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GE GSS25VGMD freezer not freezing but fridge was ok, now the motor isn't turning on

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Do you see ice buildup on the back of the freezer wall?

Posted on Oct 12, 2013

Testimonial: "No ice build up, but the last time the freezer stopped that was the case and the th1 was replaced, now the motor is working and it is freezing, but at 7 or 8 on the dial, when before it would freeze at 3-4"

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SOURCE: GSS25VGMD refrigerator not cooling evenly

i would observe the back wall for frost or ice accumulation if there is i would check the defrost circuit. the heater would be first, if it is good check the sensor is more than suspect. the defrost sensor is the one on top of the evaporator. If no ice is present open the door and feel the cabinet where the gasket touches on the frame. if it is extremly warm that would indicate that your condenser fan on the bottom at the back of the unit is out, this would also cause the symtoms you are having

Posted on May 18, 2009

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SOURCE: GE Side by Side freezer cold but not freezing, fridge is warm

you might have a defrost problem, timer,heater or bimetal when the coils freez up they dont cool enough .

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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SOURCE: freezer will not get cold

Hi..

You need to check this following:

  • Check the temperature setting
  • Make certain there is a three inch space outside of the refrigerator between the walls and the back and sides and at least a one inch gap above, to allow for air flow
  • Clean the condensor coils
  • Unplug the refrigerator, wait two hours and plug it in. If you hear it running, a problem is causing the compressor to overheat
  • Test the temperature control
  • Test the evaporator fan
  • Test the defrost timer
  • Test the compressor relay
  • Test the overload protector
  • Test the compressor motor

Good luck !!!

Regards
PCmania

Posted on Jul 10, 2009

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SOURCE: GE Model # DSS25PFMD WW, lights and fan are working not cooling

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 and eventually affect the freezer too.

check defrost timer, defrost heater, defrost thermostat. In most newer models the timer has been replaced by an electronic control board. If the heater and thermostat are ok it’ll be the control.

You can turn the defrost timer till it clicks and everything shuts down. The heater should now come on. If it does, replace the timer. If it doesn't, check the heater and defrost thermostat. Turn the timer again till everything starts back up to end the defrost cycle.

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: after power outage, fridge does not work but freezer does

Sounds like a thermostat got damaged when the power surged when utilities were restored. Thermostats are usually behind the temperature controller. Hope I've helped. BB

Posted on Jan 21, 2010

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You have lot your evaporator fan motor in the freezer that caused no air to circulate, this would also effect the refer section too. P# WR60X10185 if you need it, check to see if the fan remains running on high speed even when the freezer door is open for 3-5 minutes.

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GE Refrigerator isn't cooling properly freezer is freezing ice


You have a defrost problem !

The fridge isn`t defrosting automatically . Although it`s likely the defrost timer motor seized , it could also be the defrost termination switch , also known as the DTS switch , (or limiter switch) ..... or the defrost heater itself .

Any one of those three will give you the exact same symptoms .

You can diagnose this problem yourself simply by emptying the fridge , unplugging it with the doors slightly open , and letting it defrost for a good 24 to 48 hours .

Plug it back in , and let it run for about 12 to 18 hours . If the temperatures are OK after that , and remain OK for a few days , the problem is exactly as I described .

A defrost timer is worth about $30 to $40 .......... a DTS about $10 to $12 ............. and a heater anywhere between $25 to $75 , depending on the model .

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Call GE since this refrig is still under warranty . But , you should turn your freezer to 0 degrees first .

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Hi, Can you see if there is any frost build up in the freezer? Can you hear the evaporator fan motor running in the freezer? Most common problem is a defrost issue.
Please let me know if I can asstist you further.

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Things to look for and fix yourself woulf be to clean the coils on the bottom and check the fan motor on bottom, make sure it is ok, Look on back of the freezer walls for frost buildup, a sign the defrost heater is dead.

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Refrigerator is freezing everything top to bottom wondering if there is an air filter that I could clean as we have had some drywall done recently and thought maybe something is restricting air flow.


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  2. Common frost free fridge parts learn "what" is called "what" before starting your repair
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  4. Cleaning the condenser coils
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  11. How to change a common condenser fan motor
  12. How to reverse the refrigerator doors on your refrigerator
  13. Help for storing an appliance
  14. How to change a common Whirlpool evaporator fan motor
  15. How to install or remove common shelf supports
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  17. I heard a sizzling noise inside my freezer section and it looked like something on fire when I opened the freezer door. What should I do?
  18. I feel heat or warmth around my refrigerator doors...help!
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It is not so much the freezer motor icing up but the drain trough that takes the water from defrost down to the pan.Possibly your drain trough is clogged and needs dethawing and cleaning.

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