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I have a MTB2456AEW -- the freezer is working fine, but the refrigerator compartment is not. It seems a little cool, but not very and I have it at the highest level. ???

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  • peggyries Jun 29, 2009

    It would seem to be a failure in the defrost system. I do see a frost build-up on the rear wall of the freezer, and I am attempting to thaw things out, but a repairman cannot come for a couple of days. So.....I am trying to remove the evaporator cover to see what kind of pattern of frost exists. It seems to perhaps "pop" off, but I hesitate to push too hard. It is a rectangular plastic panel covering the middle third of the rear wall of the freezer. It does not have any obvious bolts or anything -- prying lightly on the sides seemed to sort of free up the right side but the left stands firm, perhaps from ice yet. Do you know how to remove such a panel? Thank you. Peggy

  • peggyries Jun 29, 2009

    I have been letting it defrost by itself, I just wanted to see what pattern of frost had built up. I guess it's too late to look for that particular thing at this time. The article you initially suggested was helpful, but this answer was not. Thank you tho.

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Hi there,

Follow the link -

http://www.appliance411.com/faq/defrostproblem.shtml

here is step by steps complete knowledge with images.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

  • Mukesh Kumar Jun 29, 2009

    First of all turn off that refrigerator for 5 hours.... it will defrost itself.


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