FRIDGE NOT GETTING COLD?


FREEZER WARM?


FRIDGE WON'T TURN ON?

FRIDGE DOOR WONT STAY SHUT?


FRIDGE LEAKING?


FREEZER FULL OF ICE?


FRIDGE NOT MAKING ICE?


HOW TO REPAIR Side-by-Side Refrigerator'S

If your side-by-side refrigerator isn't making ice or it isn't even running, 559 Appliance Repair has the troubleshooting advice you need to fix the problem. If you see an error code, follow the troubleshooting steps in our refrigerator error code chart to find the cause of the failure. Use the step-by-step procedures in the refrigerator repair guides to help you replace failed parts.

STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS

How to replace a defrost heater

side-by-side refrigerator

If frost is building up in the freezer of your side-by-side refrigerator, the defrost heater could be faulty. Follow these step-by-step instructions to replace the defrost heater.


Repair difficulty

Easy


Time required

45 minutes or less


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How to replace ice maker optic board

side-by-side refrigerator

If the ice maker in your side-by-side refrigerator is not producing, replacing the optic boards can fix this system.


Repair difficulty

Easy


Time required

45 minutes or less


How to replace a dispenser control board

side-by-side refrigerator

If your refrigerator dispenses ice or water even when the door is open, replace the dispenser core control boardโ€”it takes less than an hour.


Repair difficulty

Easy


Time required

45 minutes or less


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How to replace a diffuser

side-by-side REFRIGERATOR


The diffuser controls cold air flow from the freezer to the refrigerator. You can replace it yourself, following step-by-step instructions.


Repair difficulty

Easy


Time required

45 minutes or less



How to replace a refrigerator electronic control board

side-by-side refrigerator

If your refrigerator isn't running, the electronic control board could be the problem. A service technician can do tests to diagnose the cause. If the electronic control board has failed, replace it following the instructions in this repair guide.


Repair difficulty

Easy


Time required

30 minutes or less


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How to replace a evaporator fan motor


side-by-side refrigerator

If your refrigerator isn't as cold as it should be, it could be that the evaporator fan motor isn't circulating air. This repair guide shows how to replace a failed evaporator fan motor.


Repair difficulty

Easy


Time required

60 minutes or less


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How to replace a defrost sensor

side-by-side refrigerator

If frost is building up in the freezer of your side-by-side refrigerator, the defrost sensor could be at fault. You can replace it in about half an hour by following these instructions.


Repair difficulty

Easy


Time required

45 minutes or less


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How to replace an ice dispenser motor

side-by-sde refrigerator

If your side-by-side refrigerator isnโ€™t churning out ice, replacing the motor could fix the problem. These steps explain how.


Repair difficulty

Easy


Time required

45 minutes or less


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How to replace an ice maker

side-by-side refrigerator

Learn how to replace the ice maker in a side-by-side refrigerator with these step-by-step instructions.

Repair difficulty

Easy


Time required

45 minutes or less


How to replace a refrigerator thermistor

side-by-side refrigerator

The thermistor senses the temperature inside the refrigerator. If the actual temperature and the temperature you set are different, the thermistor could be the problem. You can replace a refrigerator thermistor by following these simple instructions.


Repair difficulty

Easy


Time required

15 minutes or less



Use advice from the refrigerator articles and videos page to help keep your side-by-side fridge running smoothly. To find the ownerโ€™s manual or a complete list of replacement parts for your refrigerator, search for your model number