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you should be able to hear that damper open/close shortly after adjusting the FF control
set control for maximum and leave door closed for about an hour, then open door and turn control to minimum, you should hear the damper motor close shortly after

we need to know freezer temperature, the fridge operates alot differently when the freezer is -20 then when its 0

also can you post the part # of the control you replaced so we can verify it was the correct part, and did you route this control around the damper exactly like the old one that was removed?

btw, your fridge can run the damper/fan independantly from the compressor   i.e if the freezer control is satisfied the freezer is cold enough but the fridge is too warm the damper can open and fan start up without the compressor running

and there will be short periods of time where nothing runs, but this might be the fridge defrosting and not the cold control shutting the fridge off



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if the compressor "off" there will not be any air blowing because the fans and compressor normally turn off together. You will need to actually visually see if the damper door is closed when. The compressor has cycled off from a satisfied cold control.



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used this from repair clinic.i ran the new one just like the old one.i will get some temperature gages tomorrow

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freezer is 0 degrees with thermostat set at 2 1/2.frige is at 30 degrees with thermostat off

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frig went down to 20 degrees.does that help?

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any answer

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i really want to get this fixed.please help

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BrntToast wrote: you should be able to hear that damper open/close shortly after adjusting the FF control
set control for maximum and leave door closed for about an hour, then open door and turn control to minimum, you should hear the damper motor close shortly after
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btw, your fridge can run the damper/fan independantly from the compressor   i.e if the freezer control is satisfied the freezer is cold enough but the fridge is too warm the damper can open and fan start up without the compressor running ...

Does the Damper Door close and Fan stop when you adjust the Fridge Control ?

If not, it could be a bad Damper Door/Motor assembly

or a bad ADC Controller.



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The thermostat or cold control,  in the refrigerator controls the temp. inside the ref. so that is where the problem should be.

 IF the problem is the refrigerator is getting too cold and freezing things in the refrigerator.

You need to have some kind of thermometer inside the refrig. to check the temperature it should be some where around 36 - 40  any colder then 36 or there about you'll start having ice forming in liquids.

 If you replaced the thermastate or cold control somethings wrong with it or was not put in right.

Even if the freezer vent was fully open all the time it would not cause freezing in the ref., if the cold control or thermostat was working right.

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i just checked the cold control and all the wires are right and it was ran around the damper just like it was.it doesnt matter if u put the cold control on 0 or 9 it does nothing.there is very little air coming out of the damper.the frig is still 20 degrees.also how do i know that the cold control is bad if it is.

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You need to set it at the warmest sitting to try and get it to cycle off. Also you

Need to put a thermometer in the refrig. and keep and eye on it. Need to see IF it ever cycles off on the thermostat temp control should be somewhere around 36. Sounds like it dont cycle off at all.
The temperature is controlled by the thermostat or cold control.

If its new you need to talk to who ever you got it from
and tell them its not cycling off and on and your freezing it the ref.

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it does cycle off sometimes,but its still around 28 degrees.after i had it apart and unpluged for awhile yesterday i got it to shut the damper i one time,other than that it does nothing when the cold control is at 0. i got it from repair clinic so i am sure they are easy to deal with.

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There's (2) Controls

Compressor is controlled by the Freezer Control

The Fridge Temperature (& Fan) is controlled by the (new) Fridge Control and the ADC and Damper/Motor Assembly.

Turn the Freezer Control to the warmest to turn the Compressor OFF.

Does the Damper Door close & Fan stop when you adjust the Fridge Control to the warmest ?

If not, it could be a bad Damper Door/Motor assembly or a bad ADC Controller.





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the frig does turn off on occasion,but is still around 28 degrees.the damper did close.cold control is on the warmest setting.no air is blowing through the damper.so does this help any?

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oh and the freezer does cyle off

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either the damper control is intermittent or the new cold control that was installed is bad or the installation of that part was done incorrectly. did the repair person go behind the freezer wall at any point during the repair?



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no,i put the new one in just like the old one.wasnt that hard and yes i put it around the damper just like it was

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ok then its down to the intermittent damper control or a bad (new) cold control



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i emailed repair clinic so we will see what they say.is there any way to narrow it down

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Was the freezer back wall ever removed for and reason?



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