The when I checked all the coils were cold, however when I plugged the fans back in and let it run, it got heavy frost only just past the defrost thermostat.

T. D. for Model Number ARS2367AS

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I changed control thermostat, defrost timer, and now realize I think the problem is in defrost t-stat or element. freezer cools for a day, then slowly warms up next day. The evaporator [I think #0053 in diagram] in back, of inside freezer, ices up and the fan above it does not come on until I thaw with hair dryer, 60 seconds later fan comes on and starts cooling cycle again.

John W. for Model Number SRD23VW

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I have a 12 year old Kenmore elite refrigerator and both the freezer and refrigerator sides are not cooling. Although, the evaporator fan and compressor are running great. Do I need to replace the defrost thermostat? I've checked door seals and cleaned out the dust under the refrigerator. What else can I do? Help! ex-soccer Mom.

Thao M for Model Number 106.54209300 kenmore elite refrigerator

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I have a kenmore side by side the temperature in both side are not cold enough.The coil in the back is moist. what part would i need to order.

Dod for Model Number 59658547890

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I have an Amana side by side. The freezer coils in the back continue to freeze up. I have taken the hair dryer to unthaw it and it freezes up again. I have also noticed that the fan in the back of the freezer is always on. It has done this 3 times before. It seems to not defrost. What part would I need to order?

Deb for Model Number ASD2624HEB

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Where is this part located and how do I replace it?

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