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Fridge not cooling and freezer intermittent

I discovered my freezer (Whirlpool ARC 7720) had defrosted so I switched it off and on again and it seemed to work fine but only for ~10 hours so now I have to reset it every morning and evening. Now the fridge does also not seem to be cooling. Anyone know what the problem is?
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  • cahornsey Jul 15, 2009

    I can't locate the defrost timer, any ideas?

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Your defrost cycle is every 10 to 12 hours depending on how old the defrost timer is. if your building up frost on rear wall of freezer section then your problem will be that your units defrost cycle has failed. you turning it off lets the frost melt in return you are restoring air flow over the evaporator. ohm out your defrost heater and defrost bi-metal. could be defrost timer.

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