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Admiral model LFT2112ARW freezer on-top refrigerator: The refrig compartment stays just below room temp. The freezer accumulates ice. The unit is in the garage, in a non-air-conditioned space. Clearly not enough air is getting from the freezer into the refrigerator compartment, but when I clear the ice, it still has the same problem. The unit runs all the time trying to get cold. Could this be a problem with the unit never going into defrost mode? One guy told me to leave the freezer door open, especially in hot humid weather, to temporarily fix the problem, but that does not seem to work. Should I check the defrost timer or what?

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Check the defrost heater, timer and t-stat. You should probably let it thaw out completely for at least a full two days to thaw out all the ice. Then check the parts. Look at the heater to make sure it's not broken or burned out. When you decide which parts you need, please give us a call and we will send the right part to you. Hope this solves your problem and we hope to hear back from you soon.

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