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

1 Answer

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

Posted by on

  • 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?

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,478 Answers

Hello,

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

    Hello,

    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
    compressor.
    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.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hey i have problem with my fridge. my problem is freezer is melting ice. so i did all research and ended up with this. my heater is busted. i bought a kit, the "thermostat" with the 2 heater...


Defrost water will drip on the heater and ice should melt off. Did you get the proper thermostat ?
Usually marked with L followed by a number. Example L55 temperature which heaters are turned off.bobicehouse_15.jpg

Jul 10, 2011 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

At first the refrigerator side was freezing everything and the freezer was fine, except the ice & water quit working. I replaced the filter & it worked for a few days then it was back to the same...


if the fan was loud you could have a bad evap fan motor,is there ice on the inside back wall of the freezer?if there is you have a defrost problem and ice could be built up around the fan motor and the blade,when the blade hit the ice that could be the noise you were hearing and now the ice is stopping it from spinning at all.if there isn't any ice on the wall you could have a bad computer board,part number wr55x10942,i've seen g.e.'s that when the water and ice didn't work and the temp was warm it was the board but when you say the fan was loud it makes me think you could be iced up in there.also if the fan motor was reving up and slowing down the board could cause that,let me know if there's like snow or ice on the freezer wall and i can help you out

Sep 30, 2010 | GE PSS26LGR Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Where do I start to troubleshoot when it does not cool, the fan is running?


. Cut everything off for a few minutes then turn it back on and listen for a click from the compressor relay as the compressor tries to start.
Is the compressor motor running.If no check starter/overload relay. Check to see if the condenser fan at the back underneath near the compressor is running. If no check fan.

Are the condenser coils near there warm or room temp. should be warm


How to check stuff>
http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/refrigerator/refrigerator.php


Is the evaporator fan in the freezer running. It blows cold air into the fridge side through a damper in the wall between the freezer and fridge. Make sure the damper is open.

Below the evaporator fan is the evaporator coils. Remove the back cover in the freezer to observe the frost pattern. Light frost everywhere(NORMAL) or a partial pattern of ice(LOW ON FREON) or nothing(LOW FREON OR COMPRESSOR PROBLEM).
If it's iced up really heavy you have an auto defrost problem. Melt the ice with a hairdryer and check the defrost system.

Sep 21, 2010 | Amana 22.6 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

1 Answer

From time to time stops working and making a noise like boling water


A refrigerator must defrost 2 - 3 times a day. It does this via the automatic defrost cycle. When the cycle starts alll motors shut off and there is a heating element that is in the evaporator / freezer section of your unit. That heating element melts the ice until the 60 Deg F bi-metal thermostat cycles and terminated the automatic defrost cycle. During the defrost cycle is is normal to hear a hissing sound as the melting ice drips on the heating element assy. Addiionally you may hear coolant gurgles as the unit shuts off to start the defrost cycle and the coolant system equalizes the internal pressures between the pressure and return lines. Again another normal sound. If your unit did not stop to defrost 2 - 3 times a day in a matter of 3 to 4 days you would have a large block of ice in the back of your freezer section and the evaporator fan blades would be hitting that ice block. The freezer would say cool yet probably no longer make ice. Also the fresh food compartment would start warming up. Hopefully this resolves your concerns. If you need more assistance just respond to this post and I will help you.

Thanks for choosing FixYa.

Kelly

Sep 05, 2010 | AEG S72348KA ST STEEL Refrigerator

1 Answer

My fridge stopped cooling and freezing 4 days ago.I hear fans inside running and it just blows slightly cool air against the ice maker.The compressor is HOT and the main fan for the condensor doesn't seem...


Hi,

As the weather is getting warmer for many people their freezer2_bing.gif and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

Refrigerator2_bing.gif Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator2_bing.gif Repair
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4024657-refrigerator_condenser_coil_cleaning

Refrigerator Troubleshooting2_bing.gif Refrigerator Compressor
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3885294-refrigerator_troubleshooting

Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4023749-refrigerator_compressor_start_capacitor

heatman101

Jun 12, 2010 | Frigidaire FRS26R4A Side by Side...

1 Answer

My refrigerator is not cooling the freezer works


We have this refrigerator and what you described is a chronic problem. (I hate this refrigerator!) Our repairman got tired of hearing from us so often and told us how to fix it ourselves! Take everything out of the freezer side and unplug it. Remove the white back part inside the freezer part. There are 2 screws at the top. The inside will be full of ice. Melt the ice with warm water. It makes a huge mess so get lots of towels. Once all the ice is melted you can put everything back and plug it in. It may take a day for it to get really cool again. My long term advice is to get a new refrigerator...

Jan 05, 2010 | GE Refrigerators

1 Answer

GE TFX22R SIDE BY SIDE


you defrost problem or check condenser fan at the back of refrigerator see if it runs

Apr 07, 2009 | GE Profile 21.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

1 Answer

Fridge and freezer not getting cold



  • You have 2 fans Make sure your top fan is working ,its located inside the freezers back wall. If it is working the vent from the freezer down to the refrigerator may be blocked.With out a fan you have no circulation .Also if you can move everything out unplug it turn it off w/ doors open 12 to 24 hrs this will free up any clogged tubes. Good luck.
    Len West

Feb 19, 2009 | Amana 22.6 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

1 Answer

Ice forming on freezer


The drain is plugged. This fridge will defrost every 8 hrs or so. When it does , it will melt the frost that has built up on the evaporator. This melted frost will run down a drain under the evaporator to a drain in the bottom directly under the evaporator. When the drain gets plugged the water cannot drain out of the freezer compartment. After several defrost cycles the melted frost will overflow onto the freezer floor. When the fridge starts back up it will freez this water is the bottom of the fridge. sometimes this water that is now ice will melt on the next defrost cycle and actually run out into the floor. You will have to unplug the fridge or turn it off, then remove the cover to the evaporator. Get a hair dryer and melt the ice aruond the evaporator and drain. Once the ice is removed, check the drain and try to clear it. Once clear, replace everything but the shelves. Plug the fridge back in or turn it back on. Observe and listen for the evaporator fan. It should be running now. When working on the ice on the evaporator always be carefull. The defrost heater can be damaged if up push or pull on it too much.

Nov 15, 2008 | Samsung RF265AA Bottom Freezer French Door...

1 Answer

HSS25IFMDWW- freezer frosting up but working


sounds like the defrost thermostat or you may have a crack in the water line causing the freezing.

Jun 10, 2008 | Hotpoint HSS25IFMCC / HSS25IFMWW Side by...

Not finding what you are looking for?
GALAXY Microsystems 25.4 cu. ft. Side-By-Side Refrigerator with Filtered Ice and Water Logo

Related Topics:

65 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GALAXY Microsystems Refrigerators Experts

Charles T Nevin
Charles T Nevin

Level 3 Expert

4070 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Are you a GALAXY Microsystems Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...