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The fridge builds up ice and stops the fan from spinning. Then the temputure changes. I take the backing off the inside of the fridge defrost it, Two days later the fan starts scrapping aginst the ice then builds up more and the fan stops. Theres obviously some thing thats soppost to stop the ice from building up just not sure what it is. Could you help please?

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Hi,

The defrost circuit has failed. Typical failures are the defrost heater has opened, the defrost timer if equiped, is not advancing or the defrost thermostat is open. To check the heater, melt the ice, and use a meter to check if the heating elements are open, if they are, then you will need to replace the heating element.


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