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DF light on continuously

Hi, I have a GE profile series (model TFX 27PF) side by side refrigerator with a self diagnosis module. The DF (defrost) light is continously blinking. So far, the freezer and the refrigerator seems to be working properly. What should I be worried about? Thank you. NJ

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  • njasani Oct 11, 2008

    It worked! The DF light is out. Will keep fingers crossed to make sure that it is not a temporary fix. Thanks again.

  • njasani Oct 13, 2008

    Hi,

    The problem is back! What else can I do? NJ

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HI,

Please make sure that the cold knob is turned up.Next unplug all the cords of your refrigerator for 30min and allow it to reset.

Let me know the result.

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    Thank you for using fixya:)

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You have a defrost problem which can be a heater, timer or defrost thermostat.

Take everything including the shelves out of the freezer and remove rear panel.

You can see a uniform frost on the coils.

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