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I have an hmg 21874 model refrigerator that keeps freezing up on me..this happens about once a month and I must take the inner panel off and defrost the coils in the freezer. It then works fine... I notice there is a defrost timer under the front of the refrigerator. Is this part still available and how likely is it that this is my problem..

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th ebi-metal is a thermostat which shuts the defrost heater on/off, but doesnt actually put the unit into defrost. if it were bad the defrost heater would never go on resulting in massive build up of ice on back wall of freezer, and noticable refrigeration sect. cooling.. dont know how you know the compressor never shuts down, but if that the case perhaps you have a sealed system/ freon issue. try removing the back panel of freezer section and check the evaporator coil. you shuld have an even frost pattern over the entire evap coil. if theres just frost over the top 1or 2 coils, and the rest of coil is shiny aluminum , thats an indication of a sealed system issue.( 5 year part warr by manufacture) def not a do it yourself issue...but that would,, depending on extent of restriction/loss of freon,, cause freezer to freeze and defrost eratically,and the compressor would be running constantly trying to achieve a good stable temp

Posted on Apr 02, 2008

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check the lever in the ice bin. if it is stuck in the up position it thinks the ice bin is full and will not make ice. Just wiggle it to the down position.

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

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SOURCE: My Ward, HMG - 1400 - 0, refridgerator coils will ice over

The problem sounds like the defrost thermostat is bad. I would replace it first.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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this is a problem that can only be solved by a professional so please get your local repairman on the line and have him come and take a look.

Posted on Jun 11, 2010

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SOURCE: coils in freezer - freezes up and the refrigerator

the timer tell it when to defrost but the defrost terminator and heaters must be working . ( you probley need the heater. and if so replace the terminator also .. mm

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