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2005 GE Adora 18.0 top freezer/refrigerator stop running.

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2005 GE Adora 18.0 top freezer/refrigerator stop running. Previously had automatic thawing problems. Had to disconnect to thaw a couple of months ago because evaporator severly layered with ice. Thawed and reconnected until it stopped running.

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How long have you had it plugged back in for?





Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Over 12 hours.


we need to get to item 300 in the diagram and cross the wires and see fi it starts up when yo do it...

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

O.k. If you could be patient with me I'll try it now.

I wil lbe here for you...
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I didn't have to take it apart. Surprisingly, the damn thing is back on and running fine. When I got downstairs to open the temp control in the refrigerator, I heard something running and opened the freezer door the evaporator fan was running and the coils were accumulating frost again.


It appears the defrost timer had not detected the defrost cycle had elapsed since the electrical heater appears to be damaged.

Are you not a lucky feelow, however I think you need to replace the heater in the freezer so you don't have to defrost anymore, these go bad all the time... you can click on the blue link below to order it...

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