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PFS22SISBSS General Electric Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for PFS22SISBSS 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.

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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

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..

The water and ice dispenser suddenly stopped working. The light in the dispenser would dim whenever we tried to get water or ice.

  • Customer: BILL from N OLMSTED, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I pulled the power cord, removed the screws and the cover. After removing the screws from the main control board I unplugged all of the connections from the bad board and plugged them into the new board in the same order. An easy change and a real moneysaver!

replace control panel

  • Customer: Mary from New Orleans, LA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was simple really. Merely a replacement part. After disconnecting the ribbon cables and removing old panel all that was left was to reconnect all 3 ribbon cables and the ground and put the cover back on. Simple even for a girl :-)

Water/Ice dispenser stopped working and clicking noise from freezer

  • Customer: Mark from Liberty, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This is a very easy repair. The hardest part was pushing the fridge in and out and having to clean back there!!. Before starting anything, I unplugged the fridge from the wall outlet. I removed 4 nut-drive screws holding the circuit board cover to the back of the fridge. Once the circuit board was exposed, I first compared the current board with the new one to make sure the connections were the same. I did have to use the already existing ground wire (green wire) for the circuit board as the new one provided with the new board had the wrong connectors. I then marked each wire harness from left to right, top to bottom, so I knew what order they were to be reconnected. I then disconnected the 5 wiring harnesses. The hardest part of the repair was removing the board itself. There are 4 plastic connectors holding the board in place. I tried to squeeze them with the pliers, but the board would not come off. I then watched the online video and realized I was squeezing the connectors wrong. After changing how I was squeezing the connectors, the board came out very easily. It was very easy then to snap the new board into place, reconnect the wires, and plug in the fridge. I did test everything before replacing the cover just in case I needed to reconnect something, etc. All in all, this repair took maybe 30 minutes, but that included time to gather the tools, pull out the fridge, clean behind the fridge, replace the board, test the system, and push the fridge back into place. Very Easy

Condensor Fan Motor not working, unit getting hot

  • Customer: Ron from Metairie, LA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Noticed the interior wall hot to the touch when opening cooler or freezer door (side by side). pulled lower panel off in rear of unit and noticed fan motor not working. Ordered new fan motor, installed , still did not work. used volt meter to test for power from main control panel to motor. No power present. Ordered main control panel board and installed. Fixed problem. It ran excellant for about an hour and then the control panel shorted out the main control panel and motor that had just been purchased. Both were replaced at no additional charge by Customer Service. Second installation was a success. Sometimes bad things happen to an already bad situation. It's nice to have the understanding, support and service offered by Parts Select. I guess that's why I use them every time there is a problem. G E is easy to repair as long as you use patience and determination.

change of ice maker

  • Customer: Conti USA, Inc. from Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It was exactly as shown in your instruction video

My fridge was colder than my freezer

  • Customer: Marco from Fallbrook, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I can't tell you how luck I feel after finding your website I ordered the temperature sensor after watching one of your videos on-line and the repair went just as on the video. I pulled the "bad" sensor out, and replaced it with the new one. Keep in mind that this is the first time I ever touch an appliance, needless to say I'm feeling pretty good about that! All in all it took me about 20 minutes to complete my repair and it now has been about 4 days and the refrigerator is working like new again!

Compressor not coming on, not cooling.

  • Customer: Kevin from Morris, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Main Control Board not grounding compressor circuit. Jumped compressor to mak sure it would run. Compressor ran fine control board malfunctioning. Diagnosis was the hard part. Installing the board was very easy.

refrigerator and freezer were not cold enough nor would they stay a constant temperature

  • Customer: Dan from Meridian, ID
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I moved the refrigerator away from the wall, removed the back cover with a 5/16 nut driver, i removed the plugs from the board carefully using neadle nose pliers if needed, then i used the pliers to release the plastic tabs holding the board( 4) installed the new board reversing this process.

freezer warming

  • Customer: Terrance from Excelsior, AL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
pulled the plug and removed screws took out old board and put in the new

Defroster stopped working and iced up evaporator coil

  • Customer: Brandon from Bruceton Mills, WV
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I have a GE Profile French door refrig. It's only about 4 yrs old and the defroster stopped working. I read the other repair stories and was able to narrow it down to either the temp sensor, defrost timer, or main board. The refrig section was up to about 47 degrees and freezer was around 25. I could tell it was trying to cool but couldn't. So I tried the temp sensor first. I cut and spliced the new sensor on the outlet of the Evap. Coil and it took about 15 mins. Turned refrig back on and waited. The coil started to ice over after about 5 hrs I left the back panel off so I could see if and when then heater kicked on. After about 8 hrs I looked in and saw a faint glow and water trickling down and running out the drain. Turned out the sensor was bad and wasn't telling the main board it needed to defrost. I would try the sensor if you are having the same issues before spending a lot of money on the main board, defrost heater and or timer.

Ice maker not working

  • Customer: Derek from Baton Rouge, LA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable), Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Went well. Changed the Ice Maker and then the Water Valve. All good and it is making ice.

freezer would not defrost

  • Customer: philip from cocoa, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
There were only 3parts listed to check omed out the defrost heater and thermostat ....thermistor checked bad ordered replacement took less than 2 minutes to replace after I defrosted it again runs fine

freezer would occasionally defrost

  • Customer: DENIS from GUILFORD, CT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed cover plate to access the control board at rear of the unitdisconnected the old board and installed new one,it seems to have solved the problem but now the icemaker does not appear to work, ???
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