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GE refrigerater stops cooling/freezing and restarts?

We have a GE refrigerator in our garage. Approx 5yrs old. Stopped cooling and freezing. Unplugged for a day and plugged back in and in worked for 24 hours, now it is still running but no longer cooling or freezing. Ideas?

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  • briar59 Jun 21, 2009

    Is it possible to be in defrost mode when the compressor is cycling in? When in defrost the compressor would not be running correct?

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Maybe stuck in defrost cycle. usually controlled by a hv board on rear of refrigerator

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

  • kenrick driscoll Jun 21, 2009

    correct. the only thing you will detect on is the lights. during defrost the compressor and fans are in the off position.

  • kenrick driscoll Jun 21, 2009

    defrost cycle is every 8 to 10 hours. when you unplugged it you reset the controls. when it went back into defrost cycle its not coming back out. if the compressor is running and your still not cooling then your problem will be a sealed system issue. either low on freon or a restriction in the drier.

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