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  • cdcostigan Nov 08, 2008

    Fridge is not at all cool, freezer is maderately cool--no enough to make ice. All occurred after I moved the appliance 3 ' and plugged it in a different socket.

  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. It looks and sounds like its running fine, but its not getting cold enough to freeze ice or keep things cold in the fridge section. Its less than 2 years old.

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    We have a ge gsh22jft side by side with the same problem. It was working last week and then stopped freezing water for ice. I have cleaned the coils - they were very dirty. But this has not fixed the problem. The refrigerator is approximately 11/2 years old and was left by the previous owner of the house. There is a fan running on the inside of the freezer but the top of the freezer is not very cold. The same is true of the refrigerator side.

    Any ideas??

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    The fridge and the freezer started making a strange buzzing noise and everytrhing just stopped working.

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    I have the same problem w/ my bottom freezer unit- If you open the freezer door and look up you will see several small holes and coils- The freezer air circulates up to the frige and that is how the fridge stays cold but ice accumulates on the coils and covers up the holes for the air. Open you frrezer and allow it to defrost then turn it back on. The problem of why the ice accumulation ????????

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  • cabh Mar 11, 2009

    This happened to me last September (frige is 4 years old), freezer was not defrosting properly and thus the frige and freezer got warm. They replaced the jazz board. Jan 2009, same problem. I defrosted the freezer manually and this solved the problem for about 6 weeks. They just replaced the jazz board again! Technicain suggested putting the refrig on a surge protector b/c he thinks something is shorting out the computer. So I hope this is the end of it! Seems crazy that a $2000+ refrigerator would need repair after only 4 years!

  • LouellaM Mar 26, 2009

    Model FR 351. Refrigerator light is on but no cooling.

    Cell: 9820622240

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    I have the same problem with my Kenmore 52582. Lights are on and you can hear the fan, but the whole thing (both sides..refig and freez) got warm. It started last night, and now this morning the inside is room temperature.

  • palasprinces Apr 22, 2009

    What if the coils are frozen or there is ice on the back wall of the freezer? I cant get my ge pcf25pgw side by side profile refrig to freeze, make ice and the refrig wont get cold enough. How can I fix it. We just had the ice/water on the door hooked up. It worked for about two weeks and now its not getting cold enough or freezing. HELP

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    After the Avanti fridge was out of warranty only one month, it stopped working. Although the fan was blowing, the inside of the fridge was warm.

    I don't feel like it should have stopped cooling after I owned it for 13 months and the 12-month factory warranty was expired.

  • pattirarick Apr 29, 2009

    freezer and fridge are warm and not clicking on to cool



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Ice forms on coils of GE side by side frig

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There are a few points need to be checked. 1) is the compressor still working? (any noise coming from it).2) if its working check if the evaporator is iced up, (a specific part of the internal lining is cold). 3) Check if the evaporator fan is working. (any noise when the door switch is pressed). If compressor is working, fan is running, and it;s iced up, most likely the timer is malfunctioned or defrost heater is not working. Easiest way is to switch the unit off for at least 8 hrs and switch it on again to try.

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Make sure you hold the door switch closed too check if the evaporator fan is working also check if the evaporator coils are froeen up..

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