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Old 11-04-2012, 12:27 PM
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Model Number: GE Americana Hotpoint   Brand: GE   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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Any help would really be appreciated! ...at first my fridge was too warm -- the compressor would shut down and stay off -- I installed a used starter/capacitor (3 prong but not an exact match) -- now my fridge compartment is always freezing (30 degrees )-- I tried changing the thermostat control (part# WR09X10042) and the new thermostat control (part# wr9x355 -- parts guy said it would work fine) -- however when turned most of the way down it will not shut the compressor off -- I must now turn it down to lowest setting marked "1" -- and to get the compressor to come back on i must turn this thermostat control all the way up past 7. When I left it on 3 -- it freezes everything in the refrigerator compartment -- just so you know I also installed a "Supco" Universal Defrost Timer -- the directions said to set it to "12 hours" and "35 minutes" for defrost cycle -- since this fridge is freezing I now have it set to defrost every "8 hours" for "35 minutes" just to try and help stop the freezing of the fridge part...

Other notes -- I did really clean the coils underneath -- and the evaporator fan in back seems to spin fast enough -- compressor is not very warm or not hot to the touch even though it is always on -- I did replace the defrost thermostat on the defrost coils in the back of freezer - and the defrost heater does glow orange when defrost mode starts -- all ice melts off coils and the freezer fan works well... Seems plenty fast.... Any help would really be appreciated!

Chris in Hoboken


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Bump... Any ideas? Please throw me a bone or something.... My vegetables have all frozen and with the hurricane it might be a long wait for more... Any ideas?

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Old 12-09-2012, 06:20 PM
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I now have the thermostat down to 1 -- I used a Supco GC140 which is meant to be a direct replacement for a GE thermostat control #WR9X355 -- not a direct replacement for my GE thermostat control #WR09X10042 -- could this have thrown my dial off -- I am now set at 1 rather than the recommended 5 on the dial to maintain fridge in the safe range (32-40 F)
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