I have a GE side by side refrigerater freezer. I thas the diagnostic center on the freezer door. The de symbol started flashing afew days ago and the refridgerater side isn't getting cold. the fan is on and doen't seem to cut off, If someone could steer me in the right direction I would appreciate it.
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Your frig should be properly leveled left to right and front to back when it was installed. If it is done correctly, when you open the door it should stop where-ever you stop it and it should stay there until you close it. If it swings either closed or open when you let go of the handle, it's not level. The door stop is there to keep the door from opening too far.
It is possible the refrigerator is low on Freon. You will
need to remove the back panel inside the rear of freezer to examine the
evaporator coils. If only a few rows have frost it will be time to replace the
refrigerator. If the control panel in the freezer dispenser are coming on and
off there may be a bad connection in the plug under the top left door hinge
cover. Check that the plug is tight. Let me know what you see first behind the
freezer wall, Thanks Sea Breeze
At the bottom of the door , there is usually a steel piece which keeps the door from opening too far . Sometimes this piece gets bent or the screw holding part of it falls out , letting it move with the door . You should check the bottom of the freezer door and compare the angle and movement to the refrig door . Also , the adjustment for the door could be too hight , causing it to miss the door stop .
May be your computer board, not turning on the defrost heaters in the freezer section. The freezer will eventually get warm too. Are you getting frost build-up on the rear wall of the freezer? If you are, you can temporarily solve the problem by turning off the whole refrige for a day and open up the freezer door- put towels on the floor under the freezer doors. Then turn it back on - mine worked fine again. I am currently waiting for a computer board replacement. It is behind the metal plate on the back (outside) of the cabinet. Good luck.
I have the GE profile Refrigerator with ice maker in the refrigerator compartment. Mine was knocking loudly for long periods of time, so I finally removed the icemaker by removing the side panel in the icemaker compartment held with 1 phillips head screw, disconnecting the electrical plug (unclip), pulling the tab of the icemaker down (on top) and sliding it toward the door, thus removing it. There was ice frozen in the motor compartment that was the problem. I let it thaw out and re-installed. All was OK after that..