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Kenmore side by side refrigerator problem

Just recently the bottom of the freezer has acccumulated a frosty section of ice. Cleared it out and it came back in less than a week. Cleaned it out again and it came back! Is this a common problem? Is this an easy fix?

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Not common you have a defrosting problem, a defrost heater, or a defrost bi metal or defrost timer problem

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