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Is this a manual defrost or frost-free freezer? Is it worth fixing? Model # MFU 12M OGWO Serial# WB01504936 MFG-4-00 Frigidaire upright freezer There is a leak "somewhere" in the system.

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kstfas
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SOURCE: frost in "frost-free" freezer

Hi, This is my suggestion to check the defrost timer. "I would suspect the defrost timer. Remove everything and place in coolers or another refrigerator. Unplug the refrigerator. With doors open let it sit for aprox 6 hrs. A fan blowing into the freezer section will help. Plug back in and see if it works good again. If it works good for a couple of days and problem returns, Replace the defrost timer." Sound like you have already done my little test so the defrost timer needs replaced. NOTE: Refrigerators are well insulated and it takes several hours to completely defrost one so you may want to try it again. Also, I believe the clicking you hear is the fan blade hitting ice. Hope this helps. Let me know. kstfas

Posted on Sep 24, 2007

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SOURCE: i have a frigidaire electrolux

you have a sealed system issue ned tech to look at this one

Posted on Apr 16, 2008

22yooper
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SOURCE: Frigidaire Frost=Proof Is Icing

There is a defrost timer located in the refrigerator compartment in the area of the controls. It will be covered by a plastic panel but there will be a hole in the plastic through which you can access the clutch head screw to advance it into defrost. Turn the screw clockwise very SLOWLY until you hear one audible click. this will put the system into the defrost mode. Defrost should happen in 18-22 minutes . after the 18-22 minutes the system should automatically return to cooling. If it does not restart after 25 minutes turn the screw a little farther to the second click. If you had to turn the screw the second time to restart the cooling replace the timer.

If the system restarts automatically but does not defrost your problem is an open defrost heater or defrost thermostat. These are located behind the back wall inside the freezer section.

Posted on Jul 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Frost gathering in freezer, icemaker dispenser freezes over

well check to see if door seal is split if it is get new one!! need to see photo of the frozon over dispenser- found before that when ice not bein used alot the odd time you will have to take out the ice in the bucket crack it up and put back in try this???

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

Sea Breeze
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SOURCE: Is there a way to disable the frost-free feature on amana freezer

Unplug your refrigerator and open the rear panel in the back of freezer. Disconnect one whire on one end of the defrost heater. Tape the wire up and you'll be good to go no defrost. Sea Breeze

Posted on Aug 19, 2009

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SOURCE: refrigerator hot, freezer cold

Replace the defrost clock.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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