Unit runs,but freezes up, cold controll stuck on.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Tom From Menasha, WI

May 11, 2014

UNPLUG UNIT;open door, pull straight off,the control knob. Under freezer tray, release white plastic holder containing capillary tube (take note how it fits). Straighten tube. On back of unit; remove 3 screws holding condenser grid. GENTLY pull outward and down the grid just enough to access the 2 screws to the cover. Remove cover. Pull the capillary tube out of unit (white plastic cover on it). Write down where the wires go, unplug them. Remove the two screws holding the control to the unit. Reverse procedure. Take note to center the control, so knob will fit. Install wires. Install cover. Remove white plastic cover on old capillary tube, install it on new part. Gently push tube thru back of unit. Gently fold tube on end and fit into white plastic holder. fit holder under freezer tray. Gently return condenser grid back into place, install the 3 screws. Set control knob to about half way. Plug unit in. use thermometer to set final temperature.

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Part Number: PS310864

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