refrigerator side warm not cooling

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Andy From Brunswick, GA

Feb 29, 2012

open the freezer side remove the racks and at the back removed the two 5/16 bolts at top of panel defrost the cooling tubes with hair dryer on the top tube is the defrost themostat cut the orange wire about two inches from themostat cut the blue wire same distance installed the new themostat with twist on wire conectors tape up so it would stay dry. at the bottom of cooling tubes is the defrost heater removed the two 5/16 bolts unpluged the heater and replaced with new unit pluged in the two wires and put back together works fine maybe 30 mins very easy...

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Defrost Thermostat

Part Number: PS1017716

In Stock

Defrost Heater Harness Kit

Part Number: PS1993872

In Stock