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Frost in Freezer

I have a Frost Free LG fridge that is only a year.

The top Freezer has frost like snow and the cooling vents freeze right up so I can't turn it down.All the food has a layer of snow like frost on it.

I have defrosted it and cleaned it a couple of times but it ends back to this every time.

Tia
C.C

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  • thecoot Nov 12, 2008

    Thx for the quick reply ,I'll look at that tonight.

  • thecoot Nov 13, 2008

    Morning,
    Freezer fan seems to be working,but haven't taken the back off the fridge yet to see the other options you mentioned or which ones they even are.

    C.C


  • thecoot Nov 13, 2008

    Excellent mike thx again ,I'll check them tonight or this weekend.

    C.C


  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    de frost problem there is some snow in freezer

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It is a defrost problem,could 1 freezer fan not working2defrost heater in freezer not working3 defrost sensor in freezer not working and 4 defrost timer not working,if you have a volt meter you can check to find out which one it is,the easyest is to just look in the freezer and see if the fan is running to move the cold air,you might have to hold the freezer door button in to check it,let me know what you find-mike

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

  • MIKE major Nov 13, 2008

    you take the panel off inside the freezer back wall to check the heater and temp. sensor,the defrost timer is either inside the frig. on the temp. control console or on the back of frig.behind the metal panel-mike

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