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Whirlpool Side by Side Refrigerator

We bought the refrigerator in 1999 and have had no trouble until last week. I first noticed the ice very small when accessing the door for cubed ice. I opened the door and the ice had been melting down the front of the freezer and refreezing at the bottom. My husband came home much later from work and pulled it away from the wall. The next day when I came home from work, it was working again. It worked fine until Saturday morning and did the same thing. I had a thermometer in the fridge side and it read 68 degrees. Bottom of freezer was really cold but nothing was freezing. This am which is Sunday, it is working again and cooling properly. We are baffled and if you could help it would be greatly appreciated.

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 it really needs to be checked in person, the last thing you need is an unreliable refrigerator.


it could be:
  •  defrost timer sticking in defrost too long
  • defrost timer not defrosting properly
  • icemaker heater staying on too long
  • among other things
let me know if you have any more details

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