Question about Refrigerators
I need help trying to solve this problem.
I have a GE side by side refrigerator/freezer. Every two weeks, the
refrigerator side becomes warm (60 degrees) . I defrost the machine,
and both sides work for two weeks. I have done this three different times
and it's the same thing......works to two weeks, gets warm, I defrost it,
works again---for two weeks.
The most common cause of this with a GE fridge is the defrost heating element is burned out.
Empty the freezer, take out the shelves and remove the back wall. You will see the heater at the bottom of the evaporator coil. It is a glass tube with a heating element inside it. Some models have two heaters, some have one. If either one looks black inside the glass it is probably burned out. You can check them with an ohm meter. If you don't have a meter, take the heater to an appliance parts dealer and they will check it for you. If yours has two heaters, they must be replaced as a set.
If the heater is not your problem, post the complete model number from the fridge and I will try to walk you through the defrost system checks.
Posted on Apr 06, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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