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GE Side by side runs constantly.

Our GE 25.2 frost free side by side, Model TFT25 JR, about 8 years old, for the past couple of years has been puddling water on the floor in the left front corner under the freezer door. There is also a build up of ice on the floor of the freezer. In addition, the motor never quits running. I'm sure the 2 are related what do you diagnose as the problem and is it something I can fix myself?
Fred
drfredgu3@gmail.com New GE side by side, was running great until the freezer door was ajar overnite. It is a little iced up inside and won't quit running now. What can I do? thanks.. cpc

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  • Wrenchy Sep 04, 2008

    runs constantly, won't quit running. we replaced the thermostat but that didn't fix it.

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That's not my question there.......... I sent the one about the freezer door being cracked over nite and it won't quit running now. Do I need to defrost it as well? Thanks

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

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The timer that controls the defrost cycle/function, may have failed and there may be no defrosting occurring. If icing of the coils due to the missing defrost cycle, there may not be enugh circulation left to keep the thermostat happy.

Try defrosting it manually (I know, it's a pain - aren't we spoiled?) and see if the compressor then cycles for a few days before it starts running continuously again.

And for Dr. Fred, the above suggestion about trying manually defrosting applies to your problem too.
The exposure to overnight moisture (ice accumulation) may have interfered with the automatic cycle.

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

  • Steve Allison
    Steve Allison Aug 24, 2008

    Add-on comment; check under the unit, behind the lower grill to see if there is a drip-pan that is overflowing.

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