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GFE28GSKMSS GE refrigerator not cooling


Sep 22, 2022
Model Number
1-5 years
I have a GE Refrigerator (GFE28GSKMSS)
The Refrigerator is set at 34 degrees (the lowest setting available) and it holds a temperature around 45/55 degrees. (I wish the refrigerator would be colder!)
The Freezer side is set at -5 degrees (the lowest setting available) and it holds a temp around -0 (I'm okay with the freezer temp but wish it would be colder too)

So, Freezer works okay but the Refrigerator isn't holding a healthy temperature for the food.
I clean the coils every 6 months.
I hear and feel the condenser fan blowing on the freezer but very little blows on the refrigerator side.
I hear the compressor running and I have the refrigerator pulled away from the wall about 3 inches for good air flow.

This GE Appliance is 3 years old and I feel I shouldn't be having issues but I am at a loss.
Any help is appreciated.
Thank you!


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Check the FRESH FOOD(refrigerator) evaporator fan motor to make sure its running when it warms up like that, these GE refrigerator fan motors have been a major issue of failing when that happens.

Here's the FRESH FOOD(refrigerator) evaporator fan motor for your model:
Evaporator Fan Motor WR60X35205

Its In-Stock here:

Another member had this same issue, his model uses that exact same FRESH FOOD(refrigerator) evaporator fan motor:

I'm sure you fixed the issue by now but I just had this happen and replace the Fresh Food Thermistor on the back wall that is attached the refrigerator coils and now my fridge is getting cold. I now have a question about frost on my coils.
Do you have the same exact model number GFE28GSKMSS ?

If not, please start a new thread about the frost on your coils with your model number.

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