coils froze because heater failed

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

james From pikeville, NC

Sep 08, 2009

0 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

I removed about 4 screws on freezer side and took back panel out to expose heater element. I then took 2 screws out and unpluged old heater and installed new one. I changed thermostat because i wanted to make sure. That only required soldering 2 wires after cutting old one off. Very simple fix.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Defrost Thermostat

Part Number: PS1017716

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Defrost Heater Harness Kit

Part Number: PS1993872

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