Refrigerator would not cool but freezer worked

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator

ModelTBX18JIBKRWW

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Socket set

Bob From San Diego, CA

Mar 19, 2010

20 out of 36 people found this instruction helpful

Based on the symptoms I assumed the thermostat was faulty and replaced it. However, that did not correct the problem so I use a hairdryer to try to clear the vent to the freezer and dusted the coils underneath the unit. Still no luck. Next I pulled the back panel off of the freezer are to check the fan but it was working just fine. However, the coils by the freezer fan were packed heavily with ice so I thawed the ice. That worked.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Thermostat Control

Part Number: PS310985

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