Freezer would ice up and refrigerator stop cooling

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

Brian From Tallulah, LA

Nov 15, 2008

17 out of 18 people found this instruction helpful

First i unpluged the power then cleaned everything out of freezer and removed all the drawers and racks them removed the 2 screws at bottem of freezerand removed panel then removed 4 screws on the bulbs and unpluged the wire and took off the sensor and replaced with new one put everthing back. Then on the top of refigerator side on the top behind the adjuster is the defrost timer pulled handle out and off removed plastic shield and removed 2 screws and unplug the timer and change it then put everything back and pluged back in and everything worked in a few minutes

Help other customers find the most helpful instructions.

Were these instructions helpful?

Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Defrost Heater with Thermostat

Part Number: PS303934

In Stock

Defrost Timer

Part Number: PS310858

In Stock