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Ice forming on top of items on freezer

GE Profile 24 fridge making ice on top of items in freezer.

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  • khaophadt May 26, 2009

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Sounds like your refrigerator is not defrosting. Could you look for the model number in the places listed in photo below and I will help solve the problem. Sea Breeze
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Posted on May 26, 2009

  • John Tripp
    John Tripp May 26, 2009

    Inside the fresh food compartment and behind the control panel is a defrost timer. Sometimes there is a small opening through the panel and a plastic plug covering the hole. Remove the plug and slowly turn the timer until the compressor stops. Leave it there until the compressor restarts about 20 to 30 minutes later. If it does not restart then we know the timer will need replaced. The part number for the timer is WR9X489 Use care when your refrigerator is plugged in!

    Click on link below and enter your model number. You will seed many numbers like yours but it really does not matte, they are basically the same. If for some reason this does not solve the defrost problem then we will need to look into the back of the freezer compartment and check the defrost element and defrost thermostat. Thanks, Sea Breeze



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