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Variance in freezer compartment temperature

I have a 3 year old ge (gss201eta) refrigerator whose freezer temperature varies from 15 degrees F to -9 degrees F. is this typical of this model? several websites specify maintaining a freezer temperature of 5 degrees or less. i have the freezer temp control set at 6. i have recently replaced the defroster heater to the newer 2 wire design, without positive results. one repair person hinted at the possibility of a bad computer board.

any thoughts would be appreciated.

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How to check everything
http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/refrigerator/refrigerator.php
If the evaporator coils behind the back panel of the freezer are icing up because of auto defrost failure that will stop the circulation of cold air and eventually affect the freezer too.

check defrost heater, defrost thermostat. If the heater and thermostat are ok it’ll be the control board.




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