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My Hotpoint refrigerator, has a warm spot (hotpoint) in the center frame. It's a side by side, the warmspot is right between the two doors in the center. It's an old unit. I got this number off the back OK8-8WM. Thanks, Ron +++ Please reply to towingd@bellsouth.net

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  • towingd Sep 14, 2009

    Where is the timer located? I'd like to manually turn it, if I can.
    Thx, Ron
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Most of the time that is from your condenser fan motor being out and your unit is not rejecting any heat from the freezer.

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

Testimonial: "Thanks, already found that info on Repairclinic.com. However, I have another question - What should the cycle rate for the defrost timer be? +++"

  • brooksktm02 Sep 13, 2009

    Defrost cycles are on 8, 10 or 12 hour timers depending on the timer you have or the control boalrd you have so basically I would say about every 10 hours your fridge will go into defrost

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