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Replace deforst timer in ger gsh25jsxb

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There is no defrost timer on a GSH25JSXBSS Can you provide an actual freezer temperature? Feel the base of your ice maker to see if possibly the heating element is staying on after dropping the ice into the ice bin and look for the ice maker to see if excess water is flowing into ice bin once it refills. Are other items defrosting in the freezer due to extended defrost? I am here should you need me, Thanks John Tripp Appliance 911

Posted on Apr 22, 2014

Testimonial: "That makes alot of sense. the food is frozen temp was about 0. there is a thin layer of ice on food in freezer side and ice bin was solid chunk of ice"

  • tim conley
    tim conley Apr 22, 2014

    refrigerator side was about 40 degrees

  • John Tripp
    John Tripp Apr 23, 2014

    Check the ice dispenser door to make sure that it's closing all the way once used. That will cause these problems as much or not more if stuck open. I thought I had already post this possibility....JT


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