Refrigerator Defrost Heater Testing

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Refrigerator not defrosting? Freezing food? This video provides information on how to test a defrost heater on a refrigerator. The defrost heater is a commonly replaced part on a fridge that isn’t cooling properly.

Other commonly replaced parts when the freezer is cold but the refrigerator is warm are:

Defrost thermostat
Evaporator fan motor
Damper control assembly
Thermistor
Temperature control board
Main control board

All of the information provided in this part testing video is applicable to the following brands:
Amana, Frigidaire, GE, Kenmore, KitchenAid, LG, Maytag, Samsung, Whirlpool

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Applicable Parts

Defrost Heater Assembly
Dishrack
Heating Element
Heating Element
Heating Element Assembly
Evaporator

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