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Bad compressor relay ge model gsh25kgmdbb bypassed at plug on motherboard and compressor runs. any safe way to run until board can get replaced to keep food from spoiling ?

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Sarct, the question is, was the freezer side ok, if it was, I would suspect the damper not opening. If the freezer side was warm too, then I would suspect the evaporator thermistor not sending the signal to the board to terminate the defrost. Have the tech first check the continuity at connector J3. He should have 400ohms at J3-1 to J3-2 and the same at J3-3 to j3-4. If he doesn't get those readings have him check at the damper motor itself. If he doesn't have it there, replace the damper motor. If the damper motor passes all the checks then it's on to the evaporator thermistor. Have him check the resistance. At 5 degrees it should ohm at approx 36K ohms. The evap thermostat is redundant to the defrost operation. It's there as a back up in the event the evap thermistor fails to terminate the defrost. It's normally closed and will open at 140 degrees.

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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That clicking relay is a sure sign of a bad control board. I've seen many of these go bad. You need to replace the board, it's an easy job. The board is held in with 4 plastic clips. Just pinch them down with a needle nose and pull out gently while doing this. Then plug in the harnesses to their respective terminal. Tenbears

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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SOURCE: GE PSS25MGMCAA refrigerator - Bad circuit board??

You need to change the board . Part number WR55X10656 . The board relay , cannot be changed . Power surges , dirty condensor coils , and usage , are the most common causes , for board failure .

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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Good day,
The board could have simply failed. However, the compressor should be checked thoroughly before replacing it since it's pricey.
A service tech, would first test to make sure, none of the windings are grounded. This is done by removing the relay and overload mounted on the compressor, then checking each pin of the compressor to ground (bare copper tubing) with an ohm meter. Each pin should show near infinity.
Then he would connect a start cord designed specifically for compressor running, and run the compressor independent of the rest of the machine.
If it runs O.K. he would then test the overload and relay before calling the compressor O.K.

It has to be your call, as to how you want to proceed.
The price of the board being the big issue.
Thanks for using FixYa.

Posted on Dec 18, 2009

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SOURCE: GE model GSS22JEMDWW. Replaced the compressor six

check the RTX overload on the compressor body its bad and trying to start the compressor

Posted on Dec 25, 2009

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Is GSS25JFPCC the correct model number? If yes and many other GE refrigerators that have a motherboard. The motherboard for your refrigerator is found on the back and is item location 801 found HERE If you would like to replace the=> WR55X10942 Main Control Board or here=> WR55X10942 Main Control Board
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Most times the motherboard is the problem that causes the solder to melt from a defective relay. You will need to inspect the compressor start relay and capacitor to insure that they did not cause the relay on the board to overheat. Also check that you have 12 volts dc going to the evaporator and condenser fans while running because if for some reason the fans are defective and you change the motherboard while one of the fan motors are defective your new motherboard again can be damaged. Here is a link to a=> Artica/Profile Service Manual

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You must be referring to the compressor. It's possible it could be your main control board on the back of the unit. Typically its these main boards that go out, as they control everything on your GE Refrig, pretty much. If its not the board, it could be your Relay on the compressor, or the compressor its self, however, in my experience, GE's compressors are pretty decent.

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You have a bad main control board ( motherboard ) . Replace this board , and it will fix your problem . You do not have a bad overload . The failure to dispense ice and water , with the lights dimming , is the give away of a bad board .

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Backside of motherboard fried near relay on ge


Good day,
The board could have simply failed. However, the compressor should be checked thoroughly before replacing it since it's pricey.
A service tech, would first test to make sure, none of the windings are grounded. This is done by removing the relay and overload mounted on the compressor, then checking each pin of the compressor to ground (bare copper tubing) with an ohm meter. Each pin should show near infinity.
Then he would connect a start cord designed specifically for compressor running, and run the compressor independent of the rest of the machine.
If it runs O.K. he would then test the overload and relay before calling the compressor O.K.

It has to be your call, as to how you want to proceed.
The price of the board being the big issue.
Thanks for using FixYa.

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GE PSS25MGMCAA refrigerator - Bad circuit board??


You need to change the board . Part number WR55X10656 . The board relay , cannot be changed . Power surges , dirty condensor coils , and usage , are the most common causes , for board failure .

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14 vac indicates a bad motherboard.Clicking could possibly be a bad start relay on the compressor.
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