Question about GE GTH18KBR Top Freezer Refrigerator
I am not sure that I will be able to get help on this. Our fridge is a GE. Model number VL15JZHR7-7, and is probably over 20 years old. Recently, we've noticed that both the fridge and freezer are stopping working. If we turn the temp knobs down to make it colder, everything then works again for a day or so. But we are running out of 'colder' space on the knobs now, and pretty soon wont be able to turn the fridge or freezer any colder to get it to kick in. Assuming that its something other than age, is there something that we can look at in the unit itself and try to fix it? Thanks in advance for any advice/help The Johnsons
That's a typical sign of the defrost cycle not working and ice is building up on the coils. That prevents proper air flow of cold air around the compartments. As ice builds up you get less air flow and things warm up soooo you turn up the cold which causes more ice to build up and even less air flow soooo you turn up the cold. See where I'm going with this? You'll have to check your defrost timer, defrost t-stat and even the heat element. Look in your owners manual or online for diagrams of where the parts are located on your older unit, then go from there.
Posted on Dec 30, 2006
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