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Refrigerator keeps running

Vacuumed condenser fins and used hair dryer to defrost ice at bottom of
refrigerator. Turned refrigerator back on and set at 5 which normal setting.
Refrigerator has been constantly running for 24 hours and white frost
is forming on the bottom of the coils inside the refrigerator.
what is wrong?

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I have the same problem. I called a service rep for G.E. and he said that there are 3 thermodisc
sensors behind the white evaporator cover. He gave me a price to repair that was completly out
of range for the problem. I paid him for his service call and sent him on his way. I then decided to
to order the parts from a factory online parts center at less then half the cost of my estimate not
to mention that when I was ordering the part the Factory emailed me a complete parts breakdown showing the Thermodisc and that my unit only has 1 thermodisc not three installed from the factory.
I ordered 2 one for a backup just in case. I deiced the buildup and installed the disc after 24 hours the refrigerator was working normal for about 4-months. Once again the refrigerator iced up and stopped cooling so I called the factory tech support and they told that it is normal to have some ice on the cover of the evaporator and the thermodisc is at that point supposed to open the cooling circuit to let the unit go into defrost mode and then close again. The Tech said that I had a bad
Thermodisc again so I put the spare one that I ordered in and it also worked for about 3 months
now I have the same problem ????????


Posted on Sep 14, 2008

  • reuterjoe Aug 22, 2011

    I am experiencing the same problem with my ZIRS36NMDLH. It appears there are two thermodisc on my unit. Did replacing the thermodisc solve your problem ?



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