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GE Refer How do you initiate defrost?
« on: November 06, 2009, 07:05:01 PM »
Trying to find out if there is a way to tell the control board to initiate defrost.  Any help is appreciated.  Thanks,
Steve

Model GSS22IFPA

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Re: GE Refer How do you initiate defrost?
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2009, 07:29:32 PM »
There is a Diagnostic mode that you can perform from the control panel which will automatically check all the components and give you a readout with a fault code.

GE Diagnostics

There is a mini manual under the front kickplate with similar info.
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Re: GE Refer How do you initiate defrost?
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2009, 07:34:56 PM »
This model doesn't have a digital display. I have read that the board uses a adaptive defrost which counts door openings and compressor run time.  I was told that pushing the door switch about 5 times might work but it didn't seem to work.

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Re: GE Refer How do you initiate defrost?
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2009, 07:56:21 PM »
Here's what I have on  that subject:

GE Adaptive Defrost

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Re: GE Refer How do you initiate defrost?
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2009, 08:06:19 PM »
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