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My GE fridge/freezer is 4-1/2 yrs old. It is model PSS26LSRF SS. I have already replaced the ice maker (when it was only 3 years old) because it stopped working all together. It continues to drip water into the freezer and ices up everything in the freezer - so I can't put much in the freezer because it gets all stuck together. It also freezes up the fan in the freezer causing that to stop or make a clicking noise loud enough to wake us up at night because the ice in the fan is hitting the housing. The repairman who was out last lowered the fan and so far (2 weeks - knock on wood) we haven't had that problem again. The water dispenser in the door only works intermittently - at best. I had a repairman out last Tuesday again. It didn't work from October 2 through the 5th. Then Tue it didn't work when he got there and tried it. Then he moved it out to check it, then it suddenly worked. It hasn't worked since. If I put food in the drawers in the lower half of the refrigerator it freezes. The repairman who was out the 4th time contacted GE and he checked the seal in the fridge door and that is not the reason the food is freezing in the fridge - it is fine. I can't use the ice maker, the water dispenser, the upper portion of the freezer or the lower half of the refrigerator. This is ridiculous! It is taking up space in my house, costing me a small fortune and resulting in me having to throw food out because it is freezing in the refrigerator!

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majority of refrigerators today are equipped with an automatic icemaker. The water valve supplying the icemaker is a key component of the icemaking system, and it should be the first thing you check if the icemaker's performance is erratic or if the icemaker stops working. When the icemaker calls for ice, its switch closes an electrical circuit and energizes the solenoid-operated water valve. This allows water to flow through the valve and into the ice cube tray. The water is frozen into cubes, and the cubes are dumped into the ice bin. As time passes, strange things may happen to the refrigerator's icemaking capability. The cubes may be small or there may be a solid chunk of ice instead of individual cubes. It's also possible that the icemaker will stop working. These are all signs of a malfunctioning water valve. The valve is equipped with a screen on its inlet to remove minerals and sediments in the water supply. Over time, minerals and sediment build up on the screen and restrict flow through the valve, or even block it completely. Minerals that make it through the screen can cause the valve to stick in the open position, overfilling the ice cube tray in the process. This is a common problem in areas with hard water, but it can happen just about anywhere. Another malfunction that will cause the icemaker to stop working is a break in the solenoid coil winding. This is known as an open coil. The coil winding generates a magnetic field as current passes through it, and this magnetic field opens the plunger valve that controls water flow. A break in the coil winding stops current flow and this prevents the valve from operating. Test And Inspect The icemaker's valve is easy to inspect and test. First, gently pull the refrigerator away from the wall, and unplug it. Turn off the water supply to the icemaker by closing the shut-off valve in the copper waterline leading to the valve (Fig. 1). Use a screwdriver or nutdriver to remove the rear lower access panel from the refrigerator's back. Next, remove the fill tubing from the water valve. Use a wrench to loosen the flare nut on the brass fitting on the inlet side of the valve (above). Place a container under the valve to catch the small amount of water that will spill from the valve and tubing. Now use a screwdriver or a nutdriver to remove the screw holding the valve's mounting bracket to the refrigerator cabinet (Fig. 2). Pull the valve out of the compartment and remove the tube on the valve's outlet. Then, remove the solenoid's electrical contacts (Fig. 3).

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SOURCE: 2002 RM 2852, the refrigerator (lower section) will not work its warm inside, but the freezer (upper section) works fine, it will freeze water bottle to hard ice. All fuses are good. Please help!!

cooling unit is bad my friend there is a temporary fix but in my opinion not worth your time take the unit out and flip the refer upside down this sometimes dislodges the blockage in the cooling unit all a rv fridge is is amonia and salt if not used all the time the salt crystalizes in the orfice and blocks the unit a rebult cooling unit 550 about and labor 4 hours at your dealers rate a new fridge about 1500 installed
my shop 360 for labor 550 about for unit 910
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