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The coils under the freezer keep getting built up with solid ice so the fridge will not stay cold? Defrosted everything about a month ago when it happened the first time????

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Hi, You will need to unplug the defrost drain hole located inside the freezer section under the evaporator coil. Remove the rear panel in the freezer and you can get to the drain. Please let me know if this helps you or if I can assist you further.

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