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Frost free freezer icing up

I have a Servise Frost free fridge/freezer. Lately the freezer part ices up and then stops working & the food de-frosts, I de-frost the whole thing but in days its built up again. When I first got it this happened but the result was that the fridge stopped working & the engineer told me to defrost it and it would solve the problem - did, job done but this affects the freezer funtion this time. Its only about 3/4 years old.

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It should still be covered under the warranty.

How to check everything
http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/refrigerator/refrigerator.php
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 In most newer models the timer has been replaced by an electronic control board.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.

You can turn the defrost timer till it clicks and everything shuts down. The heater should now come on. If it does, replace the timer. If it doesn't, check the heater and defrost thermostat. Turn the timer again till everything starts back up to end the defrost cycle.

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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