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GE Refrigerator PFS22SISBSS freezer issues

sandman101

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Mar 16, 2022
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Location
buffalo
Model Number
PFS22SISBSS
Brand
GE
Age
More than 10 years
I have a PFS22SISBSS fridge that recently stop cooling the fresh food but the freezer worked fine .
I changed out the thermistor on the evaporator because it was frozen over. and I thought the problem was resloved.The fridge is set tho 0 and 37.
Now the fridge keeps cold enough but the freezer only stays about 7 but has gone as low as 1 ,the defrost cycle kicks on about every 8 hours raising the temp to as high as
12 and then starts going back down.
Any ideas on what it might be,thanks in advance
 

sandman101

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Sorry I forgot to say that sometimes the fridge temp will lower to 33-34 if the freezer is trying to get to the right temp
 

Jake

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I'd ohm test all the thermistors first. You have a refrigerator thermistor and a freezer thermistor, besides the evaporator thermistor you already replaced.

If the thermistors all read good, then the other part left is the motherboard.

Here's the motherboard for your model:

You can ohm test the thermistors per Shawn's Video below, to see if they are within spec. Pull the refrigerator out from the wall, then you will see a cover on the back exterior wall and under that cover is the motherboard.

Unplug the refrigerator first!

All the thermistors use the exact same part number:
Thermistor WR55X10025


Watch this video, Shawn explains how to test/replace the evaporator thermistor:


Jake
 

sandman101

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buffalo
Thanks for your reply, I will test the other thermistors tomorrow,
Also I've changed the board out first before I changed the evaporator thermistor,I had a spare new sealed motherboard at home.
So I hope the problem will be one of the other thermistors.
I'll let you know.
 
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