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My GE SXS TFX22CRXD WORKING GREAT BUT,COMPRESSOR SEEMS TO BE RUNNING TO OFTEN

I THINK SEALS ARE OK. BOX HOLDING GOOD TEMPS. COMPRESSOR IS NOT SHORT CYCLING,BUT RUNS OFTEN. IM STARTING TO WONDER IF DEFROST ELIMENTS ARE STUCK ON

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SOURCE: Clicking noise from compressor and fan runs 24/7

check the grounds to the ref. also check power to the ref. but it sounds like you have a floating ground the only thing else to mke comp.cycle is the relay which is on the comp. itself

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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SOURCE: GE sxs defrost problem

replace the thermister on the evaporater and check to make sure ice dispensor door is closine properly

Posted on May 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Model number frs26znh defrost not working?

The defrost systems is:
218169802 HEATER-DEFROST
5303917954 THERMOSTAT-DEFROST
5303917954 TIMER-DEFROST

Start with the timer. It is just under the front kick plate. there is a knob you can turn it slowly.until it clicks off the compressor. then open the freezer and listen . You should hear the heater come on .. it will sizzle when it comes on ...

You will have to remove the back panel of the freezer to check the heater for and thermostat for continuity. Heater are the lease likely part to go bad... I always change thermostat and timers together.

let me know if this helps or we can chat if you need more help.

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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SOURCE: how do I force a defrost on a ge sxs gss20iepcww

on all ge electronic models produced since 2000 the main power lead to the main board can be jumped to test either defrost or compressor operation.to do this unplug the unit and locate the 3 wire plug (usually blue in color) .unplug the harness from the board and create a jumper wire to by pass the board.the terminals on the board will be identified as line,compressor and heater.to put unit in defrost install jumper between line and htr or def .this will ck the defrost sys.once unit is plugged in with jumper in place the heater will come on.if the heater does not come on look for a defective heater or defrost t/stat.hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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SOURCE: ge profile artica not cooling

  • Is the thermostat knob turned to the proper setting? If not, reset it.

  • Next, see if the compressor motor is running

    The compressor is a football-sized case with no apparent moving parts. It's on the outside of the refrigerator at the back near the bottom. If it is humming or making a continuous noise and your refrigerator is still not cooling, there may be a more serious problem with one or more of several different components, we recommend contacting a qualified appliance repair technician for further help.

    If the compressor is not running but you do have power to the refrigerator, there may be a problem with one or more of these:

    • The compressor

    • The Thermostat

    • The overload, relay, or capacitor

    • The defrost timer

    • The condenser fan motor

    Posted on Aug 16, 2009

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    If the compressor seems to be cycling as normal, either the system needs recharged or the temperature controller has failed. If the compressor is running at all, it is probably OK.

    Diagnosing it remotely is only guess-work, I recommend (if in the US) that you check with the local BBB for a trustworthy service company to assess your unit.

    If a recharge is needed, this is not a DIY job since it requires opening a sealed system and soldering it shut after the coolant is at the proper pressure.
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