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GLHS66EJW-O fan in middle rear of freezer buzzes when run nunning. When I removed rear covers there was ice

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SOURCE: Freezer coils get covered in ice about once a month

If the fan is running, replace the defrost thermostat!! Make sure the heater is working... see blog on testing the timer and heater!!
Good Luck!!

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

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SOURCE: FREEZER IS WORKING BUT REFRIG IS SHOWING "SPOILAGE"

Dont know about your model but some fans wont run if door is open.. Hold the light switch as if the door is closed. My best guess if the defrost timer or the mullion heater is shot..

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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SOURCE: ice is forming around fan in back of freezer compartment

The defrost system is not doing it's job. I bet if you took the panel off below the fan you will see more ice on the cooling coils. There should be a light coat of frost on the coils but not a heavy ice build up. There is a heating element at the bottom area of these coils which should be defrosting all this ice.

1. A defrost timer turns this heating element on.

2. The heating element melts the ice.

3. A thermo disc attached to the coils will turn the heater off.

One or more of these are not doing it's job.

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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SOURCE: ice accumulation touching blower wheel

ice build up is probable caused buy water overflowing from ice maker tub and get in back wall

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

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