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Kitchen Aid refrigerator model KSCS25INSS, freezer thermistor location

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Does anyone know where the thermistor is located on a Kitchen Aid refrigerator model KSCS25INSS? Freezer too cold (-10 when set at 0), and therefor so is the refrigerator too cold. I see it listed as a part, but not sure where it is exactly. Thanks!

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different model KSCS25FKSS00 also shows one the back wall of the Freezer,

half-way down, under the same type of cover

KSCS25INSS wiring diagram shows one in each Fridge and Freezer

parts list & diagrams only show Fridge # 7

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It's in the beer compartment:

20110613-qpeys9jp9rhbpdgyy82p7g6t78.preview.jpgClick for large view - Uploaded with Skitch

But that's probably not your problem. I'd check out that damper first, make sure it opens and closes in the self-diagnostic test explained in the tech sheet.

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It's in the beer compartment:

20110613-qpeys9jp9rhbpdgyy82p7g6t78.preview.jpgClick for large view - Uploaded with Skitch

But that's probably not your problem. I'd check out that damper first, make sure it opens and closes in the self-diagnostic test explained in the tech sheet.

Thanks for the quick response. You bring up a good point. I originally thought the problem was in the fridge, as the temp was way too cold, and "assumed" (I know!) that it was the damper/air baffle, and changed that out, but temp still too high. Then I checked the freezer, and though it is set at zero, it is running around ten below! So again, I am assuming - the thermistor? Could it be something else?

Thanks!

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Thanks for the quick response. You bring up a good point. I originally thought the problem was in the fridge, as the temp was way too cold, and "assumed" (I know!) that it was the damper/air baffle, and changed that out, but temp still too high LOW! Then I checked the freezer, and though it is set at zero, it is running around ten below! So again, I am assuming - the thermistor? Could it be something else?

Thanks!

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Easy enough to know-- check the thermistor resistance against the spec in the tech sheet for the fridge.

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I'd check out that damper first, make sure it opens and closes in the self-diagnostic test explained in the tech sheet.

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It's tucked into one of the crevasses in the toe grill, remove the toe grill and look on the back side of it. If you need help with this unit, start a new topic so you're not hijacking this one. :thumbsup:

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