Question about GE Profile Arctica 25.4 Cubic Feet Side-By-Side Refrigerator With Dispenser PSS25MGMWW

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My GE Profile side by side is not cooling or freezing (refrigerator and freezer). I took the back lower cover off and cleaned, etc. The fan still runs, the compresser (metal thing next to fan) is not hot. I'm guessing the compresser isn't working but would like to save a service call if there's a way to know for sure. The temperature has now gone all the way to the highest and turned off on both sides. When I turn on to cool you hear a slight change in sound but then nothing.

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Hi,

Regarding ' No Cooling and Freezing Problem ', Read the below guide :-

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3886637-refrigerator_not_cooling_enough_or_not

Regarding Testing Compressor, you need to have Tools Like Multimeter. The way to Check it is :-

http://www.ehow.com/how_4504022_test-refrigerator-compressor-motor.html

Another Symptoms could be, it may give you Buzzing or Crackling Noise and the when you touch Compressor ( You should be Careful ), it would be so hot that you could even lay eggs on it .The Refrigerator may Turn On and OFF as well.

These are the same symptoms even for Refrigerator Compressor Relay.

Note - Most of the the Brands would have 5 Years Warranty for Compressor.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Posted on May 12, 2010

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