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Offline macdoc

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Need help with fixing my refrigerator
« on: December 25, 2011, 06:07:13 PM »

My refrigerator stopped working and I would like to learn how to fix it myself.

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Re: Need help with fixing my refrigerator
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2011, 07:11:21 PM »
If yours is a model with a defrost timer then the defrost timer might have gotten hung in defrost. Find the timer and advance it to see if the compressor kicks in. If it is clicking then most likely the compressor relay is out. Take the relay off and shake it. If the thang rattles then it is bad. Is the bask of the freezer wall frosted over? You might have a broken defrost heater or termination thermostat gone out. What is the symptoms and can you post yer model number?
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Re: Need help with fixing my refrigerator
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2011, 07:22:08 PM »
It's a frigidaire model number GLRS64ZEB4.
Were is the defrost timer at?

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Re: Need help with fixing my refrigerator
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2011, 10:11:39 AM »
Your model refrigerator does not have a mechanical defrost timer that you can advance by turning it.
Yours has a electronic board instead. It's #23 in this diagram.

Diagram

Is there frost build up on the back wall of your freezer?