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How long do i wait afterlying my brand new mini fridge on its side for a short time

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SOURCE: Brand new won't get cold

Ours did the same thing and we returned it for an exact same model. Happy to report that the second one works just fine. Don't waste any more time on this defective one!

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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SOURCE: fridge cools short time and stops

sounds like the condensor fan isnt running. I would replace the fan if thats the case. If the fan is running then you have a overload problem or a bad compressor

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SOURCE: After moving my fridge how long should I wait

Give your fridge at least 6-8 hours for the oil to run back into the compressor before turning it back on...
If in doubt longer is better...better to wait a few hours then wish that you had...

I hope that this will help you to solve your problem!

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There are 2 ways I would handle this so you decide.
First open the freezer door and push in the door switch on the left hand wall. Wait a few seconds and see if the fan starts blowing. If not wait abbout 30 minutes and try again and if it still wont blow you will need to replace the fan motor. If the fan does start blowing either time look at the lower back wall and see if it is coated in a layer of frost. If so you have a defrost issue and will probably need a heating element or a new control board.
Your other option, call GE and tell them they sold you a lemon. Explain to them that you had service shortly after buying the unit for the same reason your calling them now, and you should have had them replace the unit while it was still in warranty with the first problem. You paid good money for the refrigerator and its not right that they treat this any other way then to cover any repair costs for you. And usually they will considering the first problem you had 2 weeks after purchasing it. Hope this helps.

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