GE Consumer Home Services Training TECHNICAL SERVICE GUIDE General Electric Side-by-Side Knob Control/Metal Liner Refrigerator MODEL SERIES: GSS20 GSS22 GSS25 ESS22 ESS25 HSS22 HSS25 SSS25 PUB # 31-9071 02/01...
Introduction 2001 Energy SxS models are being introduced in The freezer has adjustable shelves, slide-out Spillproof shelf, QuickSpace shelf, and deep door response to the requirement for more energy- efficient refrigerators by mid year 2001, along with shelves, based on model. The fresh food section having feature and operation enhancements.
H = HOTPOINT T = TROPICAL D = DELUXE WIRE D = CUBED ICE / WATER AA = ALMOND/ALMOND P = PROFILE (GE) G = GLOBAL I = DELUXE GLASS E = CUBED & CRUSHED ICE / WATER BB = BLACK/BLACK...
Warranty Information Sales slip or cancelled check is required as proof of original purchase date to obtain service under warranty. Note: Water filter cartridge warranty is 30 days. All warranty service is provided by our Factory Service Centers or an authorized Customer Care® technician.
Operating Characteristics Table of Contents Normal Operating Characteristics That Are Different from Previous Models . . Abnormal Operating Characteristics (Incorrect Operation) ....Adaptive Defrost ..........Cooling Operation (Adaptive Defrost) .
Normal Operating Characteristics That Are • Length of time the compressor has run since Different from Previous Models the last defrost cycle. • Amount of time the defrost heaters were on in • Icemaker auger rotates clockwise. the last defrost cycle. •...
into a continuous cool mode (pre-chill). During pre- Liner Protection Mode chill, the freezer temperature may be driven below The liner protection mode will activate if either of the set point. However, the fresh food temperature the doors have been open for 3 minutes. This will be regulated by the damper.
Dispenser Lock Hinge System and Door Closure When the dispenser system is locked, no dispenser command will be accepted. This includes the dispenser cradle and will prevent accidental dispensing that may be caused by children or pets. If a pad is pressed with the system locked, it will be acknowledged with 3 Cam with pulses of the LOCK LED accompanied by an...
Airflow (Cabinet Interior) “Jelly Roll” Condenser The freezer compartment is designed so that when the evaporator fan is operating, air is drawn into the bottom of the air tunnel and through the evaporator. The cold air is then pushed out into the top of the freezer.
Main Control Board THERMISTOR MODEL DAMPER ENCODER COMMUNICATION COILS SELECT INPUTS INPUTS INPUT/OUTPUT INPUTS ACCUMULATED FF AND FRZ DOOR OPENINGS (MINUTES) FAN OUTPUTS COMPRESSOR RUN TIME (MINUTES) DEFROST HEATER ON TIME (MINUTES) PROCESSING UNIT OUTPUTS COOLING PRE-CHILL DEFROST COMPRESSOR DOOR DEFROST SWITCH OUTPUTS...
General Locator Views Temperature Temperature Tech Data Sheet Tech Data Sheet Controls Controls Location Location Freezer Light Freezer Light Switch Switch Fresh Food Fresh Food Light Switch Light Switch Damper Damper Fresh Food Fresh Food Evaporator Evaporator Thermistor Thermistor Evaporator Evaporator Thermistor Thermistor...
Main Main Control Control Board Board Condenser Condenser Jelly Roll Jelly Roll Condenser Condenser Compressor Compressor Water Water Water Solenoids Solenoids GEA00917 Capacitor Capacitor Overload Overload Overload and Relay and Relay (under cover) (under cover) – 14 –...
Door Gasket The rear flange of the gasket is positioned between the inner and outer door panels. The screws under the gasket flap must be loosened. 1. Remove the door bins. 2. Loosen 40 screws located under the door gasket. 3.
Cam with Thimble Screw Cam Riser Hinge Adjustment Hinge GEA00909 3. Remove the base grille. 9. Remove the screw, hinge cam, and thimble 4. Disconnect the water supply tube. To from the bottom of the door. disconnect the tube, push in the white collar on 10.
2. Disconnect the connectors for the door light switch and temperature control switches. Connectors Connectors Encoder Encoder Board Board Freezer Door Light Switch GEA00870 The freezer door light switch is located on the left 3. Disconnect the connectors for the light and of the freezer compartment.
2. On models without a replacement LED, apply The QuickSpace shelf splits in half and slides the year and month sticker to the new under itself to allow for storage of tall items on the cartridge. shelf below. To adjust this shelf: 3.
Freezer Light The freezer light is attached to the evaporator fan housing. 1. Remove the light cover by lifting it off the tabs. 2. Replace the appliance light bulb. GEA00874 Icemaker The icemaker is located in the rear of the freezer compartment.
Ice Dispenser Drive Mounting Screws Mounting Screws Mounting Screws The ice dispenser drive turns the ice dispenser auger in either crushed or cube mode. 1. Remove 2 Phillips screws from the ice dispenser drive. 2. Slide the dispenser out until the cable connector is visible.
4. Remove 4 Phillips screws from the evaporator Defrost Heater and Freezer Thermistor cover. The defrost heater warms the evaporator during 5. Remove the evaporator cover. the defrost mode of operation. The freezer thermistor, located at the bottom left side of the 6.
Overtemperature Thermostat and Door Dispenser Control Panel Evaporator Thermistor The door dispenser control panel allows the consumer to select water, crushed ice, or ice The main control board monitors the resistance of cubes. It is an interface to the main control board. the evaporator thermistor.
3. Turn over the ice bucket and ice dispenser cover. Remove the Phillips screw. 4. Remove the cover. 5. Remove the Phillips screw for the ice cube control linkage and slide the linkage to the rear of the ice bucket. 4.
4. Remove 2 screws from the condenser fan cover. Screws Screws 5. Pull out the fan until the electrical connector is exposed. 6. Disconnect the electrical connector. GEA00894 5. With a file, score the capillary tube just above the soldered section. Break off the soldered section of the capillary tube.
IMPORTANT: To ensure proper door closure, the Main Control Board refrigerator rollers must be adjusted to level the The main control board is located in the back of refrigerator. This is different from previous models. the unit. This board controls the operation of the unit.
Cable Cable Connector Connector GEA00900 4. Remove 2 Phillips screws from the solenoid connection. 5. Disconnect the water tube and remove the solenoid. Fresh Food Air Damper The fresh food air damper is located in the upper left corner of the fresh food compartment. The damper opens to allow cold air to circulate from the freezer to the fresh food compartment.
Main Main Control Control Board Board Condenser Condenser Jelly Roll Jelly Roll Condenser Condenser Compressor Compressor Water Water Water Solenoids Solenoids GEA00917 Capacitor Capacitor Overload Overload Overload and Relay and Relay (under cover) (under cover) – 52 –...
Main Control Board (120 VAC Side) PROCESSING UNIT OUTPUTS COOLING PRE-CHILL DEFROST COMPRESSOR DOOR DEFROST SWITCH OUTPUTS INPUTS 1 - Blk / Wht 2 - Violet / Blk 3 - Yel 4 - Gry 5 - Not Used 6 - Violet 7 - Red 8 - Blk 9 - Orn...