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I have an LG 110 volt model-LWHD1200FR this is the 2nd summer we have used it and have always kept thermostat set to 60 deg. The last couple weeks the front coils have been caked with ice, what would cause this? I use the blow drier to melt it and within 12 hours or so its caked with ice again. any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Have tried cleaning the filter,gently cleaning the coils, didnt make any difference.

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Clean both the cond and evap coils if they don't let the air through
that can cause icing
Check for strong air flow front and rear

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Leo Ponder Appliance-Tyler,Texas
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