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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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You need to check the defrost heater with a omes meter,ge sxs are very bad about heater burnout and most must be replaced with a heavy duty one,let me know,thanks-mike

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