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GE Refrigerator Freezer is Cold But Refrigerator is Warm

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The 6 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Refrigerator freezer is cold but refrigerator is warm are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

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Other Causes and Conditions

The Evaporator Coils are Frosted Over

If the freezer is cold but the refrigerator is warm and the evaporator coils are frosted over, there may be a defrost system problem. Several times a day the defrost heater assembly turns on for a few minutes to melt away any frost or ice that may have accumulated on the evaporator coils. If the defrost heater assembly has burned out, or the defrost thermostat or defrost control have failed the frost will build up on the coils and eventually no air will be able to travel through the coils to provide cooling. The most common cause for this condition is a problem with the defrost system.

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Evaporator Fan Motor - Part # 914169 Mfg Part # WR60X10074

Evaporator Fan Motor

RepairClinic Item # 914169

If the refrigerator freezer is cold but the refrigerator is warm, the evaporator fan motor might have failed. Every refrigerator has a set of coils called an evaporator. These are the coils that get cold. A small fan and motor is mounted near the coils. This fan and motor - called the evaporator fan and motor, draws air over the evaporator coils and circulates it throughout the freezer and refrigerator. If the fan fails, the freezer or refrigerator will get much warmer than usual.

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$71.65

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Damper Control Assembly - Part # 879153 Mfg Part # WR09X10050

Damper Control Assembly

RepairClinic Item # 879153

If the freezer is cold but refrigerator is warm the air damper control might be stuck closed or broken. The air damper control is either an automatic or manually operated door which opens and closes to let more or less cold air into the refrigerator compartment. If it doesn't open properly it won't let enough cold air into the refrigerator. If the evaporator fan is running, the damper door is open and no air is coming out. The evaporator may be frosted up caused by a defrost problem.

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$88.25

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Thermistor - Part # 914093 Mfg Part # WR55X10025

Thermistor

RepairClinic Item # 914093

If the freezer is cold but the refrigerator is warm the thermistor might be defective. The thermistor is a sensor which monitors the air temperature. It is connected to the control board. If the thermistor is defective the refrigerator does not cool or may cool continuously.

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$8.75

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Main Control Board - Part # 945622 Mfg Part # WR55X10150

Main Control Board

RepairClinic Item # 945622

If the refrigerator's freezer is cold but the refrigerator is warm the main control board might be defective. This is not common. The cause of this problem is almost always in the defrost components.

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$45.55

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Main Control Board - Part # 1531075 Mfg Part # WR55X10942

Main Control Board

RepairClinic Item # 1531075

If the refrigerator's freezer is cold but the refrigerator is warm the main control board might be defective. This is not common. The cause of this problem is almost always in the defrost components.

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$148.65

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