CATEGORY: Refrigerators and Freezers
PART NUMBER: 12001937
This manufacturer-approved defrost thermostat (part number 12001937) for Kenmore bottom-mount refrigerator model 59662824200 is a safety device. It mounts next to the evaporator coils to monitor the temperature during defrost cycles, and it prevents overheating by shutting off the defrost heater if the temperature gets to high.
The replacement defrost thermostat can also be installed on some models of Amana refrigerators.