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Offline jay2001

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GE side by side refrigerator
« on: July 06, 2008, 11:26:55 AM »
I have a GE TFX20JR side by side. The problem is when its started from being unpluged for a while, It works fine but as time goes on (I mean ofter it runs for 3 weeks or so) it becomes warmer. It it freezing up? Does it have a defrost times bad?...thanks in advance



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Re: GE side by side refrigerator
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2008, 05:49:52 PM »
Is there frost in the freezer section over the back panel?
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Re: GE side by side refrigerator
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2008, 12:36:29 PM »
Yes, down the back of the freezer ....

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Re: GE side by side refrigerator
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2008, 03:40:58 PM »
Replace the defrost heater and terminator assembly. You'll have to thaw out all the frost first.

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Re: GE side by side refrigerator
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2008, 04:09:25 PM »
can you give me a good place to purchase this part? Is there a part number? And what should i expect to pay?   thanks for your help!!!

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Re: GE side by side refrigerator
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2008, 05:06:18 PM »
Hi Jay;

Click the part pic above and all your questions will be answered, Grasshopper :)
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Re: GE side by side refrigerator
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2008, 10:10:23 PM »
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Re: GE side by side refrigerator
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2008, 04:55:31 PM »
Not all of those heater/thermostat assemblys are the same. They may look the same but they have different brackets and lengths. You must have your model number.
These heater assemblys can get expensive I would say 75 bucks at least.
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Re: GE side by side refrigerator
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2008, 02:23:10 PM »
Did you get this one repaired?
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