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Frost in freezer compartment for model 79575544401

Frost built up in freezer drawer

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Replace the defrost sensor and you will be good to go. Here is the part to order.

Posted on Nov 30, 2012

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SOURCE: frost in freezer compartment

It is possible to get this build up in the return vents.  Check seals for any possiblilty of warm air getting into the fridge.  Warm air getting in will cause this.  For now use a hair dryer or some hot water to clear the vents.  Let me know what you find.  Would appreciate a solved rating for expert advice.

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SOURCE: Icing up in bottom of the freezer

machine has a defrost issue, defrost mi metal or defrost timer

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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SOURCE: bosch frost free fridge freezer not freezing ice cream/pops at all and meat not totally frozen

Sounds like a defrost problem. Check to see if there is any frost buildup in the back wall of the freezer. If so, it is not defrosting as it should.

  • possible causes:
  1. bad defrost timer/board
  2. bad defrost heater (in freezer)
  3. bad thermo switch in freezer
If you don’t know what these are then unplug the machine and let the ice melt in the freezer overnight with the door open. Then try it the next day, if is cooling fine then you need to have a service person replace one of the above items. If it still has a problem then it might be the compressor and you should probably replace the machine.

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Our 3 yr old LG Model LFC25760SW French door

Your evaporator coils frost up in normal use and every eight hours or so the entire unit shuts down and the defrost heater comes on to melt the frost. This cycle last about 20 minutes. The melted frost drips into a drain pan and through a drain tube to the drain tray under the freezer/refrigerator where it's evaporated by the condenser fan.


Your drain tube may be stopped up with ice at the upper end because it drains too slow because it's stopped up at the lower end in the evaporator pan under the unit at the floor. It can get dust and mold in it. Once you get the ice out at the top a little pressure with a turkey baster will usually clear it out. Flushing it out with hot water and clorox may help.
Make sure it drains quick enough to prevent refreezing. . The drain should be located below the evaporator coils on the lower back of the freezer.

Posted on Aug 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Samsung refrigerator - frost on outside of freezer drawers

try checking the freezer door seal.
if slight gap anywhere around the door seal drawer fronts will frost up.
warm seal up with hair dryer and ease seal out with your hands..
problem often happens with door reversal.

Posted on Oct 09, 2009

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I have a Kenmore Elite model no is 59673502201 and it stop cooling in both the frig and freezer i replaced the condenser fan motor and it worked so i replaced the back and the unit will STILL NOT GET


Do you hear your evaporator fan running in the freezer drawer area?
If not, then that's the fan you should have replaced.

If your compressor is running and both the compressor fan and the evaporator fan are running, check the back wall of your freezer compartment. If it is frosted up, then you have a defrost problem.

If it's not frosting up, disassemble your freezer drawer section and remove the back panel in the freezer to look at your evaporator coil.

If it's partially frosted at the top, or bottom, but the rest of it is dry looking, then you've got a leaking sealed system.

If it's lightly frosted all over, then you have good coolant flow and you need to start looking at your thermostat and damper up in the fresh foods section.

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Hi: There is an off chance your freezer is so full of food you blocked the vents. Otherwise your defrost heater or timer is bad. I tried to find the model online but you left out the first three digits. That is the source code (who built it for kenmore) It's frigidaire but I don't remember the code( I tried 256). Anyway, The defrost heater will be below the evaporator coils in the freezer. Look for access. Or get the schematics from sears.com or let me know the source code and model number again. If you don't have any back up refrigeration, take a hair dryer to the back of the freezer compartment and melt the frost that accumulated back there. This will buy you one to two weeks before it frosts up again. The freezer is supposed to be frost free; since it dosn't work the frost is blocking the airways to the fresh food compartment. That is why it's warm. I hope this helps, Jeff

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Sorrry to be slow in responding. I have been very busy this week and have not been on line very much.
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