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There are reasons for which the defrost system is not working, please check the bellow link to have a detailed idea related to your query:-

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Possible that the auto defrost timer is faulty. This is set to defrost on a predetermined cycle - normally about 8 hours., when the heater comes on and the frost is cleared off the coils.
If this is not done the efficiency of the fridge drops off as frost forms and reduces the flow of cold air.
the timer can be checked with a multimer for the input voltage to it, if the stepper motor is working and advancing.

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It happens with most of the refrigerators. There mite be a circuit problem. There will be a button inside the panel for manual defrost. click it.. for now....and consult a technician.
good luck Thanks for rating

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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