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Freezer in GE side by side melts the ice

My GE model # psc25mstss thaws the ice to a point where it melts and drips into the freeze. It then cycles back to freezing and re-freezes everything in the freezer. I suppose the defrost cycle remains on too long. Do you have any suggestions where I should start?

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Greg

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Defrost the unit until all ice melts( force defrost by unplugging the unit for several hours). Then plug and start the unit check if the blower inside is operating. If no air present in the vents check for stock up blower motor. If blower is operating and air is present in vents. Mas be the unit is out of gas.

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Posted on Jan 21, 2008

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If the freezer is in defrost then the freezer fan should be off. Only on the electronic will the freezer fan come on in defrost but the freezer door has to be held open for 3 min before the fan comes on

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SOURCE: GE TFX22R SIDE BY SIDE

you defrost problem or check condenser fan at the back of refrigerator see if it runs

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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Try turning the defrost timer until it clicks if it advances and does not defrost the heater or the limit switch is bad if does defrost and the timer does not advance the timer is bad

Posted on Aug 05, 2009

Sea Breeze
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That model refrigerator uses the mother control board for deciding when defrost is to take place. It has no defrost timer or Adaptive Defrost Control like other refrigerators. This sounds like *********** board part number WR55X10942 is malfunctioning. The board decides most functions of your refrigerator. Until the board is replace I do not believe the problem will resolve itself. Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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