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Ihave a defrost problem with a GSS22 , heater is ok t stat is ok

How to force a defrost on a gss22

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You could turn off the freezer (set the knob to zero/off) and open the freezer door. After about a minute or two, the fan inside the freezer compartment will turn on to help move air over the coils. Depending on the temp inside your house, it may take a few hours. At least that's how my GE side-by-side works.

Make sure you empty the ice bucket (if so equipped) or it will just melt and drip everywhere.

If it ices over on a regular basis, there may be other problems - the defrost element, defrost timer, defrost temp sensor; or the various other temp sensors in the fresh food compartment and freezer compartment.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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