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I have a whirlpool fridge freezer and there is too much ice in the freezer how do i stop that happening? i have scraped out the freezer with a plastic spatula and dont want a build up again

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If this is a model that is supposed to be frost free you have a defrost system problem. Scraping the ice off is only taking the surface ice off and doing nothing to remove the ice behind the panel that is stopping air circulation and heat from getting to your cooling coil for removal.

If you can located the defrost timer and rotate the clutch head screw clockwise very SLOWLY until you hear one click. This puts the timer into the defrost mode. Wait about 25 Minutes( Unit should restart after 18-22 minutes). If the unit does not restart automatically rotate the time to the second click. If you had to do this it means that the timer is at fault and needs to be replaced. If it does not defrost and the unit restarts automatically then your problem is on the defrost heater circuit.

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