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Hello, i have GE side by side refrigerator GE MODEL # GSS22WGMC, the evaporator fan was making noise, i replaced the fan motor, than i saw a lot of ice on coil, i went and bought heater assy with dual elements, when i took the old heater it had only single element, WILL THE DUAL ELEMENT WORK

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Yes the double element will work. It is the new replacement part.

Posted on Feb 09, 2018

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SOURCE: Re GE TFX26ZP sid by side fridge Evaporator coil keep ice on it

the defrost thermostat should be clamped onto the evap coils..defrost timer should be under fridge. If this is a newer model, it might have an ecm ( comp control) on top of the compressor..

Posted on Sep 21, 2009

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When you replaced the fan motor you must also replace the evaporator thermister.
After you replace the thermister,if the fan motor still does not work you must replace the control board on the rear of the refrigerator.

Posted on Dec 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Freezer fan in my GE side by side refrigerator surges and whistle

With you model and brand I would want to check the voltage on the fan and shaft play. Meaning the fan may be going bad or the voltage being altered at the motherboard. I do know your model with the control board that it has if a fan becomes defective the board is also affected. If the fan goes bad and replaced it is very possible that the board will fail and cause the new fan to fail. If you need help with diagnostics please let me know, Thanks, Sea breeze

Posted on Dec 13, 2009

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