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GSL25IFRFBS General Electric Refrigerator - Instructions

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Loud clicking noise from back of refrigerator; stopped cooling

  • Customer: Richard from Auburn CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
A local appliance parts shop told me that GE refrigerators were notorious for bad control boards. The new one cost ~ $200, with express shipping. Removal and installation were easy and straight-forward. After the replacement, the refrigerator is working fine--for now.

Refirerator and freezer not holding temperature

  • Customer: Frans from Southport NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
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I have very close clearance to a facing island counter, so I removed the door handles using a small allen wrench. I moved the unit out from the cabentry and removed the six or so screws holding on the cover plate for the main circuit board. I labeled the several pin connectors to the board, and used pliers to gently remove them from the old board. The instructions that came with the replacement board discussed cutting wires depending on my specific unit, but it was clear I did not need to do that. I replaced the circuit board and replaced the cover plate. For good measure I vacuumed the dust from the heat exchanger. The repair worked very well as the unit cooled down from a freezer/refigerator temp of 14/40 to -1/35 in a matter of a few hours.

Refer would not get cold. Compressor would nor run.

  • Customer: Norm from Ninilchik AK
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I remover the old board, installed the new one with minor diffaculty. All wiring fit perfectly and board fit perfect also. A very easy job to perform.

My water dispenser stopped working then the ice dispenser. Last it started making a clicking noise and stopped cooling and freezing.

  • Customer: Austin from Smith River CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It as easy as the instructions and the video.

Refrigerator would start. No power to door control panel.

  • Customer: Joshua from Odenville AL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I unplugged the refrigerator and removed cover to the motherboard. I unplugged the ground wire and all other connections, unsnapped the board and removed. Snapped the new one into place and reconnected all connections. I used the old ground wires and simply removed the new from the new board. I plugged it up and bam it worked.

unit not cooling or freezing

  • Customer: David from Omaha TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
contacted partselect online,chose part from part listings and ordered the part online. PartSelect sent the part quickly and I changed it as soon as it came in. Took about 20 minutes total.This is a good web site and i will recomend it to others. The ice maker won't work now so I'll have to order the parts to fix that.

freezer cold fresh food side not cold evaporator covered in ice.

  • Customer: Ignacio from Chicago IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I changed the defrost thermostat and the evaporator thermistor and the main control board I didnt change the defrost heater because I tested it for continuity and it did have continuity, the freshfood section and freezer section thermistors had 16.3 k ohms + - 5 % so I didnt change those, and the problem got worst now the freezer section wont cool under 40 degrees and the fresh food section is about 50 - 60 degrees I might as well put the old board on at least the freezer was actualy freezing for a week or so, before it needed defrosting.

unthawed twice then third time compressor wouldn't start up but cooling fan would still run

  • Customer: Donna from Charlotte MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I pulled cover off back that housed the board. Unplugged all the wires that went to the board. wires will only fit in one spot so you cannot mess it up. snapped it off the pegs, then replaced new board in same spot. hooked plugs back up and installed ground wire. covered it back up plugged it in and it ran.

I replaced what I thought was a faulty mother board. It was easy to do.

  • Customer: Rolland from Derby NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replacing the motherboard was really easy. However it has not fixed my refrigerator. I continue to have cooling issues with fridge and sometimes with the freezer.

Freezer too warm

  • Customer: Antoinetta from Lake Ronkonkoma NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The video instructions were easy to follow as well as the replacement. The replacement Main Control Board is generic to different refrigerators and has more connectors than the original. Be sure to identify the locations prior to removal and installation.

Fridge and freezer consistently get warm during Summer

  • Customer: Robert from Bearsville NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After pulling fridge out from the wall, removing the bottom back panel and inspecting the fridge operating parts, I noticed the condenser fan never comes on. Reading online I found that most of the time the problem is with the main control board. I simply unscrewed the back panel, carefully disconnected the cables from the old board, plugged them back in to the new board, replaced the panel and started the Fridge back up. It cooled right down to normal temperature within the hour! Five years of neurotic behavior around cooling the fridge were over! My wife and I constantly rearranged various fans around the kitchen and joining rooms, opened the cabinet above, taking out the bottom shelf to make more ventilation, pulling the fridge out from the wall several inches, and worrying every time the freezer went up to 9 or 10 or even 20 degrees, and the fridge section up to 40 or even 45 degrees F. I can sleep easy now, and use the fans on us in hot weather, rather than the constant buzz in the kitchen. We can even have a conversation without yelling above the din of the fans!

My refrigerator suddenly stopped dispensing ice and water

  • Customer: Timothy from Birmingham AL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I did an internet search on the issue, which was that my refrigerator suddenly stopped dispensing ice and water through the door. Also, the refrigerator had been cycling on and off constantly for some time. I found a YouTube video showing how to replace the main control board; along with a link to order the new part. I ordered the part and selected standard shipping. My part arrived in 48 hours. I replaced the main control board just like in the video. My refrigerator works like new now. I was able to solve my problem in two days on my own, for the cost of parts only. I am sold on PartSelect.com.

ice maker fail, water dispenser fail, progressively worse

  • Customer: douglas from englewood CO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplug, replace board, plug in, everything working.

Warm temp After a power outage

  • Customer: TIM from FT. WAYNE IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Should have had an idea that it froze up When use of a generator on/ off use for five days And dirty condenser Their should have been a trouble shooting examples

Circmit Board for the Refrigator

  • Customer: John from Anaheim CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Read instructions,unplugged refrigator from wall socket, removed screws,remove cover, unplugged cables, removed old board, placed in new board, connected cables, put on cover,replaced screws,,,,plugged refrigator into wall socket. so far all is well.
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