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Freezer side not freezing

Freezer not freezing.

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  • sh_para May 26, 2009

    Thanks, for your quick response.



    The compressor fan motor is running and the freezer fan motor is running.

    Yes, there is ice buildup on the rear freezer wall.

    How to change defrost heater and defrost thermostat?




  • steve
    steve May 11, 2010

    Look for ice buildup on the rear freezer wall.
    If ice is there, replace the defrost heater and defrost thermostat.
    Is the compressor fan mptor running?
    Is the freezer fan motor running?


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Turn off the refrigerator.Remove the freezer shelves/bins and rear panel.
Take a hair dyer and thaw the ice completely. The defrost heater will be across the bottom of the freezer coil. The defrost thermostat will be attached to a refrigerant coil at the top of the freezer coil.It is about the size of a quarter and 1/2 inch thick.There will be wires from top to bottom on the sides of the coil.

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