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Model 596.9535610. Evaporator Fan brown wire not getting power from defroster circuit board pin D. The Evaporator fan works and refridgerator cools if I take power from L2 pin on circuit board and apply it to disconcted brown wire from D pin. I replaced defroster circuit board and have the same problem. There is no power coming into pin L1. Should there be power on L1.

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Good trouble shooting TD, the evap fan runs through the defrost T-stat. Change it out and you should be set. Catriver.

Posted on Aug 15, 2007

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have you check the thermostat as follows ?
:
1. operation.
2. circuit from thermo switch (stat) to relay and the function of the relay, the stat should close and coild on relay should be powered, thus closing contacts to pull in evap fan.
assume you are carefull enough not to electrocute yourself in the process, short out relay contacts to see if fan runs. if it does and stat actually is okay. replace relay on board it may be faulty or may have anboard maufacturing fault such as dry solder joint etc.
alternatively if you have a good friend good al electrical work have him relace relay for you.

as an emergency fix , connect evap fan to supply, thus by passing control bard al togheter, ths should give you you 10 degress straight away and keep you rubnning till you solve board level problem.

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Posted on Mar 08, 2008

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i found the defrost timer for my Kenmore 596.62239200 / freezer on bottom. it was in the top of the refrigerator compartment behind the light bulb console. had to remove the light bulb cover and then there are two visible screws that hold the defrost timer to the light console. the timer is up on top of the console and is not easily seen. ordered parts on www.repairclinic.com.

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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Maybe but there is also a thermister in the defrost system that might be bad. The thermister is a small, white, barrell shape and is as big around as a pencil, It has 2 wires going in it and is attached to the top of the coils in the freezer.

Posted on Jul 03, 2008

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I had the same problem back in March. First the water and ice dispensers stopped working, then the clicking started and the compressor wouldn't turn on. I replaced the circuit board and everything started working again, until today. This is a very common problem with the circuit board on these refrigerators. Do a search for "GE circuit board" and you'll see what I mean. GE issued a service bulletin to its technicians that this service should be provided free of charge, and anyone who already paid to have the circuit board replaced will be reimbursed. I wish I would've known about it 6 months ago. I will be calling GE Consumer Affairs on Monday to get this resolved.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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