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Author Topic: GE Refrigerator is warm but freezer is cold  (Read 5664 times)

Offline Nick1971

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GE Refrigerator is warm but freezer is cold
« on: June 20, 2009, 05:24:19 PM »

Hi-my refrigerator has been getting gradually warmer for the past week, but the freezer is cold. I pulled off the cover in the freezer today and saw that the coils were totally covered in ice and frost. I got rid of the frost with a hair dryer and went out and got a new themostat and installed it and now the freezer is working and the refrigerator cooling down again. How can I verify that the timer and/or the heater are working correctly? I just guessed on the thermostat. I assume that it is cooling down because I manually removed the ice (I really need to know if this is going to work because I store my son's medication in the fridge and it is $1500.00 a box and I already had one box ruined this week because of the gradual increase in temperature.)

Thanks to anyone who can tell me how to check the timer and heater-


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Re: GE Refrigerator is warm but freezer is cold
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2009, 07:35:07 PM »
Most of the time it is the heater specially  the glass encased type. The newer models come with a harness, a defrost thermostat. and the qiock connect. Nothing to it me bucko.
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