20 Most Recent GE Freezer  14.8 Cu. Ft. Manual Defrost Chest Freezer - Page 9 Questions & Answers


There are 3 parts to the defrost system,Which did he replace? You should ask and don't name the parts for him,Let him tell you what he replaced.Here are the 3 parts to listen for.

Improper installation,a faulty part,or a short could cause it to fail in that short time.
  1. Defrost timer
  2. Defrost element
  3. Defrost thermostat.

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GE Freezers | Answered on Jun 07, 2009


The defrost control is integrated into the main circuit board on the rear of the fridge.
You have to change the complete board.

GE Freezers | Answered on May 23, 2009


Take a hair dryer and heat the auger drive gear. These will sometimes get moisture on them and freeze up.
Turn the refrigerator off first. Then remove the ice bin. The "U" shaped drive will be in the back.
After you have heated it thoroughly, try to move the gear manually. Resume power and try it again.

GE Freezers | Answered on May 19, 2009


first of all, switch off your freezer and let all the ice to melt. now snap the capilary with a great force....... don't worry nothing will be damaged beacuse it is the only way to pull the capilary out.............have a nice day :-)

GE Freezers | Answered on May 15, 2009


Disconnect the water line from the water control valve to the ice maker to see if it is letting water thru all the time. It should only let water pass when the ice maker is empty.

GE Freezers | Answered on May 04, 2009


The compressor as well as the evaporator coils will get hot when the freezer is getting cold. Simple principle: Refrigerant gets cold and there must be an equal reaction, something getting hot. Just like the heat transfer in your car with the engine heating the radiator which dissapates the heat. hope this helps you, Rick

GE Freezers | Answered on Apr 26, 2009


Your freezer fan will need to be replaced to keep it from stopping. Try to find the complete model number so I can help you fix and or replace the fan. Let me know, Thanks, Sea Breeze

GE Freezers | Answered on Mar 21, 2009


Check for complete model number for me to look up the correct refrigerator. Possible the defrost timer or defrost board. Could also be the defrost element or other problem. Will try to help you if you can find the model number, Let me know, Thanks Sea Breeze

GE Freezers | Answered on Mar 21, 2009


If it is leaking water in the freezer it will more than likely freeze amongst the ice cubes causing a block of ice.

It is more than likely leaking at the rear of the unit, near the valve or fill tube for the ice, this will run up the rear wall of the unit.

GE Freezers | Answered on Mar 17, 2009


Too high of water pressure letting in more water then it can drain off. Try turning down the water first

Freezers | Answered 2 days ago


either a t-stat issue or if it does not run for more than a few seconds, your compressor is done for.

Freezers | Answered on Sep 15, 2020


I Need two panels replaced on my Walkin Cooler, is there anyone that cacn give me a quote/price for this repair

Freezers | Answered on Sep 13, 2020


Could anybody please tell me what the colored bottons for this freezer mean. I just got one second hand, plugged it in and there is a red light on. There is also a botton with an S and a circle with a line. I'm guessing that might be on botton but I don't know for sure. It hanks to anyone willing to help!! :)

Freezers | Answered on Sep 09, 2020


sorry none that we have ever seen unplug it for awhile then plug back in

Freezers | Answered on Aug 30, 2020


Could you comment below with more detailed photos of the back of the orange switch and any other bits with it. If the switch isn't broken It might just 'click' back in. I don't know without better images.

Freezers | Answered on Aug 25, 2020


Cold, Colder, B-r-r-r

Freezers | Answered on Aug 14, 2020


There are video's on google that have trouble shooting for Igloo ice maker types and for the Igloo ice company and YouTube.

Freezers | Answered on Aug 05, 2020

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