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Kitchen Aid bottom freezer KBRS22KK is frosting up

Bottom Freezer is frosting up freezer is cold but ice cream went soft and fridge seems cool but not overly cold and not smelling fresh

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Replace the "defrost thermostat" located on the coils in the freezer. Here is the part to order.

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SOURCE: freezer has frost building and the refridgerator is too warm.

make sure the evaporator fan is working, open door and push switch in if fan works make sure opening from freezer to fridge is not blocked. if door was removed make sure light in fridge is shuting off if temp in fridge is in the 50 degree range your light switch is not being deactivated check spacers between door and hinge . sometimes when door is removed a spacer will fall on floor and light switch is not hitting door

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Kitchen Aid side by side KSRS25IL. The ice maker after

Sounds like you need to defrost.

if you can move everything out unplug it ,turn it off w/ doors open,you can put pans of hot water in the freezer to speed up the process 12 to 24 hrs this will free up any clogged tubes.After its completely defrosted Only turn it up to 4 or 5. Good luck.

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Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: frost on bottom of freezer inside refrigerator section, leaking

Hi!!! You have a plugged drain line in your evaporator..For a quick fix just turn off your frig for 24 hours and set your temp control at the factory setting listed on the frig and you will be finw trust me..Good luck..

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Freezer not cold enough

Hi!!! check to see if you have ice,or frost in the back or your freezer evaporator its on the back if yes your defrost timer is shorted..IF no frost or ice then you have a seal system problem . check your compressor make sure that it is running if its running then you have a leak of freon in the evaporator..Good luck..

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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1.check if the fan inside the freezer is running
2. if ref runs none stop, defrost timer is out.
3. or it could be the high limit that paired in series with the defrost heater
good luck!

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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