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Posted 15 January 2014 - 02:32 AM
Have you checked the return vent right above the crisper drawer? If it has ice buildup, warm fridge air can't get to the freezer to be re-chilled AND new cold air from the freezer won't be able to enter the fridge through the damper at the top.
You could do the 2 checks in the video that the Samurai demonstrated, but, I would make sure your damper is open AND your return vent above the crisper drawer is clear before following the video.
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From what I can see the return vent looks clear.Where is the other end of the vent go? The start relay is new. As of today the freezer is -10 and the refer is at 34.So everythings good for now.What got me thinking about the defrost board is that it can burn out the start relay. Might be worth it just to avoid the possibility of burning out of the new relay.Could I check for 12v coming off the board on this model Kitchenaid? KSRG22fkwh04
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: