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The coil inside my fridge is freezing up. what do i look for? i have a maytag with a bottom freezer

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You have a defrost problem. could be one of three things. timer,heater,defrost thermostat. hard to talk you through that one

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The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper) between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it. Make sure this fan is running. You may have to hold the door switch in for it to run. There is a flap you adjust with the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust the fridge temp.
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