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Freezer "Defrosts" on its own

Freezer continues to shut off every few days. Also Ice-maker does not work nor does water come out at all. I turn the freezer knob off then to 5 and it will usually freeze but doesn't last but 2 or three days then it begins to "defrost" again. Help please

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Outside of HVACRH20 excellent advice, here a few stats about this model. The main control board will monitor the resistance of the evaporator thermistor. This is located near the top of the evaporator. This thermistor determines when the unit goes into and out of defrost. The bi-metal is redundant to the operation. It will terminate the defrost only if the thermistor fails. Check the values of the thermistor with the attached chart. back

Posted on Jan 28, 2007

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There is a problem in the water dispenser outlet of the freezer, in this case i will suggest call service tech of the freezer and the ice maker so that the system will be personally diagnosed thoroughly to resolved the existing problems.

Service center in your area maybe available and not then the vendor is the right person to contact.

best reagards, melnavz

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

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If the freezer is in defrost then the freezer fan should be off. Only on the electronic will the freezer fan come on in defrost but the freezer door has to be held open for 3 min before the fan comes on

Posted on Jul 03, 2008

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this uses a adaptive defrost board its located in the fridge compartment in the back left side remove the cover and you'll see the adaptive defrost board if you have any questions don't hesitate to e-mail me @

here's an URL of the diagram (copy paste link to your browser)

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Admiral HMG 62163 water leaking internally & freezing in lower basket

good attempt, its actually a clogged drain thats backing up and your drain water is not able to leave refrig so it falls to bottom of freezer floor and eventually out the door. romve the items from the freezer and take the lower back wall off form inside, directly under the evaporator under all that ice there is a drain hole, youll need to clear that hole of iec( pouring boiling water down until you get a free flow of water then you can reassemble uint problem solved

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

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SOURCE: fan runs constantly, freezer ice melting, bottom drawer in refrig

  • If your refrigerator temperature is closer to 35 degrees, try turning the temperature up slightly.

  • If you find that the temperature varies a lot from the top shelf to the bottom (where it is coldest), try putting produce and other sensitive products on a higher shelf.

  • If the temperature is too low and you can't make it warmer by adjusting the thermostat, you probably have a defective thermostat. If so, you need to replace it, because they cannot be repaired. Other possible problems are a leak in the sealed (refrigerant) system, cold air migration (in side-by-side models) or a defective air damper. These problems can be quite difficult to locate and correct, we recommend you contact a qualified appliance repair technician.
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