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There is frost build-up on ice maker cover, and upper areas of freezer door in general.

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    The gasket is in good shape, there is a good seal.  How does the auto-defrost work?

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Sounds like a air leak. make sure gasket is sealing properly.

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

  • there are three components to the defrost system: the defrost heater, which is the easiest to test with an ohmeter, or if there is voltage to it, an ammeter. then the defrost limit switch, which must be below 20 degrees to test with an ohmeter. note: always disconnect one side of component when testing with ohmeter and unpluged from outlet. then the defrost timer, which when the other two components are good, replace, of process of elimination.

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