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Old 11-24-2008, 05:13 AM
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G, next time you're in town give me a call & I'll take you by First Source & introduce you to Jim Tupper. He can save you lots of money on most parts, GE or otherwise.
I'll keep you in mind for smaller parts.

If my friend calls.
I may need a de-icing kit $$ for a GE Monogram fridge. a $5000 fridge that pees water all over everything, right after the warranty ran out.
Factory defect, the drain ices up and the heater pan can't melt all the ice that gets into the hole.

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Old 11-24-2008, 01:54 PM
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I had a side by side fridge that did that.

I was told that the freezer part was packed to tightly. During the defrost cycle the heater comes on to raise the air temp above above freezing to melt the frost. The warn air cannot get to the bottom of the freezer and the line plugs up with ice and behind some of the "appearance" panels ice coats the coils.

Empty the freezer, turn it off, chip out all the ice that is on the coils and behind panels. Leave the door open for a couple of hours. Turn it back on and put the stuff back in looser. "Looser" just mean so you don't block air flow from the top to the bottom of the freezer.

It worked and we haven't had the problem of fridge pee again. :evil::evil:
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Old 11-26-2008, 01:53 AM
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I had a side by side fridge that did that.
This one is stupider. see picture.

This is a double door, side by side.
Every thing is on top, the pump, fan, water pans.....

Note in the picture, once the water fills the drip pan the water must travel UP thru the wall then into another pan.
The tube is always full of water because it's at a higher level.

After searching the net I found a fix.
GE has a kit, new drip-pan, new heater pan, more insulation for the tube that exits the pan.
This is their second kit, appears the first one did not work.

When I talked to GE over the phone, they denied any problems, and said that no kit existed.

And too top it off, the pump is used to evaporate the water and sits in the water pan.
Well the whole bottom is rusting like crazy, flakes of rust. I don't know how thick the housing is but it does not look as if it will last much longer.
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