Question about GE Profile PSW26P Stainless Steel Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

The tempature gauge was is too high and the refrigerator is warming up and the freezer is at 26 degrees when it is suppose to be -0.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • GE Master
  • 4,654 Answers

Your refrigerator is most likely missing defrost because of a defective defrost heater=> WR51X10055 Defrost Heater Look inside the freezer compartment and see if a layer of snow/ice is building on the back freezer wall. If yes unplug and defrost freezer compartment with a hair dryer or by filling a large bucket with hot water and placing inside and closing doors for a while. Be aware that excess water may run out on floor if not mopped up with towels while manually defrosting. You may also remove the rear panel in freezer listed as position 213 in this photo=> PSW26PSSAKSS_Freezer_Component's
and looking at photo you should replace parts 230 and 240. Number 240 is the defrost thermostat=> WR50X10068_Defrost_Thermostat Both of these parts have details of how to test before replacing listed on their links. I always think it is good to replace the defrost thermostat while inside working on the freezer. The thermostat can wear out also causing problems later. I will be here should you have further questions, Thanks, Sea Breeze
GE Artica/Profile=> Service Manual

The tempature gauge was is too high and the - sea_breeze_179.jpg


sea_breeze_180.jpg

Posted on May 19, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What does 34F ER mean


Put a freezer thermometer in the freezer and see if it reads +34 degrees, then put it in the refrigerator. If the freezer reading is above 0 degrees, say +34, then the freezer is too warm. If the refrigerator is reading 34 and the freezer is way cold, then the refrigerator is getting too cold. This could be either a thermostat setting too cold or the sensing isn't reading properly or a much more serious issue. Generally a refrigerator should be no warmer than +40 but not freezing either +32 degrees and a freezer should be about 0 degrees. Make sure nothing is blocking the air flow duct work or where the sensors are located.

Aug 14, 2014 | U-Line Echelon Combo® CO2175DWR Compact...

1 Answer

GE Profile Side-by-Side Refrigerator - Freezer Warms Up - Motor Gets Loud - Eventually Cools Back Down


Sounds like your thermostat is faulty this should be covered by a warranty This problem eats electricity so will need attention asap

Oct 29, 2012 | GE Profile PSHS6MGZSS Side by Side...

1 Answer

GE GTS22KHP refrigerator - fridge is warm, freezer seems cold and is making ice. When the fridge was getting warm, we checked the freezer and some of the food in the door of the freezer was starting to...


With 'no-frost' fridgerators, they enter a 'defrost' cycle that is supposed to elimnate any frost. There are a few suspect parts, but it should be 1 of 2 parts. The timer that controls when it enters the 'defrost' cycle is occuring too often, or more likely, there is a thermostat that overrides the timer once the temp on the cooling coils (not freezer) reaches, say 55 degrees and commands the freezer to resume cooling.... I bought a themostat off amazon for $26 and put it in and no longer have my ice tray frozen solid after prolonged defrosting. Google 'no-frost' fridge how it works...

Oct 24, 2011 | GE GTS22KHP Top Freezer Refrigerator

1 Answer

Freezer tempature


Depends on the product you want to keep in the freezer. Usually you want to try and stay between 0 and +10 degrees for most items. Ice Cream must be -10 degrees minimum. Any warmer and it won't keep. Hope this helps.

Good Luck

Dec 24, 2008 | Nor-Lake Freezer Norlake Refrigeration 6'...

1 Answer

Bottom Freezer


This is the way it is supposed to work. Modern refregerators are designed to keep the freezer temp between 0 - 10 degrees. As long as it is not freezing food in the refrigerator compartment all is well. On most units the only real cooling control is in the refregerator. This is the one the cycles the compressor. The freezer control usually only controls the amount of cold air allowed into the fridge. All cooling coils are usually in the freezer. it just pushes cold air into the fridge

Jul 04, 2008 | Samsung RB2155 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

Not finding what you are looking for?
GE Profile PSW26P Stainless Steel Side by Side Refrigerator Logo

323 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Refrigerators Experts

Sal DeAngelo

Level 3 Expert

2122 Answers

Lawrence Oravetz

Level 3 Expert

9587 Answers

okcchemist

Level 1 Expert

17 Answers

Are you a Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...