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GE SIDE X SIDE Dispenser problem

18 Month old G.E. Model #gss22ifrfww. When I try to dispense ice or water the light dims and the refrigerator cuts off. The compressor stops and the cond. fan stops. When I let up on dispenser switch the unit will start back up. No water or ice available. The ref. works fine other than that. Started three days ago with no water, no ice developed next day.

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  • THE BANDIT Aug 22, 2007

    We replaced the main board, dispener board and evaporator fan. We did this under the G.E.Board concession program offered by the company in an extension of the warrenty.

  • tmad104 Dec 28, 2008

    I have a GE GSS22IFRFBB. There is an almost constant clicking sound in the rear of the unit. This clicking has been ongoing for about 6 weeks. I've noticed that if I try to dispense Ice or water, the light dims and the compressor stop running. As soon as I let up on the dispenser, the compressor kicks back in. Within the last two weeks, the refrigirator compartment is warming up. The freezer is holding its temperature, but we've had to move everything out of the fridge. It sounds like the defrost cycle is not engaging. If I don't have to replace the main board I obviously don't want to. I'd appreciate any input. Thanks.

  • GE Fridge Apr 22, 2009

    GSS22IFRFBB water and ice dispenser doesn't work and when pressed the light dims and compressor stops running. After let go, compressor starts again. Fridge and freezer have recently started warming up also. I'd like to fix myself but unsure how.

  • soniah1958 Apr 23, 2009

    GE model GSH25JFRF side by side refrigerator- I have same problem. In attempt to use ice dispenser or water , light dims and dispense does not work.. temperture drops in both refrigerator and freezer. purchased late 2005 , this problem just started a few months ago. when i unplug refrigerator and re plug it starts working again.. but after days the problem reoccurs.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    It doesn't dispense no water or ice

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    When i first plug in all lights inside comes on and the leds of ice and water dispenser works but none of the fans and compressor work.


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Sound like maybe a dispenser board short... you could try taking of the top hidge cap on the freezer side unplug the power to the board there for 30 minustes or so plug back in and see if it can reset to default and try that before u have to change board

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