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Freezer is running but not cooling, food is thawing

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Top Freezer Not Cooling...Fan Running...everything thawed :(

Check the thermostat in the refrigerator and make sure it's not accidently turned to the defrost mode

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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SOURCE: GE refrig Model # GSS25WGMD WW freezer is cool,

I pulled the refrig out from the wall, turned it off, took off the back panel (that covers the compressor fan and motor) and used the attachment on my vacuum to remove the dust from the area. Then I closed the flapper that allows the ice to release from the ice maker compartment to the dispenser, so no warm air would get into the freezer area. I plugged the refrigerator back in and within an hour it was freezing again! So far this week, I have had to repair the garbage disposal and the refrigerator.....I saved some nice $$$ by figuring this out by myself!

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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SOURCE: The refrigerator and the freezer is not working

Possible defrost problem. If the evaporator coils behind the back panel of the freezer are icing up because of auto defrost failure that will stop the circulation of cold air.Since you've already replaced the motherboard Checkdefrost heater, defrost thermostat
How to check everything
http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/refrigerator/refrigerator.php

Posted on Aug 15, 2009

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SOURCE: My refrigerator is not cooling. The freezer is

With the PSS26MRSS model the mother control board is suspect in that happening. Unplug and pull away from the wall and remove the cover over a panel that has the board inside. Look at both sides of the board for burn marks. Let me know what you find and if you find the board looks OK then we need to look at the compressor relay and start relay. Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on Aug 17, 2009

Sea Breeze
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SOURCE: ge 25tfx25pp refrigerator not cooling properly

Need to have a look at the compressor and main mother board part number WR55X10942. If you would like to do it yourself I will assist you. Will need to spend a little time on this to make sure a fan is not the root cause. If a fan fails it takes the motherboard out with it. So if you change the fan you must change the board. The only thing I think is a good idea now until repaired is to feel the compressor to make sure it is not trying to start and getting too hot to keep your hand on. I will return in a moment with a link to a manual and help you all the way if you choose, Thanks Sea Breeze

Posted on Dec 17, 2009

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