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Freezer frosts up, frzer & frig loose temp. Need to defrost freq

Freezer frosts up, frzer & frig loose temp, I defrost, then problem begins again. Intervals between frost/temp problem getting shorter. Last year, had to do this for 1st time, then several months, later, then fewer months, etc. Defrosted last WED and now MON problem again. Cannot afford repairman!

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