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Why does my KitchenAid refrigerator temperature fluctuate?

Just a follow-up to my refrigerator not cooling consistently. I paid a visit to the Just Answer website. A tech there suggested that since the thermistors were replaced, the control board was replaced ...
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Does over refrigerator cabinet need support at both ends?

Whether it does have adequate support is unknown. It certainly can be adequately supported from behind and above. Whether that involves adding some hardware or not would be something for you to ...
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Why does my KitchenAid refrigerator temperature fluctuate?

The fan/fan motor (W11396715) would be the most suspect (remaining) part on this model, to me, since the freezer and fridge evaporator sections are separate. If the fan fails to start sometimes, ...
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Fridge thermostat replacement - resealing?

Is the current wiring sealed in some way? If not, you have nothing to worry about, simply pull the wires, connect and go. If so, replicate that sealing method. It's likely that there's a foam or ...
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How to connect fridge to existing water line

Unscrew the male-male coupling from your existing water line and the line from the fridge should then screw right in:
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Are there refrigerators on the market that will happily live on a GFCI circuit? NEC 2023 code issue

The source of the problem The problem with refrigerators is they are a motor load. Motors are inductors. If you know basic electronics, an inductor is the converse of a capacitor: a capacitor ...
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Are there refrigerators on the market that will happily live on a GFCI circuit? NEC 2023 code issue

I am pretty sure that most refrigerators do NOT normally trip GFCI (ground fault) or AFCI (arc fault) protective devices (combined with receptacle or breaker). There are, however, a couple of concerns ...
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Does a Dometic RUA8408X fridge need external power when running on gas?

This is the information I received from Dometic support and an independent technician ... The RUA series of fridges requires a 12V supply to operate the electronic power boards, the lights, and the ...
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What part needs to be replaced when fridge gets too warm or too cold at times?

I had a similar problem and had to replace the damper door control assembly. Basically it's a vent that opens/closes based on the temp within the refrigerator section, letting air in from the freezer....
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Does a Dometic RUA8408X fridge need external power when running on gas?

From the manual:p43 Power Input: 325W (240VAC) or 275W (12VDC) Power Consumption: 240VAC :5.8kWh/24h 12VDC : 420Ah/24h So, yes, it has to be plugged into some power source.
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Kitchen Aid fridge/freezer dispenses 1 ounce of water when pressing ice

This issue is caused by the ice door motor. When the ice lever is pressed, this causes the motor to open the ice door for about two seconds. While the motor is running, it sends noise back into the ...
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What part needs to be replaced when fridge gets too warm or too cold at times?

All the refrigerators I have seen have only one refrigeration unit and thermostat driving the freezer, with an adjustable air vent to control how much freezer cold gets to the fridge part. Your ...
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