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Frigidare model FRT18DRHWO manufatured 03-00 The white case at the back of the frig that has styraform in it. What does the styraform do and what happens if someone has removed it? Also why would it run and the compressor not be on? Appreciate you assistance. Thank You

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Don't be concerned about the Styrofoam, what you have there is overflow if you remove the foam you should be ok as long as you didn't cut in to the cab and remove more of it. To awnser your question the foam is there to insulate the cabinet if a lot was removed you can cause a void in the insulation and start to see a lot of moisture build up. As for your sec question depending on the model the t-stat may not be calling for cool. so in some cases the compressor will be off and the fans stay on but how do you know if the compressor is off? unless you pulled the back off and checked, but if your unit is cooling i wouldn't not worry about it.

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