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Freezer is filled with ice and frost

The icemaker works fine, the refrig is fine but my freezer is frozen-large ice in back and all over the freezer. what's a girl to do?

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  • flsahm Oct 25, 2008

    Can you tell me the part number for the controller?

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You could have a problem with your defrost cycle.

but in order to conclude that, you need to thaw everything ( I MEAN EVERYTHING ) in the freezer box so if you have a spare refrigerator to stuff all the food that will be ruin in case you unplug this fridge for about two days. just to be sure that everything thaws out completely. then do it.

after two days with both doors open, plug it back in and observe the freezer back wall. check if the ice would re appear after 4 days.

if it does not, then it is just a clogged drain or too much water in the air that the heater was not able to melt the frost.

if it comes back, then you have a heater problem.


3 things,

heating element, bi-metal., and the controller.( electronic module pcb)


tnx 4 using fixya,


drcool

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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