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Check to see if the evaporator fan is working. It may be seized up and not blowing the cold air into the fridge compartment. Some GE have a air valve diverter which controls the air flow into the fridge. If the fan is working and there is no cold air into the fridge, this may be jammed in its closed position.

GE Refrigerators | Answered on Jun 16, 2019

This could be due to a faulty water sensor was the problem with mine

GE Refrigerators | Answered on May 31, 2019

Sounds like the drain hole is plug. Check it out. If it is then clean it.

Good luck


GE Refrigerators | Answered on May 28, 2019

Check that the plug your refrigerator is plugged into is not part of your GFCI circuit. If you have a plug that has a test/reset button on it (usually on the same wall, but not
necessarily) press the reset button and see if that doesn't help.

GE Refrigerators | Answered on May 28, 2019

The wall separating the fridge and freezer section has tubing off the compressor called a mullion heater/ discharge tube heater. It is there to keep that strip slightly warm and prevent sweating during humid times. If it gets overly warm/hot to the touch then either it is due for a cleaning or the condenser fan has stopped. The defrost circuit is not the problem! After pulling the fridge out, remove the back panel and you will see a round condenser on the right hand side. The fan motor is mounted on the side of it. Clean as necessary and make sure the fan is running. Unplug during cleaning and protect your floor before pulling it out

GE Refrigerators | Answered on May 12, 2019

Most modern refrigerators do not have defrost timers anymore. Instead, the main control board controls all of its functions. Older units would have a timer,much like a clock that would defrost every 6,8,or 10 hours if it needed it or not (some may have had a different time but these are the most common). With the main control, it will typically defrost every 8-10 hours of compressor run time. This cuts down on the cost to run it since the defrost cycle uses the most energy.

I am not sure why you are looking for this? you did not say what problem you are having but the main board is in the back, bottom right when you are looking at the back. You will see a rectangular metal plate with maybe 10 screws.

GE Refrigerators | Answered on May 12, 2019

Hello there,
If your refrigerator is not cooling, but is running perfectly, you will have to test the defrost thermostat, defrost heater and the defrost timer, when you test them, replace the faulty part and it will work perfectly fine.
If that does not solve the problem, then check the door switch. Make sure you check the refrigerator if it is still having gas in the cylinder. If there is no gas the refrigerator will be working perfectly fine but will never get cool.
Hope this helped. All the best Elect_Comp

GE Refrigerators | Answered on May 05, 2019


GE Refrigerators | Answered on Apr 08, 2019

You need to check to see if the compressor is running when the system starts getting hot. Issues that are going to make it it warm are as you said, a compressor failure, but it could also be a condenser fan sporadic failure, dirty condenser coil, or even a partially capillary tube.

Also check you evaporator coil on the inside of the refrigerator when it gets warm. If the evaporator fan fails. You'll have no air flow across the coil and once it freezes over, you will lose any convention cooling you had and the box will get warm and the ice on the coil will continue to grow

GE Refrigerators | Answered on Mar 30, 2019

Unplug the Unit, And use a hair dryer to remove all ice....use towels to remove all water from interior.....Set thermostat control to middle setting and set humidity control to hi humidity and plug the unit back in.......

GE Refrigerators | Answered on Mar 25, 2019

Maybe a defrost problem. Evaporator coils frozen up.

GE Refrigerators | Answered on Mar 24, 2019

It appears that the defrost cycle is stuck in the on position. You can locate the defrost timer on most refrigerators and manually cycle them. It is not uncommon for them to fail. You should have a qualified technician do the repair.

GE Refrigerators | Answered on Mar 19, 2019

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