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I have a GE refrigerator / freezer and the front LED panel

is showing 88 for the...
I have a GE refrigerator / freezer and the front LED panel is showing 88 for the freezer setting and 88 for the refrigerator setting. The top 2 LED's are flashing on the refrigerator side. All is well inside but I can reset the front panel. Whats wrong with it? Model #PFSS6PKWASS
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the 88 88 means there is an error. You can try to reset it by pressing and holding the top left and right buttons on the dispenser for 5 seconds, but if that doesn't reset, you need the error code. If you look at the 88 88 there is a segment missing or flashing---which segment is that?

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Customer reply replied 12 months ago
The top leds on the right side 88

That's a faulty icemaker error, so the icemaker would need to be replaced if it won't reset.

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Customer reply replied 12 months ago
Did the reset. Now just the left 8 top diode on the fridg side is blinking
Customer reply replied 12 months ago
you cant control anything as long as the ice maker is out?

That's a different error. If the left 8 top segement on the refrigerator is out, that's a bad damper assembly. The icemaker issue reset but the damper did not. An no you can't control anything if there is ANY error regardless of whether it's an icemaker or a bad control board or bad sensor. You would need to order and replace part 118 on the diagram in the link below.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
We have a plumbing issue where the cold water source has been turned off for a few days. Is that whats causing the ice alarm?

It's possible that can cause the issue yes. But if you re-apply power and if it still won't work you need to replace the icemaker. We are on the honor system here. Please remember to rate my service by selecting a star at the top of the screen before you leave today and reply back here letting me know with a rating of 1-5 stars (5 being the best). If you need anything else, just let me know. You can continue asking follow-up questions at no additional charge after rating my service if you still need assistance.

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