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My ge side by side not cooling, freezer act like fridge

My ge side by side is not cooling properly. Th fridge side is basically at room temp and the freezer side is at what would normally be the temp of the fridge. Both thermostats are maxed out and there still isn't any proper cooling.

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  • mecarter Nov 30, 2008

    I have the same problem but I can unplug the refrigerator and it will work again for a few weeks.

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Sounds as tho your compressor is bad if it is still under warrenty take it to the place of purchase.

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