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Ice build-up around the fan making a noise.

Ice build-up around the cold air fan making a loud noise. Also noted some ice and water in the Refrigerator. Both freezer and Refrigerator cool ok. Guess it is a defrost problem??
GE profile refrigerator 4 years old.

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Drain line froze.
Used hair dryer to thaw frozen line, works OK now. 01/07/09
Think the frozen drain line was caused by the light in the refrigerator not shutting off when the door closes, causing excess cooling in the freezer. Poor design on the light shutoff switch, corrected design to make permanent repair
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