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GE Profile PDE18LBPRBS bottom freezer refrigerator (BOTH FREEZER AND FRIDGE TO WARM)

Starting about 4 days ago, I noticed the refrigerator on my 4 year old GE profile was warm (a cream cake had fallen over and milk was not cool). A thermometer I put in showed 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Now the freezer is also warm at 0 degrees Fahrenheit. I opened the rear panel at the bottom and vacuumed the lint off of the compressor and fan. There is no ice on any of the components back there or in the actual freezer/fridge. The compressor/fan seem to be working and no unusual noises have been noticed by me or my wife.

Any hints on what this could be?

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  • Anonymous Sep 27, 2008

    I have a GE fridge-freezer with the freezer on top, and for a couple of weeks it has been getting warm. Milk is going bad. There is no ice, everything seems to be running, and the temperature is set to COLDEST. Help!

  • dohicky Oct 30, 2008

    I have the same problem. Did a web search and saw many others have had the same problem. Could be motherboard in fridge. One guy says he is on his 3rd motherboard! He was told by Sears that they have had a lot of problems with these fridges.

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SOURCE: Freezer and Fridge side not cooling

Sounds like your Defrost heater is burned up. It is located in the back of the freezer compartment behind the lower cover. Look at the base of the condensor. Two screws hold the heater and two wire connectors. The heater is in a glass tube. Measure continuity from one end to the other, you should see a few ohms. if it is open, your heater is definitely burned. I got a good deal on a replacement heater on Ebay. I think it was $17 including shipping. The heater being bad will cause major frost buildup in the back of the freezer and stop the Ice maker from working and damage food. Be sure to thorougly dry the freezer compartment prior to putting it back in operation. If too much moisture is present, the new heater will evaporate the moisture into the Ice dispensoer motor and solenoid that swtiches from crushed to solid ice. Hope this helps. it has nothing to do with your problem, but please Check out my website www.playstationclinic.com

Posted on Sep 25, 2007

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SOURCE: GE Profile French Door Bottom Freezer not cooling

I am experiencing the same problem with my GE fridge. We have already tried the Turbo Cool, but nothing seems to help.
Thanks
Carol

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Freezer temperature fluctuating way up.

Your problem could stem from an issue with the defrost timer, the compressor or its attachments (e.g.: relay, capacitor, etc.), or the freezer/evaporator fan motor. Contact an appliance service company.

Posted on Feb 11, 2010

SOURCE: Have GE profile refrigerator. It is 3 years old.

OK check the Thermistor, the actual temperature sensor element, and or thermostat if it uses a separate feed.

Posted on Sep 10, 2011

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