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Old 05-13-2015, 09:05 PM   #1
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Whirlpool burns up defrost control board

I have Whirlpool Model# ed2kvexvb01 refrigerator that blows the defrost control board when on inverter.
Anyone know how to turn off the defrost cycle while I am traveling and on inverter?
Maybe I could have the defrost control board beefed up to handle the inverter power?


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Old 05-13-2015, 09:36 PM   #2
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You could turn off the whole refer while rolling down the road. The refer will keep temps for over 8 hours without power. I have gone as long as 20 hours and still have everything in the frezer frozen and the refer part was up to 40.

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Old 05-13-2015, 09:37 PM   #3
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If the board I strictly a defrost control it may be posiabile to sub to a mechanical/electric defrost control like was used for 40+ years. when they first came out with solid state controls they used the same plugin to the wiring harness
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Old 05-13-2015, 10:01 PM   #4
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Hometool again I just looked at the parts breakdown for your fridge and compared it to a similar whirlpool sxs I own mine has the type defrost control I was talking about sears part 20#46 106 2188375sells for $30.36 you might find it cheaper if you search the net lee
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