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I have the GE refridgerator model GSL22JFTA BS and twice in an 8 month period I have the freezer over cold and the refridge no cold. I had the heater replaced, which is now out of warrantee. Its happening again. I have to have the repair man come out again! I spent $215 to get it fixed last time. Is there a recall on this model? I noticed a lot of people having the same issue. Thanks Kelly

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Hi, You will need to remove the rear panel and test the defrost heater and the bi-metal switch. The defrost heater is a very common problem with this model. You can check continuity on both the heater and bi-metal to detern which one need replaced. The bi-metal switch needs to be tested while it is could. If both of these parts prove to be ok, you will need to change the mother board.
I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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If you get water at the bottom of the door then something is blocking it between there and the dispenser. Usually ice. Leave the door open and cover the freezer opening with a blanket to keep freezer cold.It should thaw in 156 or 20 minutes.

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