Question about GE Refrigerators
I would imagine you searched your refrigerator for a defrost timer and did not find one. Your refrigerator does not have a defrost timer. You have a control board located on the back of the refrigerator. Item number WR55X10552 If you have not power to your controls, try unplugging your refrigerator for 5 minutes. Plug the refrigerator back in and check again for power. If you have no power replace the control board. Hope this will fixya. Mike Anderson
Posted on May 24, 2008
Check the defrost timer. It may be stuck in the defrost position which would give you no power to the temperature control. Locate the timer and rotate the clutch head screw clockwise and you should hear a click after which the compressor will start and there will be power to the thermostat.
Posted on May 24, 2008
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
First some fridge 101, the refrigerator/freezer models cool by directly refrigerating the freezer section and the refrigerator section is cooled when "some" of the cold air from the freezer is directed over to the refrigerator side (typically by a fan) to keep food fresh and not frozen a temperature controlling damper opens and closes to regulate the temperature of the fridge by introducing more or below freezing air into the cabinet. In older models where the freezer was on top the air simply "gravity" drained into the refrigerator cabinet, if the food was too cold you turned the fridge knob up and less air sank from the freezer to the fridge, simple but effective.
When you adjust the temperature level it controls the freezer temperature and this turns the compressor on and off to keep the food frozen. There is typically a knob or lever and some even have electric dampers that open and close to direct more or less air from the freezer and direct it to the refrigerator cabinet based on your temperature requirements.
Now that you know how it works there are a couple things to check. If the condenser coil is plugged with dust the internal system pressure will rise and in some cases make the fridge an over achiever and can chill too much so check/clean the condenser coil. Check the freezer temperature control and turn in up, also make sure the fridge temperature control setting is not set too cold.
Finally as the temperature changes around the refrigerator it will have an effect on the inside of the fridge too so expect to turn it up and down as the environment changes, down in the summer and up in the winter.
Hope the novel helps to resolve your issues.
Nov 01, 2017 | Refrigerators
Jul 19, 2015 | Samsung RSA1UTMG American-Style Manhattan...
Sep 11, 2011 | Whirlpool 25.4 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side...
Dec 28, 2009 | Refrigerators
Nov 13, 2009 | Frigidaire FRS3R5EMB Side by Side...
Nov 10, 2009 | Whirlpool 19.8 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...
Nov 06, 2009 | Samsung RS265LABP Side by Side...
Apr 02, 2009 | GE Profile 26.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...
341 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: