Refrigerator not defrosting.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator

ModelZISW42EMC

Level of DifficultyDifficult

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Michael From Tappan, NY

Aug 13, 2007

5 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

After gaining access thto the Evaporator Coil, lots of disassembly, I was able to cut the foam (Heater Trough) and remove it first (in pieces). This allowed room to lower the Condensate pan and slide it out to replace the Heating Coil, which was also purchased from you. Don't forget to disconnect the drain hose. Because of the "V" shape of the pan, the rear portion of the foam trough had to be removed to allow reassembly. I still have to verify whether the Defrost Timer is working properly, but the unit is coolingto proper temperatures (Freezer and Refrigerator).

Regards,
Mike Hall

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drain Pan Heater Trough (Now subbed to De-Icing Kit)

Part Number: PS303160

$280.20
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