Question about Kenmore 18.3 cu. ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator w/Through-the-Door Water Dispenser

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Kenmore frost free refrigerator

The frost free freezer keeps freezing up. At first the drain whole would freeze over, now the coils are freezing up. Is it not going into defrost mode?

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  • wmadix Oct 25, 2008

    top freezer frost on back pannel and behind frost on evaporator Kenmore 2005 model # 10675249400

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The back wall of my side by side is frosting over. the freezer side.

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Hi thanks for te question .If all the coils are frosted. no its not going into the defrost cycle. and you also have a problem with a clogged drain thanks the appliance doc

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