Posts by Cassidy

GE Refrigerator Not Cooling After Power Outage

Posted by on Oct 1, 2019 in Cooling Issues | 3 comments

It is a common problem with GE refrigerators that the main controller board can malfunction after a power surge or power outage. This can result in the refrigerator or freezer no longer cooling or making odd surging or whining sounds from the back. Fortunately, there is a relatively simple and inexpensive solution by ordering and replacing the main controller board. It is about $130 and takes just 30-40 minutes to replace. This is much cheaper than calling the GE repairman or buying a new refrigerator. Below is the part you’ll need from amazon but be sure to enter your model number to...

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GE Freezer OK but refrigerator not cooling

Posted by on Oct 1, 2019 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

It is actually quite common that the GE freezer continues to operate properly while the fridge portion stops cooling enough to keep the food cold. However, there are a number of reasons that can be the root cause so you’ll want to check them all. Evaporator Fan Motor Dead One common cause of the warm and cold freezer is the failure of the evaporator fan motor. The fan draws air over the evaporator coils and circulates them through the freezer and refrigerator. If the fan fails then the freezer might seem cold enough but the refrigerator is warm. To check it, see if you can hear the fan...

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Bypass GE RPWFE Refrigerator Filter

Posted by on Sep 22, 2019 in Cooling Issues | 0 comments

Is your GE refrigerator no longer dispensing water or warning you that the filter needs to be replaced? Unfortunately, the new GE refrigerators use an RFID chip on the filter that tells the fridge then the filter expires, even if the filter is fine. So, you have a few options to get it working again. 1. Replace filter with the recommended GE water filter Of course, we always recommend using the recommended GE filters as listed below. As this is the simplest and quickest fix. 2. Use the GE refrigerator filter plug bypass This GE “Plug Bypass” will replace the filter and allow...

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Is Your Whirlpool Refrigerator Ice Maker Leaking? You Can Fix It!

Posted by on Jul 27, 2019 in Ice Maker Issues | 1 comment

Waking up to water dripping down the side of your fridge is never fun. Luckily, there is a quick and easy solution. Even in brand new expensive fridges with all their touchscreen doors and voice-controlled coolers, the ice maker has not had any big advancements. With cheap plastic that breaks easily and pumps that will die, it is important to purchase and replace the ice maker when yours breaks. Common issues with your whirlpool icemakers include the tray missing the ice bucket when dumping, the plastic cracking and cause a water leak or the water pump in the machine over pump the water...

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GE Refrigerator Not Making ICE?

Posted by on Aug 20, 2018 in Ice Maker Issues | 4 comments

Unfortunately, it seems to be a fairly common occurrence among our users that GE refrigerators simply stop making ice one day.  Here are a few simple steps to get you back on track without needing to call a repair person.  Some GE refrigerators have a “test” button on the control panel or on the icemaker itself which will run a series of tests and “dump” any ice in the icemaker.  Give this a shot and see what happens. Then, ensure that nothing else has changed since it was making ice.  For instance, no changes to the refrigerator water line, kitchen plumbing, sink,...

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