Double-extra Special Secret Tip for Troubleshooting a GE Refrigerator that's DOA
GE refrigerator diagnostic
The muthaboard diagram below shows the location of the J2 connector of which Brother BryanS speaks:
Sometimes a shorted fan motor can give you that same scenario. You can try unplugging j2 fan connector and see if the compressor comes on. If it does then you need to just determine which motor is shorted. I've only this happen to me once and it was the evap motor.
You can see a bigger version of the muthaboard diagram here.
If it the refrigerator starts running with the J2 connector unplugged, you should replace BOTH the affected fan motor (usually the evaporator fan) AND the muthaboard. See this topic for a heads-up about getting the correct evaporator fan motor for your model.
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Source: GE Ref PDS22SCRBRSS No control board operation
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