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BCS42CKB General Electric Refrigerator - Overview

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$22.90

Single Outlet Valve Kit

The water inlet valve on your refrigerator allows water to enter the ice maker and water dispenser. If your ice maker or water dispenser is not functioning properly, or you notice ...

$21.36

Run Capacitor

The function of the run capacitor is to help the compressor turn on and off while maintaining a constant temperature in your freezer. If you notice that your refrigerator or freezer is too warm, you may have to replace the run capacitor. This part is 1-1/2 inches in length and is made of black plastic with two metal prongs which connect to a wiring harness. The run capacitor is in the back of the refrigerator and is mounted to the condenser fan motor bracket with a 1/4-inch screw. You will need to remove the lower back panel of your refrigerator to access this part.

$54.44

Defrost Timer - 120V 60Hz

This defrost timer will cycle for 25 minutes after every six hours of run time. The timer itself is made of plastic, and its terminals are bent, the leads are internal, and the lab...

$4.40

Plastic Tube - 1/4"

$150.69

Evaporator Fan Motor - Harness NOT Included

This evaporator fan motor operates in a counter clockwise fashion. This motor's shaft is 3/8 of an inch and the motor has two right side terminals. NOTE: Harness wires NO longer c...

$27.37

Drawer Slide Rail - Right Side

$179.52

Condenser Fan Motor - 115V

This part comes with 3 round pin connection terminals. This fan motor circulates the air through the refrigerator grille and cools the compressor and condenser coils. It also helps...

$3.54

Grommet - Black

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$22.77

Relay PTCR - 2 Wire

The start relay briefly boosts the compressor, and then shuts off as soon as the motor gets up to speed.

$4.12

Mounting Grommet

The mounting grommet is black in color, made of plastic, measures 1 inch in diameter, and is sold individually. It is collared around the edge to keep it in place. This part is used to help hold the compressor in place and prevent vibration. This part is generally found in refrigerators, washers, freezers, and dehumidifiers. This is a genuine OEM part that comes right from the manufacturer.

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  • Customer: Nancy from Hamburg, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 67 of 106 people found this instruction helpful
popped off front grille, removed 2 screws for bracket, then had to remove one screw for timer. unplugged old timer, reversed procedure, all works. read more

refrigerator was not cooling but the freezer worked fine.

  • Customer: Wanda from Cabins, WV
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 50 of 59 people found this instruction helpful
My husband put on the defrost timer. At first I thought the part was not going to fix the problem. After about 5 hours my refrigerator was still warm. I went to work and when I got home that evening my refrigerator was cooling and down to 28 degrees. So if you replace this part wait at least 12-24 hours. Give it time to stablize. My husband says it h... read more

not making ice

  • Customer: thomas from richmond, VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 27 of 32 people found this instruction helpful
when the ice maker runs through its cycle, you should be able to hear the solinoid valve open, letting water into the ice maker. this was not happening for me. you can dissconnect the plug on the valve and put the two probes from a multimeter in the plug and set for AC volts. when the ice maker runs its cycle, at the end you should see the meter jump as pow... read more