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Ge fridge keeps shutting off

It stays on for about 3 days then shuts off after that then leaks a lot of water then i have to unplug then replug to make shut on agian

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Your refrigerator has a control board locaed on the back behind a panel that has sheet metal screws closing it. Unplug the refrigerator and examine both sides of the board for burns or loose solder connections. It is possible the board is defective even if you see no physical signs of damage. The board part number is WR55X1056 and there is another link with a photo here at FixYa.
Let me know what you find, Thanks, Sea Breeze
click link below and enter model or part number to see your refrigerator. Make sure your number is the GSS20IEP as the same listed above your post.

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http://www.fixya.com/support/t230703-ge_refrigerator_stopped_working

Posted on May 27, 2009

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