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Kitchenaid Refrigerator Error Codes

Kitchenaid Refrigerator Error Code 39E

When your KitchenAid refrigerator displays Error Code 39E, it indicates that the release heater of the ice maker is being detected as an open circuit. This signifies a disruption in the electrical continuity of the release heater, which is crucial for proper ice maker functionality.

  1. Loose Wiring Connections: Wiring connections associated with the ice maker release heater may have become loose or disconnected.
  2. Faulty Wire Harness: The wire harness responsible for transmitting electrical signals to the release heater may be damaged or faulty.

Troubleshooting Steps:

  1. Inspect Wiring Connections:

    • Begin by unplugging the refrigerator from the power source.
    • Carefully access the ice maker and examine the wiring connections related to the release heater.
    • Reconnect any loose wires securely.
  2. Check for Damaged Wires:

    • Inspect the wiring for any visible damage, such as cuts or frayed sections.
    • If damaged wiring is detected, replace the affected section or the entire wire harness.
  3. Replace Faulty Wire Harness:

    • If the wiring appears intact but the error persists, it may be indicative of a faulty wire harness.
    • Consider replacing the wire harness with a new, compatible one.
  4. Power Cycle the Refrigerator:

    • Plug the refrigerator back into the power source.
    • Power on the refrigerator and monitor for the recurrence of Error Code 39E.
    • A power cycle may reset the error if the wiring connections have been successfully addressed.
  5. Professional Assistance:

    • If the error persists after troubleshooting, it is advisable to seek professional assistance, such as the expert technicians at Appliance Repair Los Angeles.
    • Professional technicians can conduct a thorough assessment, identify underlying issues, and perform any necessary repairs or replacements.

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