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WR51X10053 Refrigerator Defrost Heater For GE

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SKU: APNWR51X10053    
Condition: New
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Replacement defrost heater used for some GE, Hotpoint, Kenmore, and RCA refrigerator models.

Directly Replaces: WR51X10101, AP4355467, WR51X10053, 1399613, AH1993872, EA1993872, PS1993872, WR51X10032, WR51X10097.


  • Quartz Tube.
  • 1 Tube, approx. 9.5"L.
  • 575 Watts @ 115 V.


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WR51X10053 Refrigerator Defrost Heater For GE
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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3 Reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Phyllis B Bentley on 26th Oct 2019

    Seems to be working great so far. Exact fit and shipping was quick.

  • 5
    very good replacement heater, exact fit. Easy to replace.

    Posted by Mitchell Paulk on 7th Jul 2019

    The price is right and fast delivery. will purchase from Thrifty Appliance parts in future.
    Thank You

  • 5
    GE defrost heater

    Posted by Unknown on 8th Mar 2019

    Item arrived on time and worked perfect.