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WR51X10055 GE Refrigerator Defrost Heater Replacement

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SKU: APNWR51X10055    
Condition: New
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Replacement defrost heater used on some GE, Hotpoint, Kenmore, and RCA refrigerator models.

Directly Replaces: WR51X10055, AP3183311, 914088, AH303781, EA303781, PS303781, WR51X10030.


  • Quartz tube.
  • 725 watts.
  • 1 tube, approx. 12"L.


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WR51X10055 GE Refrigerator Defrost Heater Replacement
Repair Skill Level:

2 Screwdrivers

Failure Symptoms: Ice and/or frost buildup is on the rear panel or floor inside the freezer (depending on the style and placement of the evaporator coil).

How to test: Measure continuity through the heater using a multimeter. No continuity will show the heater is faulty.

Repair Tip: Use only a hair dryer and hot water to thaw the evaporator coil. Never use anything sharp to chip or pry at the ice or frost.

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2 Reviews

  • 4

    Posted by Russel on 8th May 2019

    I/m very well pleased to buy such an excellent product for such a reasonable price, I would recommend your website to any of my friends and family who need to purchase appliance parts.Thank you and keep up the excellent work.

  • 4

    Posted by Abraham Maimon on 11th Mar 2019

    Would have been a 5 stars if the screw holes fitted perfectly the refrigerator mounting.