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I have a Kenmore refrigerator/freezer. Model is 106 71192100. I just noticed a fair amount of ice build up on the back wall of the freezer unit. What could be causing this?

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Your defrost timer is not working repkace timer cost about 20.00 look at back bottom some on upper top ofin fresh food compartment near the light thanks from gilles

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