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Fridge getting warm, defost not properly working...

The freezer part is not defrosting correctly and ice is accumulating. The fridge part is just not as cold as it used to be. Last week I started to notice the fridge part getting some water leaked inside of it.

What do I do? How do I fix this problem? I mean, I'm afraid to eat my food without getting sick, it's going to spoil.

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  • DavemanX Jul 05, 2008

    Also noticed there is little to no cold air coming into the fridge part at all now.

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Sounds like a defrost problem. Check to see if there is any frost buildup in the back wall of the freezer. If so, it is not defrosting as it should.

  • possible causes:
  1. bad defrost timer
  2. bad defrost heater (in freezer)
  3. bad thermo switch in freezer
If you don’t know what these are then unplug the machine and let the ice melt in the freezer overnight with the door open. Then try it the next day, if is cooling fine then you need to have a service person replace one of the above items.

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