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I have FRT18B5AW7, the freezer workes fine but is frosting. The refrigirator is getting warm and all food is getting spoiled. This might some defrost problem. What is exact problem. where defrost timer, heater and theormostat located. Also give me clue how to open and fix this system thanks

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    This not new fridge. It worked well for 4 year. I talked one of the tech, he said that is to do with defrost unit.

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Is this fridge new?
Does it matter how cold you crank the dial on the fridge -- does it just stay the same temp?

If so, i had this problem with my new fridge.
The manufacturer did not connect the fan before shipping it out. Therefore, the cold air collected in the freezer (alcohol would freeze to sluch) but the fridge stayed the same temp (all the food would go bad).
Since it was still under warranty they fixed it.
Repair man came out, took the freezer apart from the inside and rehooked up the fan. Has worked great ever since.

If this isn't a new fridge than my guess is that the fan has stopped working and might need to be replaced.
Hope this helps.
Good Luck.

Posted on Apr 21, 2008

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