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Defrost does not stop

I have a GE side by side Mod# TFX25JRBAWW. My problem is sometimes when it defrosts it stays on defrost until I play with the temp. control. Sometimes that doesnt work and I will unplug it for 5 or 10 min. and it will start to cool again when I plug it back in. Someone suggested replacing the defrost timer and another person suggested replacing the temp. control. I was thinking about replacing both. Any suggestions?

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  • JOHNOPQRST Oct 08, 2007

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Yes the timer stops when the cold control cyles off (satisfied) i have also has plenty of your exact model have faulty cold control cycling off when the fridge is very warm +40) both are relatively inexpensive and you will save a ton off a retail repair.

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