Question about Frigidaire FRS26R4C Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

My admiral fridge freezer suddenly stopped working -

Admiral Fridge Freezer (side by side)
GC2224GEKB SERIAL 11243032JG The repair man discovered it would only work when the fridge door was open so said we needed a new control board. He isolated the door light switch and the fridge and freezer both work now. We sent for a new board (Maytag board control 67006740) but once fitted, it won't accept the program code. There is a little sticker on the original board "Jazz 13" but the replacement board has "Jazz 14" on it. is it the wrong board or is the problem elsewhere - anyone any ideas please??
I also have the problem with the fridge freezing over and Maytag told me just to blow a hairdrier on the cold air inlet from the freezer. It was only a month old the first time it did this and has done it again several times. Can't leave anything in the fridge when we go on hols for fear of it all freezing up! It's out of warranty now and maytag want a fortune just to come out and look!

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Fedupsville Nov 26, 2007

    Thanks For the reply Dr - this is what we did

    • Hold fridge doorlight switch down and push freezer control(-) down 3 times consecutively

    • Release door switch - display shows P;E

    • Press freezer down once more to confirm

    • Display shows 0:0

    • Press freezer & fridge (+) keys to show code (2:8) All OK to here

    • Once correct code shown press freezer down (-) key until code begins flashing to show confirmed - this is where it returns to 0:0 and flashes.

    The people we purchased the board from have also confirmed it is the right one but suggested as follows:

    "Have you checked the evaporator motor for any faults (in the freezer)? The evaporator motor if faulty can damage the board. Have you checked the old board for damage? "

    We don't know how to do this but as the Frd/freezer is working OK with the old board as long as the light in the fridge is isolated, can only assume it's ok - how do you tell if the board is damaged - is it obvious?

    On the other point re freezing up - would appreciate any info but as we have just paid £80+ for a new board, would like to get that working first if possible.

  • Fedupsville Nov 27, 2007

    Thanks again - we will try 25 but it definitely says 28 on the inside of the fridge - worth a try though.

  • Fedupsville Nov 30, 2007

    You star!! Looks like code 25 did the trick despite the plate saying code 28 - and all seems to be well. Thank you very much Dr.

    no longer "fedupsville"

  • davelk Dec 17, 2007

    Same problem, different fridge (Amana AFB2534DEW). Code was programmed into unit correctly, but fridge won't run. Is there another step after this to get it to start back up?



1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 447 Answers

I took the time to look up your Model # and you do have the right board. Jazz 14 Should just be a revision one higher than your origional. Describe to me exactly what happens when you try to program it. You may be missing one little step. Make sure you are doing every step exactly right. I too can miss one little confirmation stroke and it seems like it wont work. I Can email you the tech sheet for your model. This will show you how to test all the sensors, and the damper to determine why the FF side is getting too cold. I will also help on my end as much as i can

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

  • 2 more comments 
  • joey  shearer
    joey shearer Nov 26, 2007

    Ok upon further review i see you are doing everything correct and by the control flashing 00 at the last step it is also telling me the board is ok because that is what it is programmed to do if you try to enter the wrong code. I want you to be absolutely sure, the program code is 28.It 25 it shows 25 on my online tech sheet. Not saying that is the right code, just try it and see if it works proper. I think that your fan is ok too since it was freezing everything that definatly means it was working it would be the opposite if it werent. I can email you the tech sheet to put it into diagnostice to test the fan, the thermisters(the temp sensors), damper assy(the part that stops the cold air from coming into the FF when it is cold enough),and the compressor and cond fan

  • joey  shearer
    joey shearer Dec 01, 2007

    Im glad that I could help. I may try and contact Maytag about this and see what they say. Ill let you know if I can reach them.

  • alison marks Aug 18, 2012


  • alison marks Aug 18, 2012




1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Admiral side by side, freezer working, fridge not getting cold


Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong withyour refrigerator and why it is not cooling

Refrigeratornot Cooling or Fridge not Cooling

How to Defrost Refrigerator DefrostTimer Problem

WaterRunning in refrigerator from Freezer

Refrigeratoror Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold

Aug 28, 2011 | Admiral 26 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

1 Answer

My Admiral side by side fridge freezer is not self defrosting. Hence the fridge freezer stops cooling. When I switch it off and defrost it and then switch it back on it works for about a month and then the...

If your Admiral refrigerator is not equipped for automatic defrosting, your only alternative is to defrost it manually every month. There is a reason why automatic defrosting has become so popular.

Dec 08, 2017 | Admiral 26 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

1 Answer

My frost free, Admiral, side by side freezer just stopped working, i plugged it out for two days and when i plugged it back in neither the freezer or fridge works. Its actually warm inside both sides and i...

The fridge has a refrigerant leak, or the thermostat has failed.
Try replacing the thermostat, if that does not work then you will need to call a technician in to find and repair the refrigerant leak and regass the fridge

Mar 30, 2011 | Admiral 26 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

1 Answer

I have a black admiral fridge( freezer on top, not side by side) the vents on bottom of freezer froze with ice and fridge stopped working completly

the evaporator coil or freezer coil need for flushing due to clogging on vents have a presence of oil need for reprocesses and charging of refrigerant after refrocessing.

Jan 22, 2011 | Admiral Refrigerators

1 Answer

Admiral SAC224GB Fridge freezer has stoped working

when did this happen... could be your compressor out on overlaod... leave it for an hour or so try them, if not your compressor could be gone.. or fingers crossed its just the start capacitor for the compressor...

Nov 11, 2009 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Admiral GC 2027 HNKBS

Hi i had the same problem, if you ring Maytag on 08444990101 they are the uk supplier for admiral fridge freezers. hope this helps

Mar 29, 2009 | Engel Freezer 22 Qt. Fridge/Freezer

1 Answer

Admiral side by side fridge defrosted and no longer cooling

Replace the compressor start relay.
If this does not solve the problem you most likely have a bad compressor.
Your fridge may be under a 5 year compressor warranty.

Feb 21, 2009 | Admiral 26 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

1 Answer

My fridge freezer has stop working but if you open the door it start to work but if you shut door it stop's and you can hear the fan in freezer stop and start it's a admiral gc2224gekb side by side

Hi thanks for te question. it should be the opposite of what its doing did somebody work on this fridge before. it looks like somebody switched the light and the fan switch

Oct 07, 2008 | Admiral Refrigerators

1 Answer

Admiral Side by Side Fridge is warm at top, cold at bottom


Feb 07, 2008 | Admiral 26 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

1 Answer

Admiral side by side

All the cold air from your freezer gets pushed into the fridge with a fan in your freezer section. So your problem is from the fact that this cold air isn't get to your fridge.
- the door that allows this cold air into the fridge, normally in the top left corner of the fridge, is stuck shut and needs replacement.
-the freezer isn't defrosting and restricting the air flow
-the temp controller for the fridge is damaged and thinks that the fridge is cold enough.

Nov 15, 2007 | Admiral 26 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Frigidaire FRS26R4C Side by Side Refrigerator Logo

1,047 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Frigidaire Refrigerators Experts

Charles T Nevin
Charles T Nevin

Level 3 Expert

4070 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4655 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Are you a Frigidaire Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides