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Bottom freezer coils freezing up

Coils behind panel in the freezer section are freezing over with a thick coat of frost which causes the refrigerator section to get warm.  what needs to be done to resolve this problem?

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  • Anonymous Jun 30, 2008

    refridgeratro not cooling freezer works fine

  • lynnj Jul 06, 2008

    Freezer coils get thick coating of ice and refrigerator gets warm. We defrost the freezer and the fridge will work again. this solution only last at the most about 1 month and we are back where we started. Lately the time between defrostings is getting closer together. I have seen this problem posted by others. the only solution offered is to defrost but this seems like there is a mechanical failure of some kind. Should be a more long lasting solution!

  • Anonymous Aug 16, 2008

    bottom freezer icing over

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    freezer coil ice up and freezer gets frost and too cold and bottom of refrigerator too warm

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DEFROST PROBLEM CHECK YOUR DEFRST HEATER,DEFROST T-STAT=LOCATED BEHIND THE PANEL BOTH ARE LOCATED ON THE COIL WITH A OHMETER OR DEFROST WITH HAIR DRYER IT WILL HELP FOR 10 DAYS OR SO.

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