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Fridge Warm? Defrost Thermostat Testing, Troubleshooting

Freezer is cold but refrigerator is warm? This video provides information on how to test a defrost thermostat on a refrigerator. The defrost thermostat 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 heater
Evaporator fan motor
Damper control assembly
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

RepairClinic has millions of replacement parts for appliances, lawn equipment, power tools, and heating & cooling equipment including washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, lawn mowers, snowblowers, furnaces, and air conditioners. Our customer care team is available to help by phone or live chat, seven days a week: 1-800-269-2609. We guarantee the fastest shipping possible—all in-stock parts ship the same business day. Return any part for any reason with our generous 365-day return policy.

In addition to providing replacement parts, RepairClinic.com offers free online troubleshooting information and DIY repair videos. Use our website to choose from a series of problems to discover the likely causes and the correct replacement part(s) for your particular model. Once you’ve determined the solution, our expertly-produced video tutorials will guide you through every step of the repair.

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