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Old 03-11-2018, 06:25 PM
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Default Defrost thermostat open/closed
Model Number: TBX18HA, part 37TV31   Brand: GE   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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I ordered and received a defrost thermostat and wanted to test it before putting it in. The circuit is open (infinite res) out of the box at room temp. I froze it with spray just to see if it was backwards, and it stayed open. I put it under a heat lamp and at 84F it stayed open.

Then I returned it because I thought it was bad. I received a new one and it tests the same way. I was assuming that the thermostat should be open until it gets too cold, then should be closed, to turn the heater on. Am I mistaken?

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Last edited by Jorabi : 03-11-2018 at 06:28 PM.
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