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GSS23WSTASS General Electric Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for GSS23WSTASS parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the refrigerator repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

All Instructions for the GSS23WSTASS
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heater went bad

  • Customer: Berkeley from Moorefield, WV
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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installed new heater and harness

small leak in ice maker water tubing on the back side of the fridge

  • Customer: Robert from Carlsbad, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
watched a 2 minute video on installing the connector. Then using the utlity blade cut out a 1/3" section of the tubing and installed the connector. DONE! Leak fixed

Broken dairy door

  • Customer: Barbara from Lake Almanor, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Snapped the new door into place.

freezer and refrigerator wasn't cold

  • Customer: Laura from Brentwood, MD
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced all the sensors in both the feezer and refrigerator.Even though it colder now it still is not cold enough.Freezer won't freeze items but is cold and refrigerator still not real cold

Stuck in defrost mode.

  • Customer: Russell from Federalsburg, MD
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Unplugged unit and then removed back panel inside refrigerator. used hair dryer and wet vac to defrost the cooling coils. removed defective defrost heater. rerouted blue wire from left side of panel to right side of panel. installed new heater. replaced panel and turned unit back on. has been running good for a week now. Easy repair. if i can do it anyone can.

Freezer And Frig Both Warm And Compressor Would Not Run

  • Customer: joe from decatur, GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
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I replaced the thermostat, temperature sensor, and the run capacitor. . . Refrigerator still not cooling. I checked the start relay and measured the input terminals on the compressor for the correct resistance. . . Everything measured correctly. In a last ditch effort before calling for service, I pulled the main board, inspected it and saw the problem right away. One leg on the compression capacitor had desoldered itself. Got out my soldering iron and applied a good amount of solder to that point. Put everything back together and turn it on. . . Problem fixed. The compressor kicked on right away and started cooling the refrigerator.

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
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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
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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

Leak

  • Customer: Frank from Lutz, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Had a water leak on that valve for probably the last 7 or 8 years. Only noticed it when I had a huge water issue with a leaky faucet. Repaired that, went to repair the Sheetrock behind refrigerator and saw water in the tray under frige. Wiggle hose and realized that the reason the water on the front door would only trickle out was because the leak on that valve was also affecting the pressure on the front door. Unreal!! The website and video made it incredibly simple to replace, u guys rock, for real!!!

Freeze and refrigerator sides at times were warmer than normal. Would not dispense water or ice threw door dispenser, also could hear a clicking noise every so often the last about 10 minutes at a time. I think the clicking would start on the main board when it went into the defrost mode. Defrost mo

  • Customer: Winston from Ford, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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UNPLUGGED the Refrigerator.Removed two screw from the panel on the (outside) back, took panel off, removed the wire harnesses, carefully removed old board off of the plastic pins, pushed new board on the pins, put wire harnessed back on in their proper places, put cover back on. Everything that was not working, was working now. Took less than 15 mins..

Air leaking into freezer through door dispenser

  • Customer: Ray from Fredericksburg, VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the video instructions. They were clear and consise. I removed the trim ring and controls. Them removed the housing and flapper. I did notice a small burr in the plastic chute and foam insulation. I trimmed this off with a utility in hopes this burr caused the flapper to warp. This is the 2nd time the flapper has been replaced in 1.5 yrs. The repair was really easy thanks to the video.

ice dispenser didn't work correctly.

  • Customer: JORGE from HUNTERSVILLE, NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Very easy to replace these parts. Thankas to part select for telling me how to do it. You are very helpful.

Refrigerator and Freezer were not staying cold. Condensor was completley iced up.

  • Customer: Michael from Oconomowoc, WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Emptied Freezer (to get access to panel covering condensor coils and Defrost Thermostat). Pulled off cover panesl. Had to wait for ice to clear from condensor. Replaced Defrost Thermostat (5 min job), replaced panels and was back in business.

plastic frame broke in several places

  • Customer: Missy from Mesa, AZ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
pulled out the old shelf/drawer frame and replaced with new one. Easy fix.
All Instructions for the GSS23WSTASS
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