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Our refrigirator isnt cooling as often as it should and our

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Our refrigirator isnt cooling as often as it should and our food is constantly getting spoiled; it seems to be defrosting 12 hours at a time and all the spoiled food and heat is starting to draw some unwelcome guests into our home(roaches). Its been really agrivating; how can I get our refrigerator cold again, what do you suppose is the problem and what are your suggestions.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.

If you did not include a model # XXXXX your question please do on you second reply if possible,this helps us serve you faster.

 

if you can get me a model # XXXXX can help you better, do you hear any clicking or buzzing comming from the compressor?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
The model number is: GRS20ZRHW8. No theres no humming or buzzing or anything unfamiliar.
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
ok , the defrost timer needs to be replaced, Part 12762part # XXXXX on this diagram, its behind the plastic grill on the bottom front under the door. this will take care of your problem, thanks Bryan, part link, http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-GRS20ZRHW8-%3d%3di12762&PartID=12762

Edited by Bryan on 7/11/2010 at 10:36 PM EST
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Where can I find one and how much does it cost(is it safe to do it myself)?
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
you can order this on line @ http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-GRS20ZRHW8-%3d%3di12762&PartID=12762 its safe to install yourself, just unplug the refrigerator first,
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