The refrigerator keeps tripping the circuit breaker. After I rotate the timer, it will work and then it will trip the breaker. Could it be the timer?
Answer Hello Majid. Does this only happen when the timer is in defrost mode, or when the compressor is trying to start? Thanks.
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Defrost timer 241621501 is rated 10 hr. Replacements are 8 hr. Why the difference?
Answer Hello BHop. It will just keep the coils cleaner in the unit. Less frost build up on it.
When I turn the defrost timer to defrost the compressor and fan stop. The element does not heat up. I used a meter to check how much power is going to the heating element and there is 4 volts. Is the defrost timer defective?
Answer Hello Randy,
The defrost thermostat is the more likely cause but the defrost timer could be the issue. This depends on which side of the defrost thermostat the voltage reading was taken from. If the test was from between the defrost thermostat and the defrost heater, you need to back up and test from the other side of the defrost thermostat. If 120Vac is there, the defrost thermostat 5303918202 is your problem. If the voltage is still not present, the defrost timer 215846602 is the problem.
My appliance repair dealer claims that the Frigidaire timer for this model is no longer available. How do we disconnect the wires to convert this refrigerator from frost free to not frost free?
Answer Hello Keith,
This would be a re-design of the machine. Since we are not appliance design engineers, we have no way to tell you how to re-design the electrical system of the unit to make it manually defrostable. Since this is a low end unit manufactured for Lowes and parts are not available, it is considered, from the service end, non-serviceable.
Please tell me where the defrost timer is located on this model?
Answer Hello Roy. The timer is located behind the front toe grille on the unit.
Where is the refrigerator defrost time located?
Answer Hello Rod. Remove the toe panel off the unit and the timer is behind the toe panel.