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My GE freezer goes through cycles where it stops getting cold and if you unplug it and plug it back

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Old 11-17-2011, 12:19 PM
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Model Number: PSS26LSRE   Brand: GE   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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My GE freezer goes through cycles where it stops getting cold and if you unplug it and plug it back in it works again. I had a tech over and he said if it happens again to change the motherboard. Do I have to defrost the unit before I change the board and if so how do I do it?


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If everything shuts down when it fails, most probably a bad evaporator thermistor AP3185407, a thin, white thing clipped to the evaporator.If it still fails, replace the motherboard.
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