Ge Refrigerator Light Not Working. GE Refrigerator LED lights are especially known to be faulty. The LED lights might not turn on at all or they might flicker.The light assembly can be damaged or loose.
You can try to fix the problem by changing the light assembly and replacing it with a new and working one.
If changing it doesn’t get GE refrigerator lights to work, then you need to check the control board of your refrigerator as it may have some damage on it that could be causing this issue.
Ge Refrigerator Light Not Working
In this article, we discuss how to fix a problem with a Ge refrigerator when the light doesn’t work.
Problem With Light Switch
The light switch for your refrigerator may be broken so you need to test for continuity in it with a multimeter.
Replace the switch if there is no continuity. If the refrigerator light does not work at all, there may be a larger problem such as a faulty part that needs longer repair time so take your refrigerator to be serviced.
Problem With Door Switch
If there is a problem with the light in your GE refrigerator not turning on, first check to make sure the door switch is functional.
If the light turns on while using the switch to activate it, then it’s likely the switch needs replacing.
Otherwise, a continuity test of the switch with a multimeter ought to reveal if there is an issue that needs resolving by replacing it or not.
Cause Of Light Assembly
Sometimes the light assembly is defective. Sometimes some product designers aren’t selling separate components for that part, and instead, require you to buy a light assembly when other parts are broken.
Faulty Light Sockets
Test the socket by turning off the circuit breaker supplying power to it. Use a screwdriver or your fingers to remove the socket from the wall plate.
Using your multimeter, check if there is power going to it (black probe into the empty hole in the middle on the back; red probe into any of the other holes) and if there is no power going through, then you should replace it because it is malfunctioning for some reason.
If there IS power flowing through, check with a spare bulb in case that was what wasn’t functioning before.
Error In The Light Bulb
If the light in your refrigerator is not working, you can try changing the bulb before doing anything else like opening the door and touching any other part of the electrical assembly.
A telltale sign is a dark spot on the old bulb or a loose filament, but if this does not seem to be a problem, first check to make sure that your refrigerator is still plugged into an outlet.
Replacing a bad bulb may be quick and easy for some homeowners, however, if it’s difficult for you to access where the light.
Failed Light Board
First, check the light board to ensure that it’s receiving sufficient voltage.
If it’s receiving a sufficient amount of electrical power and is connected properly but the refrigerator light still won’t work, you may have to replace the light board.