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GE MOD. TFS28PBBGBS DEFROST PROBLEM

''DE'' LIGHT FLASHES AND NOW BY FREEZER IS GETTING WARM. MY WIFE DEFROST OR FREEZER LAST WEEK AND NOW MY FRIDGE WILL NOT COOL PROPERLY

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I just had this fixed on ours yesterday. Turns out that the heating element (defrost heater?) in the freezer that melts the ice buildup daily was burnt out. They replaced it and now both the freezer and refrigerator are operating properly. Unfortunately I did not think to copy the part number, but it was a straightforward fix. I would get a professional to do it, however, because they had to disassemble everything inside the freezer and carefully melt the ice. It took about 2 hours and they charged me $235 total. Check Yelp for good appliance repairmen.

Posted on Jan 08, 2011

  • cmartinez Jan 08, 2011

    I found the part #:
    Description: HEATER

  • cmartinez Jan 16, 2011

    I don't know why the part number didn't make it. It is: AP3183311

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