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Offline Will5545

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KitchenAid control board
« on: November 04, 2013, 06:08:08 AM »
My Kitchenaid side by side model #kssc42qts00 was beeping repeatedly and sounded like something was turning on and off.  This continued for a day or two before the fridge died.  The light comes on when I open the door.  If I push the start button on the panel at the top of the fridge, it beeps and sounds like it is starting up, but then immediately turns off.

I called a repairman who said the control board was burned.  I asked how he knew and he said there was a burn mark on the gemini control board (part # W10219463).  Afterwords I opened it up to see for myself, and I don't see any burn mark.  I didn't see him use a meter or any type of equipment to test any circuits, so I am wondering if he is just guessing.

Can I diagnose the board myself?

Thank you,

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Re: KitchenAid control board
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2013, 09:04:37 AM »
When I've seen that, it's always been the control board.  The board is no longer available, you will have to get it rebuilt.

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Re: KitchenAid control board
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2013, 09:47:32 AM »
Thanks for the responses. 

I will send the board out for repair. 

I can't figure out how to get the error codes on my model # kssc42qts00.  I just wanted to have some idea of the problem.  Any suggestions?

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Re: KitchenAid control board
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2013, 04:17:38 PM »
Just got my control board back from FixYourBoard.com.  I fedexed it to them on Monday and I got it back on Sat.

They repaired the power regulator circuit and replaced some other components.

I reinstalled the control board.  Turned on the fridge.  The lights come on.  The fan is running, but the compressor is not coming on.

Can somebody give some advice?

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Re: KitchenAid control board
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2013, 05:54:17 PM »
Is it running yet?  It seems to take about 20 minutes for the compressor to start after power up.

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Re: KitchenAid control board
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2013, 09:51:42 PM »
tgoods,

I turned it back on about 30 minutes ago and the compressor still hasn't come on.

Any thoughts?

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Re: KitchenAid control board
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2013, 12:33:11 AM »
Dab,

Thanks for the manual.

I went back into the kitchen and it was running.  So, it must have taken a really long time to turn on.  It is slowly cooling off.  Hopefully it will be good by morning.

Thanks for the help,

 

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