Question about GE GSS20IEP Side by Side Refrigerator
I saw a red glow at the bottom rear panel of freezer portion of GE side by side refrigerator. It was the sound of the water dripping and hitting the heat coil? that drew my attention..then I saw the red glow and felt the heat. Not knowing anything, I unplugged the refrigerator and removed all contents. Now what? Is this actually part of the auto defrost cycle that I just happened to witness for the first time, or is this an issue? 12 year old GE TPH21PR Profile if I read the number correctly.
This is from the GE Appliance "Knowledge Database" Web site:
Refrigerator - Explanation Of Red Glow
In a no frost refrigerator, the defrost timer activates defrost heaters in the evaporator section (rear of freezer) which heat up and melt the frost off the evaporator coils. This process lasts for approximately 25-45 minutes and usually happens up to twice a day.
During this time, there will be no running sounds, no fan noise, and you may hear water dripping or sizzling as it hits the heaters. On side by side models, you may even be able to see an orange glow at the bottom of the freezer.
This is normal.
Posted on Sep 10, 2008
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