Replacement defrost heater used for some GE, Hotpoint, and Kenmore refrigerator models.
Directly Replaces: WR51X10053, WR51X10032, WR51X10097.
- Melts frost off the evaporator coil.
- Single quartz tube heater.
- Leads not included.
- Includes (1) Defrost Heater and Bracket Assembly.
- Material: Metal / Glass.
- Electrical Specs: 575 Watts @ 120 V.
- Dimensions: 9-3/8"L x 3"W x 2"H.
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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