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batfried

Kitchenaid Refrigerator

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This is a situation of what we professional appliantologists call, "diagnostic ambiguity" which arises from troubleshooting complicated systems with insufficient technical guidance from the manufacturers.    Many times, a sharp tech on the scene can ferret out the problem using all his senses (smell, hearing, etc.) and logic.  This is the disadvantage in troubleshooting elusive problems through a forum.  

 

In these cases, where it is seemingly not possible to identify the specific bad component, you, as a DIYer, would go ahead and replace all components involved in the problem.  Since you have already replaced the compressor relay, the remaining parts to replace are:  

 

Cold Control: http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Temperature-Control-Thermostat/2315562/1175562

 

and the ADC board:  http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Defrost-Control-Board/W10366604/2210004

 

Both come with a 365-day, no-hassle Return Policy:  http://www.repairclinic.com/Layer/Return-Policy

 

 

And be sure to check for loose wire connections on the compressor relay-- I've found that before as you saw in the video you watched, commented on, and linked to in this topic:

 

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I have seen a few of these slide cold controls go out. See if the evap fan goes off when you turn both controls to the left. If not you have a bad cold control.

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