My GE side by side refrigerator will work fine for three weeks and then stop cooling. If I shut it off for several days and turn it on, it will work ok for three more weeks and stop cooling again. I have replaced the defrost thermostat, but that didn't fix the problem.
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Same thing with our GE Eterna Series - off and on for the last two weeks. Took back panel off, looked around, vacuumed dust build up off of the fan blades, etc.; everything worked fine for five good days. Then frig went out stopped cooling. Off and on for the last week. Unplugging it works for a day then back to not freezing and or colling.
if turbo fans not running then the evaporators probably froze up and wont cool at all unplug and replace turbo fan and make sure u let the unit thaw completely i recommend atleast24 hours and turn back on and make sure turbo fan is running and u should be fine
The water dispenser on my GE profile fridge stopped working for a couple days. The refrigerator and freezer temperatures have fluctuated over the past several months causing fridge items to periodically freeze and freezer items to periodically thaw. GE tech came today identified a bad circuit board, which he replaced for a cool $300. Ouch. Fridge is only three years old. Oh yeah, the icemaker also has a broken tab which causes it to jam every couple weeks. We have GE Profile appliances throughout our kitchen and they all work great except for the fridge :-( I hope GE engineers read this post. If so, get to work! LOL
Most Refrigerators have a defrost timer which cycles every couple of weeks, typically for several hours, in order to let any residual ice melt from the cooling system. If yours cycles long enough for the freezer items to melt, it should be replaced.
I have no idea to this day, what caused the complete lack of cooling in my freezer and refridgerator. However, it seems to be working fine now. All I did was turn the compressor and fan totally off, let it rest for a few minutes, and then turn it back on. It seems to have "re-booted the system, and now everything is working normally. The ice-maker is once again making ice! It has been three days or so now, and so far, so good!
sound to me that the unit may be stuck in defrost. look for the time clock and or if it is a newer unit check your condenser coil it may be dirty. the unit may also have a leak on the refrigeration side of it.
MOST TIMES ON NEWER GE FRIG.'S THERE ON THE BACK OF FRIG. UNDER BACK PANEL OR INSIDE UNDER THE THERMOSTAT PANEL OR BEHIND THE FRONT BOTTOM GRILL OR ON THE LOWER BACK BOTTOM,ANY STARDARD VOLT METER WILL DO BUT IF YOUR GOING TO GET ONE GET A GOOD ONE WITH THE AMP CLAP ON IT SO YOU CAN MEASURE AMPS TO(LOWES),BEFORE YOU BUY ONE YOU CAN REMOVE THE BACK PANEL AND LOOK AT THE HEATER, IF IT HAS TURNED DARK IT IS BLOWN AND YOU NEED NOT BUY A METER UNLESS YOU WANT ONE,PLEASE LET ME KNOW HOW YOUR DOING-MIKE