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I have a GE refrigerator model TFX28PBDA AA. The dE light is

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Customer: I have a GE refrigerator model TFX28PBDA AA. The dE light is flashing. The freezer in the back was frozen solid. I unplugged it and used a blow dryer to melt the ice. I turned it on and it has run fine for 48 hours. Now it is flashing again and I am concerned it is also freezing again.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: What could the issue be. Is it just a thermostat
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do not want to sign up for monthly advise. I only wish to have you help with this one repair. I did not see that option on your choices.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thanks for using this service, if you have been waiting do not worry or get upset I am just one of the techs on here and I try to get to as many customers as I can and I just picked up your question now. Please give me time to respond sometimes I get your replies late so there may be a delay in my response.

That is a DEFROST ERROR, meaning the Defrost thermostat or heater is reading OPEN at the board. So one of them is burned out causing that issue. The unit will not defrost every 8-10 hours like it is suppose to and it will frost over again. You need to find out which is burned out by taking it apart and using and ohm meter to see which one is burned out.

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