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Electrolux erf2832 integrated fridge freezer has major frost build up in the fridge section on the back wall. I have turned it off and removed the frost manually but when I turn it back on it begins to frost up again within a couple of hours. What is causing this and how can I fix it. Do I need a professional to come and look at it? Please help! Micheal

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I have a Kenmore w/ freezer on bottom. The top vent in the fridge is ducted to the freezer and is supposed to blow air. Mine was not.

I removed all the frozen goods and took off the back panel (inside to unit) which had a little ice on it. Underneath the panel was a solid wall of ice......including the motor which is supposed to blow air up to the 'fridge. I'd bet a beer that is your problem as well.

The ice seized motor will not be harmed because it is resistance loaded.

The best part is with a blow dryer and some elbow grease...the fix is free! I hope it helps.

Posted on May 31, 2009

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Hi, You will need to remove the rear panel and test the defrost heater and the bi-metal switch. The defrost heater is a very common problem with this model. You can check continuity on both the heater and bi-metal to detern which one need replaced. The bi-metal switch needs to be tested while it is could. If both of these parts prove to be ok, you will need to change the mother board.
I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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check the defrost heater in the evaporator compartment at the rear of the freezer for continuity,then check your defrost control if the heater is o.k. be it either an adaptive defrost or a timer type defrost control

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Posted on May 27, 2010

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