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Not defrosting I have a GE Model GSS201EPHWW every 2 weeks I have to remove the inside back panel to expose a frozed solid evaporator coil to defrost it. this unit does not have a timer I believe it is controlled from the circuit board in the back.How do I go about troubleshooting the defrost element and thermostat to determine if i need a new panel or other part?

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  • Anonymous Oct 02, 2008

    not defrosting

  • Jessicavan00 Dec 30, 2008

    help what can I do to fix this

  • aprilnhhh May 11, 2010

    And if the defrost heater is not black then what should I look at next?

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First thing is to check the defrost heater if it looks black it is bad the part number for the heater is wr51x10053
i have replaced a ton of these

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  • Wookie85 Dec 17, 2010

    I changed the heater last year, what is the next step in troubleshooting i chk volt at the leads and im getting 11vac.

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