Author Topic: GE side by side - Freezer stops working - Doesnt happen all of the time.  (Read 2143 times)

Offline bobrien74834

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I have a GE DSS25KSRD side by side thats maybe going on 6 years old and every once in a while my freezer will get above freezing and most of the ice melts, pretty much everything in the freezer will start to unthaw. Then it will start working again and it will work a month or two before it gets back above freezing. I cleaned the coils thinking it could've been that but that didnt seem to do the trick. Any ideas is greatly appreciated.

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Here is a training manual from my friend Jimbo which explains how the ADC system works on your ice box. It will help you figure out where to look:  ADAPTIVE DEFROST CONTROLS
 I suspect you could have a faulty Thermistor. I have posted some of my friend Shawn Ryan's excellent how to videos on checking these machines as well as a late model GE service manual HERE
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Its very common to find a burnt relay on the board for the compressor.  I would pull the plug on your fridge, remove the panel on the back of the fridge to access the Control Board.  Remove the wire's off the board, and then remove the board itself.  Inspect the back of the board closely.  I find a lot of these burned up.  Don't worry when pulling the wires off the board, they only go back on 1 way
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