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GE GSS25PGMCC refrigerator freezing food

This side by side refrigerator we keep in the garage. Lately, it freezes food on the refrig side. Does it sound like a thermostat problem or what should I check first? I've turned the thermostat down to "1" and it still freezes.

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  • tact317 Dec 25, 2008

    We have the manual and I didn't see in there where my problem is addressed. Food in the refrigerator side is freezing.

  • tact317 Dec 25, 2008

    About 47 degrees.

  • tact317 Dec 25, 2008

    My temp controls looks like what's on page five but I checked in inside of my refrig and I don't see a rating plate, but I just now read in the manual to not install it where the temps will go below 60 degrees F. Could I have damaged my refrig? I've had it in the garage for three years now and never had a problem. Could this be what's causing my foods to freeze?

  • tact317 Dec 25, 2008

    Where do I go to get on live chat with you?

    I've turned my controls to "1" but I haven't heard it cycle yet.

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    My older Magic Chef is leaking water that freezes on the bottom of the freezer side and the food in the refrigerator side is now freezing. HELP

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    I have an older side by side Magic Chef. It is leaking water out of a vent on the freezer side which pools and freezes on the bottom of the freezer THEN the food on the refrigerator freezes though the settings are not changed. I lost my manual. Help!

  • keithupsman Feb 26, 2009

    food in frig side is frreezing.. i replace the main board of the electrical and its still freezing ..though not as fast..i turned the temp down to 1 in the frig and its still tooo cold .the food frrezes..

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    coils clean , refrig running great just freezing everything in refrig side.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    refrig side freezing every thing, coils clean

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Hello I think that this is what you are looking for . Hope it helps you out with your problem.
http://products.geappliances.com/MarketingObjectRetrieval/Dispatcher?RequestType=PDF&Name=49-60218.pdf

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    Todd Born Dec 25, 2008

    what is the temperature inside of the garage right now?

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    Todd Born Dec 25, 2008

    ok then ccould you please read pages 6-7 regarding the ambient temperature limits for the unit please.

  • Todd Born
    Todd Born Dec 25, 2008

    ok now lets figure this out you have the temperature controls that are inside of the refrigerator turned all the way up right?

  • Todd Born
    Todd Born Dec 25, 2008

    go ahead and turn it to 2 and then turn the outside controls should start working again they do that for enrgy saving purposes.

  • Todd Born
    Todd Born Dec 25, 2008

    this would be faster if you would go live chat with me

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