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GE TFX22CR Ice Piling up in Back of Freezer

On my ten year old TFX22CR, I noticed a rattling sound coming from the freezer. When I opened I saw ice around the back of my freezer. The icemaker was full, so I dumped it and shut off the icemaker completely. I used a hair dryer to melt the ice around the fan. The freezer is cooling just fine, but the ice keeps coming back. Also, I noticed that the water is coming out warmer than usual. Thanks for your help,
Ryan

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You either have icing that you didn't clear or the unit is low on gas.  You might also try cleaning the condenser coils.  This is a big problem in cooling.
To check low gas:  After cleaning the condenser (!), clean around the piping to the compressor in the back of the unit.  Wait at least an hour with the unit shut off.  Restart.  The larger pipe should begin to frost up.  If after about 15 minutes the frosting gives way to: ice, wetness or drying out...the gas level is likely okay.  If it stays frosted, you'll need a gas recharge.

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