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The freezer side of my fridge/side by side is working fine and the fan is blowing cold air. but, the other side is not cold anymore just slightly cool,even with the thermostst turned up all the way. i found a small door behind a cover in the upper left fridge inside with a small actuator motor attached to it. it goes through to the frezer side. i opened that door to let the freezer side air in. but after a while the door closes automatically. could this be the thermostat or is it stuck in defrost mode? also the coils are clean and the compressor must be working for the freezer side to work. although whe i move the thermostat. i dont her the compressor come on. the model # is gss201ephww. what do you think? thanks!

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Hello,it's your compressor that is the cause of it not blowing.all you need to do is to get a new one and also get your fan serviced.

take care.

Posted on Aug 05, 2010

  • thewright776 Aug 05, 2010

    o kay, but the fan is blowing cold air in the freezer side. does the cold air from the freezer not enter through that door with the actuator . that is why i am concerned that what ever controls that door could be the problem. i couln't find anywhere else for the air to enter in. this problem has been going on for about two days. we have ice and and the everything seems normal on the freezer side.
    i dont doubt you. im just trying to understand a little more.
    thanks again.

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