Question about GE Profile 26.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator with Dispenser TFX27PRBWW

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Moved refrigerator. Won't get cold now unless at 9.

I just moved a side-by-side GE refrigerator (9 years old). I tipped it to about a 45 degree angle to move it and blow out the dust (got three large bunnies!) I didn't hit the coils or tubes with the two wheeler. The fridge moved from the kitchen to the garage where the temp is about 10 degrees hotter.

Now the thing won't cool to below 45 unless I crank it up to the highest setting - 9 on this model.

Any good reasons this might have happened?

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  • stevepotter Jul 01, 2008

    Forgot: the freezer works fine. Just the fridge needs to be at 9.

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Sounds like a defrost problem. Check to see if there is any frost buildup in the back wall of the freezer. If so, it is not defrosting as it should.

  • possible causes:
  1. bad defrost timer
  2. bad defrost heater (in freezer)
  3. bad thermo switch in freezer
If you don’t know what these are then unplug the machine and let the ice melt in the freezer overnight with the door open. Then try it the next day, if is cooling fine then you need to have a service person replace one of the above items.

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