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Frigedair refrigator After moving side by side unit from one home to another the ice maker stopped working. Also freezer light wont come on. Everything worked for the first l4 hours, then all went dead. Freezer still is freezing , but no ice and no light

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My GE Side by Side refrigerator is about ten years old. the refrigerator side stopped working and is warm. The ice box side is cool but is not as cold as it usually operates.

Posted on Jun 03, 2008

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