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Frost build up Problem with the Whirlpool ES5FHAXS Side by Side Refrigerator we have frost build up between the ice dispenser and the outlet in the door. at times the door will not close withou force. we then must "thaw" the frost. it will eventually build up again. any clues as to how to prevent his from happening? Also, Sears out twice, fixed it for a few months, they just aren't competent. -Robin, same question as somebody else asked earlier.

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Check for door adjustment or problem door seals

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SOURCE: Amana SXD 22S2W -Frost on fins but not cooling.

you may have aburn out may be heater

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SOURCE: fridge side not working freezer frost on back at first now not freezing hardly at all

If you still have the frost build up on the back wall of the freezer, your problem is in the defrost circuit. You'll find a bad heater, terminator or control.

Also verify operation of the evaporator (freezer) fan.

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Check condensation drain line for a blockage.

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SOURCE: Flap on ice dispenser door won't close

clean it again and make sure when you use it that all the ice falls out if not and its open a little it will cause it to freeze open

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SOURCE: freezer compartment has frost buildup

This can be caused by the drain hole below freezer coil being blocked by ice. You MUST remove all ice in drain under freezer coil. Use turkey baster to squirt hot water into hole and use hairdryer to defrost. Possible defrost thermostat is defective. Unit never goes into defrost, ice forms on coil and in floor of freezer. After defrosting may work OK for a week or two but gradually gets warmer because ice is blocking ports where cool air gets to refrig. May also have water in refrig box. Can also be caused by defective defrost timer.

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