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Not defrosting and freezer is not working. ice builds up on inside of freezer on coils. after being unplugged overnight we plug it in and it runs for about three week, then we have the problem again. it's a kitchenaid model number 395821419.

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After being unplugged ,it works for three weeks then the same problem again starts.and there is ice build up in the inside of freezer on coils.This is indication of defrost problem.The defrost assembly is faulty.It has to be replaced. Because the defrost assembly parts are partially faulty, so the unit is working for 3 weeks then the same no defrost problem starts.In any case the defrost assembly parts needs to be replaced. ---------- The defrost heater/thermostat and the defrost timer has to be replaced.On some newer units there is automatic defrost control board instead of defrost timer.So if there is defrost board instead if timer then replace board. ---------------

You can get required parts from www.repairclinic.com

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