Question about GALAXY Microsystems 25.4 cu. ft. Side-By-Side Refrigerator with Filtered Ice and Water

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Everything works but every 2 to 3 days the ice is melted and water everywhere , i hit the side of it with my hand and i hear the fan turn back on and it is good for another 2 to 3 days when it dose the same

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  • wcjc99 Aug 20, 2010

    it might be the compresser i hear turn on what ever it is it is off when i walk up to the frige and see that there is no ice in the ice maker

  • wcjc99 Aug 20, 2010

    the water is from the melted ice , that is the problem. the compress and fan turns off every 2 to 3 days and never comes back on till i hit the side of the frige. then there is ice again , why does it turn off and not truen back on by itself like it supose too?



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Before jumping to conclusions about why your refrigerator is leaking, do a thorough inspection. Many times, it will be easy to see where the water is coming from and from that point deduce the problem. For instance, water leaking from the back is usually due to an ice maker issue, water from the side of the refrigerator is usually due to a faulty door or gasket, a leaking drain pan,a clogged defrost drain pan.

You need to clean the drain tube and check the ice maker and refrigerator level for water inside the refrigerator.

Take care.

Posted on Aug 20, 2010

  • Jimoh Adeleke Muyideen Aug 20, 2010


    The problem could be a defrost timer.

    A mechanical defrost timer controls the defrost cycle
    of the freezer. As the timer continues to advance, power to the
    heating element is cut and power is restored to the cooling
    system. If the timer does not advance, the appliance will be stuck
    either in defrost or refrigerate mode, resulting in, respectively,
    no cooling or frost build-up.

    The defrost timer is usually found
    behind the front grill "toe kick" of the refrigerator. It may also be
    found behind a cover plate inside the refrigerator or freezer, in the
    temperature control console, or behind the refrigerator near the
    To test whether the defrost timer is simply failing to
    advance, locate the advance screw and turn it clockwise until you
    hear it click. This advances it to the next mode. If it was cooling
    before, it is now in defrost mode. Simply wait about 35 minutes
    and check whether it has left defrost mode and has resumed cooling
    (listen for the compressor). If it does not advance, the timer
    motor is probably bad and the entire timer needs to be replaced. If
    it advances as it should, then you can follow the steps below to test
    the switch electrically.

    The timer is usually held in place with one
    or more screws. Remove the screws and gently pull the timer
    out far enough to disconnect the wiring connector. The connector
    can be removed by firmly pulling and rocking it left and right. It is
    not necessary to note the position of the wires because the connector
    plug is keyed so that it can be replaced in only one way.



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