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Thread: Uneven Cooling in Fridge

  1. #1
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    Dec 2012
    Cleveland, Ohio

    Default Uneven Cooling in Fridge

    Model Number: GTS18fbsarbb
    Brand: GE
    Age: 6-10 years


    My parents have a GE top freezer Refrigerator (GTS18FBSARBB) that seems to have some uneven cooling problems. My mom states that food in the back of the fridge is freezing. I took the access panel off in the freezer and there doesn't seem to be much issue with frost on the evaporator. The freezer is at proper temp of 0 degrees but there is temp fluctuation in the refrigerator of approx 30 degrees in the back and approx. 40 degrees up front.

    So after much research, I think the temperature control (Part #WR9X10042) may be bad? Does this sound right? Is there any other possible diagnosis for uneven cooling in a basic top mount?

    Thanks in advance.

  2. #2
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    Aug 2004
    McMullen Valley, Arizona


    You are correct, the problem is the temperature cold control thermostat.

    Thats the correct part number, here it is(Video included):
    Temperature Control Thermostat WR09X10042 Order now for same day shipping. 365 day return policy.

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