Question about GE GTS22WCP Top Freezer Refrigerator

Open Question

GE MODEL GTS22WCP NOT GETTING COLD ENOUGH

I noticed that my frozen items are thawing out. What could the problem be? I have it set as high as it will go (10) and still doesn't work.

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
Sea Breeze
  • 4655 Answers

SOURCE: GE profile refrigerator line freezes, fan blows but no cold air?

OK, I think I understand. Thing is we need to do a few things to see if your control board is the problem or if the fan or a freon leak is the answer. You need to tell me if this began suddenly or if over a period of time. I have been having trouble lately from Fixya if the customer (YOU) responds to my solutions. Let me know if you want my help and I will see if I get a email letting me know of your response, Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

Ad
aasc
  • 1606 Answers

SOURCE: I have a 3 year old GE side by side that isn't cold.

Sounds like a defrost problem or an evaporator fan problem . I would suggest you have a professional check it for you to find the problem and then do the repair yourself . If the fan isn't working , probably a main control board problem and not the actual fan ,which is costly . Also , possible thermistor problem which takes experience to diagnose . Buying parts without knowing which is bad can be realy costly on GE refrigerators .

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

  • 16 Answers

SOURCE: GE TBF19ZB won't cool

dirty condenser coils or condenser fan not working most common problems,condenser is at bottom of refrig. next to compressor.

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

imufo2
  • 3773 Answers

SOURCE: I have a GE Arctica

NOTE: This
is a multi-solution answer since I don't have all the tech from your question to pinpoint your problem
But the solution is in here generically, if you read and study the solutions very,very carefully.
First I would check cold control. Thats where you turn it off, if your temp is not warm. it can
be defective and not shutting off. If your temp is warm proceed with the following.
I would check the fan in the freezer. Listen to see if it is running
It moves air to the ref from the freezer
Then check to see if FREEZER CONTROL is turned WARMER WHICH MAKES THE REF COLDER AND VICE-VERSA. SEE?
The ref. temp should be about 33-35
The Freezer temp should be 0 to 10 Any thing below these temps is overkill and a waste of elect
The higher the number you turn it up to is the coldest
But is probably a common defrost problem The ice build up
is not being melted by the defrost system.The fan can't blow through the coils into the fridge.
Take out back panel of freezer to check for ice buildup. The coils should be clean.
There are three components to a defrost system- a heater,heater thermostat, and a timer unless you have a defrost electronic card.
Its best handled by a Technician but you could possibly do it by taking your model number to the nearest appliance parts store and asking for the parts. They are mostly located in freezer ,behind back panel on freezer coils.except the card which is usually located in ref The parts store will have info
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
Make sure back cover is on the fridge. Some take them off and throw them away.
make one out of cardboard if its gone, using the holes of the old one.
.I'm including my article on Refrigerator Repair for your help and convenience.;
Please click or copy and paste into browser for Article

http://www.fixya.com/support/r5816737-fix_refrigerator_psychologically
If
you need more help go here:

http://www.applianceaid.com/procedures.html

MORE
TIPS AND TRICKS:
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
STOP PAYING FOR EXPENSIVE WATER FILTERS FOR YOUR REF. DO THIS====
http://www.fixya.com/support/r9962087-stop_paying_high_price_refrigerator
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
WATER SPLASHING IN FREEZER AT ICEMAKER
THE FILL TUBE IN BACK OF REFRIGERATOR CAN SLIP
AGAINST THE FILL RESERVOIR CAUSING A PARTIAL BLOCKAGE
OR BECOME CLOGGED WITH ICE.
REMOVE THE ICEMAKER AND INSPECT THE FILL TUBE.
RUN WATER IN TUBE TO ELININATE BLOCKAGE AND CHECK
TEMP IN FREEZER. IF TEMP IS BELOW 0 DEGREES, THATS
OVERKILL AND USUALLY A WASTE OF ELECTRICITY TO KEEP IT THAT COLD, NOT TO MENTION THE FILL TUBE FREEZING UP
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Thanks for using fixya
Leo Ponder
imufo2
Please VOTE FOR ME AND GIVE ME YOUR TESTIMONIAL IF POSSIBLE, IF THIS WAS HELPFUL
ITWILL BE MUCH APPRECIATED.

Posted on Sep 09, 2011

  • 2006 Answers

SOURCE: MY GE TFX30PRY still cools but doesn't get

Since you say that it still cools, you need to start out with a thorough cleaning of the condenser grill. If it the air flow is blocked or the condenser grill is extremely dirty or clogged with pet hair, then the unit won't be able to dispel the heat buildup cause by the coolant running through the compressor.

I have found that if you use an air compressor blowing from the rear and a vacuum from the front works pretty good.

Posted on Oct 07, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I thaw water line no water coming out and items in refrigerator are frozen?


First, turn up the temperature on the thermostat. It is set to cold. Try pulling the unit away from the wall and direct a fan around the back to circulate air, and hopefully thaw the unit.

Good luck

Feb 23, 2015 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Can't get water to come out the door frig. is one day old


You have two points where you can check the dispenser water. At the rear where the water supply comes in is the water inlet valve. If you disconnect the dispenser water line and then see if the water comes out when you try the dispenser. You should hear the valve work when you try the dispenser. If you don't hear it there is a dispenser actuator switch problem. If you do hear it but water doesn't work here there is a valve or water supply problem. If it's normal, disconnect it at the bottom of the freezer door and try again.If it's normal here it may be frozen in the door. If this is the case open the door till it thaws. A blanket over the opening will prevent thawing of all the food.

Sep 11, 2011 | GE Profile 23.1 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side...

1 Answer

Heater has developed an annoying "roar" . What could be the cause?


The roar is from what is technically called a "Cold Burner". This occurs when you turn the burner in extremely cold weather. When this occurs, immediately turn the burner OFF, wait 30 seconds and slowly turn the burner back ON to the lowest setting, before turning it to medium or high.

The above should solve the problem. If it doesn't, it's and indicator that the regulator on the outside of the house on the propane is frozen. It can be thawed by wrapping a bath towel soaked in hot water around the regulator. It only takes a couple of minutes to thaw and the gas will flow as it should. Once it's flowing, it shouldn't freeze again, unless the tank remains in the shade during most of the daylight hours.

Hope this helped you and thanks for choosing FixYa.

Sep 05, 2011 | Vanguard International Infra Red - Medium...

1 Answer

During heavy frost everything froze solid even drainage pipe. I notice that my freezer (top half) is not cooling at all. All food has gone soggy. Fridge is just cool.Will it right itself once kitchen...


It's possible the unit is not working correctly as it expects the air temperature to be around 18 degrees centigrade. If too cold, they can go into a defrost cycle.

If your food is not cold enough - but your room is frozen - can you pack your freezer items in snow? Alternatively, move the unit to a warmer area.

Sounds strange - but modern units don't work well in the cold !

Dec 25, 2010 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Frezzer not cold enough..Defrosted..thought fan was frozen


It is possible that the auto defrosting is not working. There could be a problem in the timer unit of the fridge which is not switching the timer to heat and defrost after the set time.
Check this out, the fan has freezed up due to the build up of the frost and must be checked for good performance or if damaged.
Check wiring to the timer unit.
Hope this tip helps.

Aug 25, 2010 | GE GTS22WCP Top Freezer Refrigerator

1 Answer

Everything in our freezer is frozen solid except for the ice cream which is soft and mushy, the freezer is only about 3-4 years old and we checked and it is turned up to the coldest setting, any ideas what...


If this is a self defrosting model make sure that you don't have frost build up on the back wall of the freezer causing the air not to circulate like it should. If you do have frost build up other items will eventually start thawing as well. If this is the case you have a defrost problem.

If this is not a self defrosting model then make sure it does not need defrosting.

You normally will notice ice cream being soft before you notice other things thawing.

Also make sure the door is shutting good and you may try putting the ice cream in a different location.

Jul 20, 2010 | Kenmore 20.3 cu. ft. / 575 liter Upright...

Not finding what you are looking for?
GE GTS22WCP Top Freezer Refrigerator Logo

Related Topics:

85 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Refrigerators Experts

Sal De

Level 3 Expert

2699 Answers

Charles T Nevin
Charles T Nevin

Level 3 Expert

4070 Answers

Randy Justice

Level 2 Expert

76 Answers

Are you a Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...