How to Test a Defrost Timer

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All modern refrigerators now come with a built-in timer that turns on the defrost. This melts the frost on the evaporator and prevents it from building up inside the actual appliance. However, if you notice that frost is starting to build up, then a malfunction may be happening not with the entire defrost system, but with the timer. If you …

Why a Refrigerator Light Keeps Going Out

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Having to replace a refrigerator light bulb every few years is something you should anticipate having to do. However, having to replace a refrigerator light bulb every few weeks because it burns out or even explodes? Well, that’s not normal and is a sure sign that you have a problem. If your refrigerator light bulb keeps going out or has …

Why is the Outside of My Refrigerator Sweating?

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A little bit of moisture inside your refrigerator can be expected if you, for example, just finished putting away groceries or loading a week’s worth of meal prep inside. However, the last place any homeowner expects moisture is on the actual outside of their refrigerator. Exterior refrigerator sweating may or may not be caused by a fixable issue, but if …

Fixing a Freezer That Keeps Icing Over

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If you have a frost-free freezer, like most modern freezers, you may never see a layer of ice inside. However, the day may come where you open it up and find a huge layer of frost or frost build up that is slowly taking it over. When this happens suddenly in your frost-free freezer, you have a problem that needs …

How to Replace Your GE Refrigerator’s Main Control Board

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Your refrigerator’s main control board manages almost all of the functions. It keeps the temperature settings just right, stops the cycles from going too long, and even regulates the ice machine. If your main control board shorts out, you could be left with a refrigerator that doesn’t work right or doesn’t work at all. Order replacement part #WR55X10942P and follow …

How to Replace Your Samsung Refrigerator Compressor Start Relay

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One of the biggest emergencies you can have with your refrigerator is that it suddenly stops working. Because there’s a lot of different moving parts, there’s a lot that you need to check on. But if you hear a clicking sound coming from the bottom of your refrigerator, that list just got shorter. That clicking indicates that the compressor’s start relay …

How to Replace Your Icemaker’s Shut Off Arm in a Kenmore Refrigerator

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If your ice maker won’t stop making ice, the shut-off arm might be too bent to function correctly. If it’s no longer in the proper shape or it’s broken, order replacement part #WP67004028 for a new shut off arm for Kenmore refrigerator ice makers. Then follow these quick steps to install it. 1. Unplug and turn off the water supply. Whenever …