Fridge stopped cooling intermittent at first then just stopped Travis M. • Fort Smith, AR • June 23, 2014 Appliance: General Electric Refrigerator TFX24EFB My Repair & Advice Troubleshot to find the thermostat was functioning fine. By looking at the wiring schematic, realized that the only thing that could shut down the compressor and the evaporator fan at the same time was the defrost circuit. Bypassed the defrost timer and unit started to function normally. Ordered a new timer module and installed. Was this review helpful to you?