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Ice build up on fan

I have a frigidaire glrs237zcwo side by side freezer and have two problems. the fan at the rear of the freezer gets ice build up every 4- 7 days and this makes a loud noise as the fan hit the ice. I manually defrost the freezer witha heater and then this happens again in 4- 7 days. usually at night when im sleeping :( Also the ice maker only dispenses crushed ice. i had someone replace the solenoid and still no cubes. the service guy has caulked the back when the water supply is thinking that warm air is getting into the frezer and this is the cause of the ice build up. He thinks i may have to replace the circuit board ($180) behind the ice maker and water panels but after 3 visits i feel like this guy is just guessing at what the problem is. Does anyone have any ideas what the source of my problems could be? Ive had this fridge for under 4 years. frigidaire says the compressor is the only thing warrantied. Thanks

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  • rob dougald Feb 09, 2007

    There is ice on the left side of the freezer where the water comes from. The guy who has looked at it 3 times is an authorized frigidare repair guy. No ice or snow on the fan itself its on the metal part the fan is mounted to but builds up and the fan rubs against it. the grills underneath have no ice on them so im thinking the defrost feature is indeed working. Ive orderewd a water supply valve and hope that this will fix it. if not i will have to start looking into the defrost. Gendos do you have email?? mine is coveryer6 at hotmail.com
    Id love to chat withj you and figure this out.
    Rob

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Problem is most likely caused by water overflowing from ice tray and then freezing to motor, hold light switch in and see what happens when tray fills up. Regards Advisor

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