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GSS20IEPJWW General Electric Refrigerator - Instructions

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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
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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.

Replace ice maker

  • Customer: Richard from Melcher-Dallas IA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed new ice crusher motor which I had previously replaced. Then removed old ice maker (only two screws not totally taken out) -- installed new ice maker - plugged it in, turned it on -- reinstalled ice crusher motor and ice bucket -- plugged in refrigerator.

needed an extra shelf

  • Customer: Marilyn from Flowood MS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Part was received quickly and quickly installed-Thank you

Refirerator and freezer not holding temperature

  • Customer: Frans from Southport NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
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.

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.

First warm day of summer noticed beverages were cool but not cold pulled the refrigerator away from the wall and noticed quikly the condensor fan was not working

  • Customer: Mark from Athens ME
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We were not sure if the problem was with the fan or the main control board after reading other posts with similar problems we decided the main control board was most likely the problem our unit is over 5 years old with heavy use. We left the fridge pulled away from the wall and put a medium size fan aimed toward the condensor, compressor area and that worked bringing the temperature down and the unit did shut off. This further assured us that it was probably the main control unit and we also figured with the units age the control board would eventually have to be replaced. It took several days to get the main control unit(not bad)and we left the fan in place during the wait. We watched the video read the instuctions and had just a small problem removing some of the wiring harnesses nothing major. Squeezed the plastic tabs with needle nose pliers my son pulled as I watched everything carefully came off well put the new one in place easily plugged all the wires back on you cannot put them in the wrong place do to the configurations plugged the unit back in and the fan went right to work. Put everything back together and the unit runs as quiet as it did when it was new the part was a little pricey but saved the cost of a repair man

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.

Refrigerator was not cooling

  • Customer: Barry from Las Vegas NV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Had a repairman come out and quote me over $600 to replace the control panel and the display. I went online and found you guys, watched the video, and replaced the control panel in less than 15 minutes. Your video was great and gave very clear instructions - unplugged the fridge, unscrewed the panel on the back, popped off the control panel and connectors using needle-nose plyers, put new control panel in place and reconnected all the plug-ins, put cover panel back on, plugged fridge in, reconnected and checked display inside front of fridge, it came on and lit up, closed the door and let the fridge cool to the proper temp. The fridge is now working great for around $175 for parts. Thanks!

Refrigerator and freezer stopped working, only inside lights on

  • Customer: Marinez from Bridgeport CT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Really easy to change the board..I did spend more time trying to figure it out how to plug the ground wire, as the new board had different wires to ground. What i did was i switch the ground wires from the old board and put them in the new board. Problem solved, refrigerator and freezer running like new.

Tempeature in fresh food section was unstable and dropped below 32F frequently. Service technician had previously replaced the two temperature sensors but this did not remedy the problem. I decided to replace the main control board and this seems to have have resolved the problem.

  • Customer: James from Crestwood KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the cover plate to gain access to the main control board. Disconnect the electrical connectiosn ad repalce the board. re-connect the electrical connections.

would not run no lights on panel control

  • Customer: Ricky from Panther WV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
real easy unplugged fridge took back small plate off marked and unplugged wiring plugs squeeze the four tabs still was tight coming off be careful or might break a tab i didnt but tight as it was knew it might happen so was very careful installed other board and put plate back plugged up worked prefect saved alot on repair bill for sure
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