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Me GE French Door Refrigerator is icing up inside the

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Me GE French Door Refrigerator is icing up inside the refrigerator, on the back panel. I defrost it with a hair dryer but it recurs and the unit gets noisy.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tom Goellner replied 2 years ago.
The most common problem for this happening is a bad thermistor which is mounted on top of the evaporator coil inside the refrigerator ( behind the panel jyou are defrosting. Go to and look at part number WR55X10025. Cut the wires to it , use blue wire nuts to reconnect and fill the wire nuts with silicone sealant.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I went to the site above but it was for a totally different refrigerator. How do I know the same part will work on my unit?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I just checked with GE - they say the thermistor P/N you provided is not correct for my refrig.