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Defrosted manually two weeks ago; appears to be frosted up again and freezer losing temp. Think some component of auto defrost not working; how do I isolate which?

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You most likely have a defective defrost thermostat in this model. It is located behind the cover in the freezer compartment and is a small round device with two wires attached to it. It is attached to the freezer coils on the top right hand side. It usually has an orange and a brown wire connected to it.
Part number is 12001937 and should cost about 23.00. This part should read "closed" on a continuity check when it is frozen, and opens when it is warmed above about 55 degrees.
The idea behind this part is to shut off the heaterDefrosted manually two weeks ago; appears to be - 2_bing.gif during defrost should it get too warm in the evaporator area, however when they fail it does not allow the heater to come on.

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