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Refrigerator & Icemaker Repair
Table of Contents
"How to Repair a Refrigerator"

1-1 HEAT FLOW AND AIR FLOW
1-2 DEFROST SYSTEM
1-3 TEMPERATURE CONTROL
1-4 WHERE DOES THE HEAT GO?

 

2-1 HOT GAS DEFROST
2-2 NON SELF-DEFROSTERS
2-3 CHILL-TYPE REFRIGERATORS
2-4 GAS REFRIGERATORS (AMMONIA SYSTEMS)

 

3-1(a) "GREEN" PLUGS
3-1(b) BEFORE YOU START
3-2. TOOLS
3-3. HOW TO USE A VOMAND AMMETER
3-3(a). TESTING VOLTAGE
3-3(b). TESTING FOR CONTINUITY AND RESISTANCE
3-3(c). AMMETERS
3-4. BASIC REPAIR AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

 

4-1. CONTROLS
4-2. CONDENSER AND CONDENSER FAN
4-3. EVAPORATOR FAN
4-4. FROST PROBLEMS
4-5. DEFROST SYSTEM
4-5(a). DEFROST TIMERS AND ADAPTIVE DEFROST CONTROL
4-5(b). DEFROST HEATER
4-5(c). TERMINATING THERMOSTAT
4-5(d). DEFROST SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR
4-5(e). DIAGNOSIS: DEFROST HEATER AND TERMINATING THERMOSTAT
4-6. WHIRLPOOL/KENMORE FLEX-TRAY ICEMAKER DEFROST SYSTEM
4-7. HOT GAS DEFROST PROBLEMS
4-8. UNEVEN FROST PATTERNS, OR NO FROST AT ALL
4-9. COLD CONTROL

 

5-1. POWER
5-2. CONTROLS
5-3. DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR
5-3(a). DEFROST TIMER OR ADC BOARD
5-3(b). TESTING THE COMPRESSOR FOR POWER
5-3(c). COLD CONTROL
5-3(d). WIRING AND ELECTRICAL
5-3(e). COMPRESSOR STARTING / ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS

 

6-1. DEFROST DRAIN SYSTEM
6-2. DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR
6-3. DRAIN PAN HEATERS

 

7-1. KID CAPERS
7-2. THE HOLE-IN-THE-WALL GANG
7-3. DOOR SEALS AND ALIGNMENT
7-4. MOVING DAY
7-5. A SHOCKING EXPERIENCE (MULLION HEATERS)
7-6. MICE CAPADES
7-7. ICEMAKERS AND IN-DOOR WATER DISPENSERS
7-8. SEE THE LIGHT
7-9. BAD ODORS
7-10. FIX THE LITTLE STUFF
7-11 STRANGE NOISES
7-12. FIRE IN THE FRIDGE!!!

 

8-1 ICEMAKER TYPES/
8-1(a) ICEMAKER OPERATION
8-2 DIAGNOSING PROBLEMS
8-2(a) SLABBING
8-2(b) SHELLING
8-2(c) BLOCKED (FROZEN) FILL TUBE
8-3 WATER SOURCE
8-3(a) FILTRATION & PURIFICATION
8-3(b) FILL SOLENOID VALVE
8-3(c) TESTING AND ADJUSTING FILL VOLUME
8-4 SLOW OR NO ICE PRODUCTION
8-4(a) FREEZER TEMPERATURE
8-4(b) POWER SUPPLY
8-4(c) WATER SUPPLY
8-5 CRESCENT CUBE ICEMAKERS
8-5(a) MODULAR CRESCENT CUBE DESIGN
8-5(b) COMPACT CRESCENT CUBE DESIGN
8-5(c) ELECTRONIC CRESCENT CUBE DESIGN
8-6 GE "BULLET" OR "BARREL" CUBE MACHINES
8-7 ADMIRAL-TYPE FLEX-TRAY
8-8 WHIRLPOOL/KENMORE FLEX-TRAY DESIGN
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