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GE Profile side by side PFS22SISBSS not cooling. Replaced

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GE Profile side by side PFS22SISBSS not cooling. Replaced main control board, ohmed the compressor 7 ohms, 14 ohms and 22 ohms no short circuits
all fans now operating, cannot tell if compressor is running it feels like vibration left it run overnite and conpressor is warm/hot to the touch but no cooling apparent in the internal fridge compartments.
Any suggestions?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Joel thank you for your interest in our service. If you have been waiting a while
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Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

If the fans are running, and the compressor is warm to the touch, and there is no cooling in the unit, then it has a freon leak somewhere in the system and in order to fix it, the leak will have to be located, repaired then a vacuum will have to pulled on the system and then recharged with freon. This is a very technical repair and will have to be done by a qualified repair technician that has the proper license in your state. One way to tell if its low on freon, is (carefully), while the compressor is running feel the little freon line coming out of the compressor, the small line not the large one, it should be hot almost too hot to touch, if it's not then you know there is no freon in the system.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
this unit is 10 years old and according to internet has had lots of problems especially the master board which I replaced because fridge would not even start the fans without it ($200) It this unit worth pouring more money into it? Not sure how much this system recharge will run me?
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

depends on where the leak is located as to how much or even if it can be repaired, for instance if its in the evaporator and it has to be replaced the repair could far exceed 400.00. If its just in a line that is easy accessible it would probably be in the 300-400 range, me personally on unit that old If I were a repair man at your home I would advise you to replace the unit before sinking that kind of money into it.

Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

Happy holidays.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
U too
thanks
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

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