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I have a samsung fridge SRF680CDLS that has iced up and the fan in the fridge has stopped spinning. I have emptied it and turn it off, I want to remove the inside back panel, but unsure how to?

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Unfortunately my experiences, plural, have all been negative when it comes to dealing with Samsung on the subject of their refrigerators. I own one myself and have been trying to deal with Samsung for almost three years with virtually no success. Their units are unnecessarily complex and I would definitely recommend NOT trying to dismantle your unit yourself. Samsung will use any excuse they can think of to blame your problem on YOU and for the most part will NOT support their retail customers. The internet contains complaints about Samsung that number over 25,000. 'Nuff said

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