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My refrigerator is warm and ice build up is happening in the fridge

My samsung refrigerator is warm. I had a repairman come and he told me to defrost the fridge- after which the fridge still did not work. He came back and checked and replaced the fan which he said was broken. The fridge worked for about 8 days and now is not working anymore. The fridge temperature is set at 4 but it is reading at 9. The freezer works as I am told it has its own separate cooling system and the tempature for the freezer appears to be acurate at -20. The repairman thinks it is a defrost problem but when I asked him if he knew how to fix it he was silent. What are some possible reasons the fridge is not defrosting properly-I know the fan works because it is new. Also what is reasonable for repairs as I have already paid out 250. Thanks Seefa

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Re: My refrigerator is warm and ice build up is happening...

There is a timer that controls the refrigerator defrost cycles. This is located behind the kick panel at the bottom of the refrigerator. Remove the panel and look for a dial-like device toward the front. Try to manually turn the timer dial and listen for an audible click. No click, no defrost. Call a NEW repairman and have him check the defrost timer. Hope this helps.

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