Replacing a Defrost Thermostat on a GE Refrigerator

As providers of appliance parts for household appliances, Appliance Parts Company partners with some of the biggest names in the household appliance business. From Whirlpool to Viking, GE to Maytag, we help you with replacement parts, advice and warranties from these leading manufacturers.

GE has been particularly helpful for consumers, offering a wide array of parts at their site, videos for appliance repair and links to outside vendors like Appliance Parts Company to help you with your local needs. To learn how to repair a defrost thermometer appliance part for one of GE’s refrigerators, we are sharing below a video that outlines the steps necessary.  Which offers tips on using replacement parts and self-repairs for fixing your own GE refrigerator.

This particular Defrost Thermostat is specific to GE manufactured brands including General Electric, Hotpoint, and Kenmore. If your fridge is having any of these symptoms, then replacing the Defrost Thermostat could solve your appliance problem.
1) Fridge and freezer are not keeping cold
2) Ice cubes are frozen in the tray and frost is all underneath
3) Fridge is not cooling and the freezer is not defrosting

Tools used for this repair/replacement:
1) ¼ Nut Driver with magnetic bit
2) Wire Strippers
3) Electrical Tape
4) 2 Wire Marettes

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