Cabinet very hot on sides, freezer not 0, running continuously.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator

ModelPFS22MISBWW

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Philip From Los Alamos, NM

Jul 01, 2008

2 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Diagnosis of symptoms was condenser fan not running, due to faulty main board.

First: removed the cover over the main board, which was too hot to touch. Bad design flaw, no ventilation for the board, which I believe made it fail. We got another year of service with the cover removed.

Second: after reading people's experiences here, ordered the board and popped it in. (Note: needed a pliers to compress each of the 4 plastic studs holding the board in.) Works like a champ.

Third: did NOT replace the cover. At our altitude the air can't conduct enough heat to prevent cooking the board. Need to allow circulation.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

USE GEH WR55X10942 (Now subbed to Main Electronic Control Board)

Part Number: PS2364946

$151.68
In Stock