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Old 06-15-2012, 03:33 PM  
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Default GE Refrigerator, Freezer not cold enough

I have a GE side by side, Model GSL25JFTABS that is having cooling issues with the freezer. Will not go below 30 degrees. I have replaced the two thermistors in the freezer section, temp sensor & defrost, first, but saw no change. I just replaced the main control board hoping it would solve my problems, but Iím still seeing no change. Also, I donít have any ice buildup on the evaporator coils, but only the bottom of the coils gets frosty. Any ideas?


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I donít have any ice buildup on the evaporator coils, but only the bottom of the coils gets frosty.
That would indicate a major system problem....leaker, restriction, inefficient compressor or any combination of these = BIG$

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I have a ge monogram refrigerator. My problem is that the freezer didn't cool well, so I cleaned in the back of the compressor. Now the temperature starting to drop, it's was 22 and now it's 12. But the compressor is very hot, the fan works, and there was little water going down from the top of the refrigerator to the bottom . Any idea what should I do? Is it normal for the compressor to be hot? Even the cover door is very hot.
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Is it normal for the compressor to be hot?
When running the compressor wil be very warm to the touch yes. If/when running all of the time the compressor can certainly get warmer than normal and be hot. *If* things are ok and the temp gets better, the compressor should cool once it starts to cycle on and off.

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You cleaned the condensor coils as well?...hope so.

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Ok, so now the temperature in the freezer is 9 and the refrigerator is 30. The compressor isn't hot anymore, it's warm and I can touch it. the cieling of refrigerator
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The ceiling of the refrigerator have drops of water, looks like its sweating. Is this normal? And yes I cleaned the condenser coils very good, I took pictures with my phone. Thank you for your answers. Really help
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so now the temperature in the freezer is 9 and the refrigerator is 30
Should be 0ļF in the freezer and 40ļF in the fresh food section.

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Nope, definetly not normal.
Give the refrigerator an 24 hour defrost with the doors open.

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Hi, my model # ziss480nmcs, the freezer this morning was 6 and refrigerator 30. there is water coming out like once a day from the top right corner of the fridge, what can he be ?
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I found mullion condensation kits for sweating, I found an iceing kit to prevent ice from building up and leaking.....might want to get a GE tech in to check to see what ( if any ) may be helpfull to yours...


Icing kit with insulation Manufacturer Number WR49X10021

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The freezer now is 16 and the fridge 40. The compressor is hot again. I will call GE for service.


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