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GE side by side refrigerator problem

Back of freezer section has ice built up and refrigerator does not work

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  • cybercop45 May 29, 2008

    Model # TFX22ZRFXWW - 1997. This is a side-by-side model.

    Back wall in freezer section had ice built up and ice was melting in ice maker as well as was getting warmer.

    I removed all the food and opened the back panel to see the evaporator/condenser coil. It was all packed with ice. Seems there was no space for air movement. This model has two sets of coils and defrosting heater. My guess is that it could be either def-heater or def-thermostate or def-timer (def-control board) may be malfunctioning.

    Since there are two sets of def-heater, I don't think both can go bad at the same time. But I could be wrong.

    Any suggestion would be helpful.






  • cybercop45 May 29, 2008

    Model # TFX22ZRXWW

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