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Defrost Heater
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PartSelect Number PS2581596
Manufacturer Part Number 242044113
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Robert from North Chesterfield, VA
Refrigerator would not go into Defrost
When I first noticed that my refrigerator coil was iced up, I read a little bit about the defrost cycle of a refrigerator. I decided to try replacing the least expensive parts first. First I tried the defrost themostat, it was a very easy repair. My coil still froze up after a couple of days. Then I learned how to force my fridge into a defrost mode (on a frigidaire you just click the light button in the fridge 5 times in under 6 seconds). Then I noticed that the defrost heater was not heating up...this repair was more difficult. You have to first remove the two shelves, bin, and tracks. Then you remove the back panel...4 screws. Then you have to take out a couple of screws and drill out one rivet on the drain pan and pull the drain pan out so you can get the defrost heater which snakes up through the coil from the bottom of the coil. Be careful, as the drain pan and coil fins are very sharp, I sliced a couple fingers messing around with these parts. The defrost heater itself is relatively easy to put in once the coil is in the right position (there are videos on youtube on how to do this). After I put in the new heating element, and buttoned everything back up, I was excited to check my work...I forced the fridge into defrost by clicking the light switch 5 times, and the heater still didn't come on! It dawned on me that this problem started about 5 days after a major power outage (hurricane Irene)...When the power came on, it must have surged, and zapped the defrost control board...Long story short, I replaced the control board (about $75.00 from partselect.com) and my problem is fixed...at least I have a 100% brand new defrost system now...Of course it won't be too long until my wife wants another fridge to match her Stainless Steel applicances...oh well, this one will do fine in the garage. Read more...
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Defrost Heater
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PartSelect Number PS3408665
Manufacturer Part Number 242044020
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JEFF from OLIVET, MI
FREEZER WAS COLD FRIDGE WARM
YOU TUBE VIDEO POINTED ME IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. USED MULTI METER TO CHECK FOR VOLTAGE. NONE, REPLACED DEFROST HEATER. WORKS LIKE A CHARM, PART DELIVERED TO MY DOOR FOR LESS THAN $60.00, IN TWO DAYS FROM PARTSELECT. FIXED IT MYSELF FOR LESS THAN THE COST OF A SERVICE CALL. Read more...
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$44.51
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Defrost Heater
PartSelect Number PS2581594
Manufacturer Part Number 242044019
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$69.45
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Defrost Heater
PartSelect Number PS426768
Manufacturer Part Number 216730700
This part is located at the bottom of the evaporator. The defrost heater heats the evaporator in the defrost mode of operation to keep the cooling coils from frosting over. The thermostat must be replaced when replacing the defrost heater.
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$51.15
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Defrost Heater
PartSelect Number PS2331363
Manufacturer Part Number 240356221
The defrost heater keeps the cooling coils from frosting over.
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$58.08
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Refrigerator Defrost Heater Kit
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PartSelect Number PS469516
Manufacturer Part Number 5303918208
The defrost heater keeps the cooling coils from frosting over.
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$66.18
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Defrost Heater With Straps
PartSelect Number PS475083
Manufacturer Part Number 5317842502
The defrost heater keeps the cooling coils from frosting over.
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Gregg from Milford, MA
Defroster not working. Ice dams building up restricting cooling.
Not being sure which part it was, and having replaced the defrost timer already I changed all listed parts out. After 35 years they owed me nothing. I changed the control thermostat easily, I spliced in the defrost thermostat using the connectors and shrink wrap provided. The heater-defrosted element was a snap due to push/pull connectors.

Refrigerator is coopertone in color and matches the kitchen cabinets. oday the only viable option for a matching replacement is a subzero built in. Estimates for the cabinet work, subzero, electrician (to bring up to code) and plumber put the replacement at $12,000.

The unit is working like new with the replacement parts. I could have done more to isolate the faulty part but I think wholesale repacement was still a bargain.

I've fixed my Washing Machine and Drier with PartSelect parts and will continue to use them as my supplier.

Gregg
Massachusetts
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$139.15
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DEFROST HEATER KIT
PartSelect Number PS469556
Manufacturer Part Number 5303918255
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$104.24
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Defrost Heater
PartSelect Number PS469549
Manufacturer Part Number 5303918247
The defrost heater keeps the cooling coils from frosting over.
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$58.50
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Defrost Heater
PartSelect Number PS2581595
Manufacturer Part Number 242044021

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