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I have a Fisher & Paykel fridge/freezer model N500B a CFC model with the freezer below the fridge. We have started to get a frost biuld up at the top of the back wall of the fridge compartment. A registered repair man has suggested it is a know Fisher and Paykel problem and can only be temporarily addressed by melting the ice build up with hot water and/or a hair dryer. The build up seems to be increasing and i don't like the idea of using a hair dryer..doesn't seem to be a fully safe thing to do. Dave

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Using a hairdryer is ok. don't let water drip on it and don't point too close to plastics
ice build up on fridge wall can be due to:
short of gas
partial blockage in sealed system
compressor starting to fail
stat switchback temp wrong
insulation failure

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