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Ge pss26sgpass keep in defrost error code bc ?????

Cleaned every thing coils etc i touch the compressor relay on main board and everything works for a few days then it went back to bc code again

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That is actually a "tc" error code.


This error means that the display board isn\'t communication correctly with the temperature control sensors which is why it\'s giving the error. It may stop cooling so you need to keep an eye out. Either way, try to unplug the unit for 5 minutes (don\'t plug it in early it\'s hard on the compressor). Plug it back in and see if the error goes away. If it doesn\'t, you need to order and replace your display control board because it\'s just not working correctly unfortunately.Here is the board to order.

Posted on Dec 01, 2012

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The GE Profile Refrigerator has circuit boards and sensors are in the freezer that sends a signal to the circuit board to begin and end the defrost cycle. It is very possible the sensor or the circuit board are defective and will need replaced. I will help you solve this if you like. This refrigerator is complex and will take more discussion with you to complete the repair, I am here to help, let me know, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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SOURCE: My GE fridge is not defrosting the coils in the back. What's up?

if u have frost build up in the freezer it will affect the temperature
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SOURCE: evaporator coil freezing, replaced main control

It is possible you have a defective fan motor in the condenser area or evaporator area. Sometimes when they become defective they will run for a while and just warm up and stop while the compressor continues to run. I learned that one on four costly returns to the home. The cost was to me not the customer. Thanks, Sea Breeze

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SOURCE: coils keeping freezing up again

Yep , replace the # 4 and # 5 thermistors . The # 4 , is the small , white 1" long torpedo looking piece , clipped to the top of the coils on the left side , in the freezer , with 2 white wires going to it . This tells the control board , the temp of the coils , when to defrost , and when to stop defrosting . The # 5 thermistor , is located at the bottom left rear of the freezer ( or behind a small oval grill on the right ) with 2 white wires going to it . This thermistor , tells the control board , the freezer temp . The part number for both is WR55X10025 .

Posted on Oct 21, 2009

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