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Frezzer not cold enough..Defrosted..thought fan was frozen

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It is possible that the auto defrosting is not working. There could be a problem in the timer unit of the fridge which is not switching the timer to heat and defrost after the set time.
Check this out, the fan has freezed up due to the build up of the frost and must be checked for good performance or if damaged.
Check wiring to the timer unit.
Hope this tip helps.

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