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My refrigerator is 4.5 years old and the problem is that the freezer has ice build up in a matter of days, so much that it prevents air flow from the freezer below to the fridge above. I have defrosted it a couple of times but it builds again in a matter of days

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Your evaporator coils frost up in normal use and every eight hours or so the entire unit shuts down and the defrost heater comes on to melt the frost. This cycle last about 20 minutes.
If the evaporator coils behind the back panel of the freezer are icing up because of auto defrost failure
check defrost timer, defrost heater, defrost thermostat. In most newer models the timer has been replaced by an electronic control board. If the heater and thermostat are ok it’ll be the control.

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