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Freezer keeps iceing up on older kenmore bottom freezer top fridg

If we let the freezer thaw good it works for a few months . fridge works fine also until the back of freezer ices up inside . The door seal appears to be good . I already blew the lint out from the condensor

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Hi,It is one of three things,
1:Defrost timer
2:Defrost element
3:Defrost thermostat

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