refrigarator was to warm and ice formed on ciol.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver


Dec 11, 2012

first i had to defrost the coil. i did this the day i knew that the parts would be here. when parts arived i removed the shelves from freezer section. then removed light cover and bulb. i then had to remove the two screws holding the back panel of the freezer,removed panel.repaced the defrost thermostat by cutting the wire on the old one and splicing themto the new one. removed the two srews holding the defrost heater remove wires from old heater. placed wires on the new heater screwed back to coil replaced back panel and shelves. the only thing is that it is a tight spot to work in.

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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