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LG will not defrost motor making a noise like ice hitting it

After a few days an error measage appears on the front panel freezer and fridge fail.By turning fridge off and heating up the lower freezer compartment will allow you to restart the fridge and it will run for about 3 days noise free.It appears to me it is not defrosting,could it be the timer or the thermostat or the heater?

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    John-Pat Mulder Jan 01, 2009

    I did not use this solution,but used the one that states cutting a piece of the styrofoam from the back panel below the defrost fan to allow the water to run down so that the ice could not build up and start hitting the fan.Just did this fix and so far so good.Thank you for all your help.

  • John-Pat Mulder
    John-Pat Mulder Jan 01, 2009

    I did not use this solution,but used the one that states cutting a piece of the styrofoam from the back panel below the defrost fan to allow the water to run down so that the ice could not build up and start hitting the fan.Just did this fix and so far so good.Thank you for all your help.

  • Jody Dalton Mar 04, 2009

    My new freezer made about 6-7 batches of ice and croaked. That was a 1 1/2 ago. I have had it repaired multiple times, had the fan replaced, etc. but nothing has fixed it yet. LG customer service is the worst on the planet!

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I had this issue as well, techs replaced the control board and problem solved. Mine was done under warranty during the first year, hope yours isn't too expensive.

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