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Refrigerator & Icemaker Repair

If you are looking for information on how to repair a refrigerator. Please look through the list of chapters in our refrigerator repair manual to start diagnosing common fridge repair problems. Most refrigerators are similar so if you do not know where to look we suggest starting at the first chapter refrigeration system basics and work your way through them.

Table of Contents
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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