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I have a GE Profile Refrigerator model TFH24JRS. The coils have frozen up in the lower freezer compartment and the refrigerator and freezer are running warm. The condenser fan seems to the working.

Frozen coils in freezer compartment.

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Replace the defrost thermostat on the freezer coils and you will be good to go. Here is the part to order.

Posted on Jan 19, 2013

Testimonial: "I have ordered the defrost thermostat. Will let you know if that fixes the problem once the part has come in. Thanks"

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  • Todd Queary Jan 19, 2013

    How do I know it is the defrost thermostat versus the defrost heater with thermostat or control defrost timer?

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Jan 19, 2013

    I hardly ever see a defrost heater go out. You can check it for continuity. If it shows continuity, it is good. If the coils are frozen up, it will be be the defrost thermostat. I replace these all the time in the field.

  • Todd Queary Jan 24, 2013

    I replaced the defrost thermostat. I set the freezer and refrigerator settings to the coldest settings. I am getting a reading of about 34 degrees in the freezer and around 50 degrees in the frig. The bottom 4 coils have frost on them. Does this all sound like the problem has been fixed?

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