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Freezer Frost and Too Warm No Ice

Freezer getting frost accumulation on back wall. Getting warmer in top part, no ice freezing.

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  • OracleGuru Apr 09, 2008

    I cleaned the coils behind the unit last night. They were quite dirty. Did not help reduce frost in the back wall. The fan in the freezer is working. Could it be the coils in the freezer are iced up?

  • OracleGuru Apr 11, 2008

    We allowed the frost to melt in the freezer until all water was gone Restarted the freezer and now cooling is back to normal. Not sure if the defrost heater is bad or not; we'll wait to see if frost re-appears. Could be the coils behind the unit were dirty and cleaning them could have fixed it. Time will tell.

  • cm19170590 Mar 13, 2009

    Freezer getting frost accumulation on back wall. Getting warmer in top part, no ice freezing.



    I defrosted it for two days. Turned it back on and thought it had solved the problem. Alas, a couple of weeks later I have just had to throw out the stuff in the freezer with the same problem

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