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Old 02-19-2013, 09:11 PM
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Model Number: GSS25QGTA BB   Brand: GE   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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Hi, I was working on my ice maker, The spring came off the flapper that turns off the ice. I unplugged the ice maker before unplugging the frig. Very stupid I know. The lights works when I open the doors. the ice maker light is on, the ice maker screw turns when I press the button. the water works fine The frig wont turn on and start cooling.

I repair computer motherboards for a living so I know about electronics I just need to know what to check. Could my control board be bad or is it a sensor problem? Thanks in advance.


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Update: The frig works fine now except the fan on the inside of the freezer is not spinning. I tested the control boards j2 connector, pin 3 and 8 and got 12v DC. I also tested pins 3 and 4 and got 12v DC. Am I right in saying I have a bad evaporator fan? Also I tested the defrost thermostat and found no resistance so I found the problem there. Any thoughts or second opinions? Thanks in advance.

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Hello,

The main control board is bad.

I'm not sure which part did you call "defrost thermostat". Is it the overtemperature thermostat (#240 at the diagram)? If that is correct and the continuity test shows it's open, then it will cause the refrigerator not defrosting.

- The main control board Part number: WR55X10942

Part number: WR55X10942



- The overtemperature thermostat Part number: WR50X10069

Part number: WR50X10069



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