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Current version by: Tariq Ismael ,

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Have the same problem and de-freezing with hair dryer a few times a day is not my idea of a hobby. I'm wondering what causedI had a working water dispensing system toand suddenly stop working. Somethingone day it stops. I am trying to understand what changed to cause this failure. Something must have changed. Why should one need to add a heater where there was none previously?

Is

I'm thinking of possible causes:
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it possible that the controller circuit board behind the buttons has failed andor other airflow control mechanism to the freezer temperatures stays toobehind this dispenser has become so cold that it keeps freezing this water line through its door. I tried to set it to warmer setting to resolve this issue but the dispenser tube keeps freezing no matter whathow low a setting (higher temperature) I set the freezer to. So one triespossibility is that the controller circuit board behind those buttons may have stopped changing the freezer temperature. If it's not that then there must be something else. Maybe it is the actuator that adjusts cooling in the freezer as a signal is sent to place it on?from the panel, maybe the insulation around the water tube has deteriorated.
In trying to repair anything, we first look for what caused it and that is what I'm attempting to do.
<rant>Granted that GE has recognized that its refrigerators develop this problem but rather than fixing their defect, they came up with the crutch of a heater to keep the tube from freezing. Doesn't reflect well on such a large corporation. </rant>
Have the same problem and de-freezing with hair dryer a few times a day is not my idea of a hobby. I'm wondering what causedI had a working water dispensing system toand suddenly stop working. Somethingone day it stops. I am trying to understand what changed to cause this failure. Something must have changed. Why should one need to add a heater where there was none previously?

Is

I'm thinking of possible causes:
Is
it possible that the controller circuit board behind the buttons has failed andor other airflow control mechanism to the freezer temperatures stays toobehind this dispenser has become so cold that it keeps freezing this water line through its door. I tried to set it to warmer setting to resolve this issue but the dispenser tube keeps freezing no matter whathow low a setting (higher temperature) I set the freezer to. So one triespossibility is that the controller circuit board behind those buttons may have stopped changing the freezer temperature. If it's not that then there must be something else. Maybe it is the actuator that adjusts cooling in the freezer as a signal is sent to place it on?from the panel, maybe the insulation around the water tube has deteriorated.
In trying to repair anything, we first look for what caused it and that is what I'm attempting to do.
<rant>Granted that GE has recognized that its refrigerators develop this problem but rather than fixing their defect, they came up with the crutch of a heater to keep the tube from freezing. Doesn't reflect well on such a large corporation. </rant>

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Original post by: Tariq Ismael ,

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Have the same problem and de-freezing with hair dryer a few times a day is not my idea of a hobby. I'm wondering what caused a working system to suddenly stop working. Something must have changed.  Why should one need to add a heater where there was none previously?

Is it possible that the controller circuit board behind the buttons has failed and freezer temperatures stays too cold no matter what setting one tries to place it on?

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