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GE side by side. Freezer cold, fridge kinda cool

The GE fridge is 3 years old. Last year motherboard was replaced due to problems with ice dispenser and other issues (howling). Been working great. All of sudden, freezer goes from freezing to cold and fridge goes from cold to cool. Found massive amounts of frost in freezer! Defrosted fridge for 2 days and all of the frost was melted. Plugged it back in. Things seemed to be relatively back to normal (fridge still didn't seem to be as cold as it was before) but reloaded fridge. Within two weeks or so, back to the frost in the freezer and cool fridge. Checked seals around door to eliminate issue of outside moisture being the cause of the moisture. Everything looks good. Oh, by the way, I checked and the water dispenser doesn't work now! Don't know when that happened! The model of the unit is a GE GSH22JSRE SS. Please help! I have a GSS22SGRBSS GE Refrig. The Refrig section does not cool. I found the coil in the freezer completely frozen. I defrosted the coil however after another week it was completely frozen again.

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    Don Ryan Jun 18, 2009

    Ok I am still experiencing the same issue. I thaw the coil and after a week the refrig side stops cooling. How do I test the thermistor. I have a DVM. Am I looking for a voltage or Resistance reading on the thermistor? I called GE and they would not help.

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Generaly the control board controls everything sometimes you have a bad thermister GE has a help line I beleive it costs 20.00 bucks but you will need a meter and know how to use it and they willl talk you thru the repair .

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SOURCE: GE side by side. Freezer cold, fridge kinda cool

i had a similar problem, i found that the small mast on the motor turning the fan was just spinning and the fan was spinning just a little bit because it sits on there. I took the plastic fan off and put tape around the mast of the fan motor and placed the fan back on so it sat on there tightly. The fan blew cold air again because it was able to **** up the cold from the coils again, compared to when it was very loose.

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