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Frosty Freezer About a week ago, our freezer was covered with frost. We've had it about 14 months, and this has never happened before. The trouble-shooting guide has no advice about defrosting a freezer.

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Replace thermostat, due compressor run continously

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Need to check defrost heater and defrost themostat.

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Bosch KGU 34640 freezer not cold enough


I had a similar problem a couple years back with my freezer. Behind the vent cover in the back there were a few lines that ran the cooling or something like that. What happened was my freezer was icing up horribly. I was told to take that panel off and check those lines. Sure enough one of the lines was busted through. That was why my freezer was having problems. I apoligize I don't know anything about the front buttons tho.

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What happens in that 72 hours is the evaporator coil get's so much frost built up on it that the fan in the evap. freezer fan has no where to circulate the cold air (where the cold is produced). Basically you have a restriction between freez/fridg. sections you have defrost problem> It is one of three things d heater,d t stat, or your d timer.I need the model # to tell you what my sugestions would be and where to start.

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Refridgerator side is not cooling and freezer is wroking fine


1st i must get you to look for some symptoms look on back wall (inside) of freezer. Is there "sno-cone" type frost? yes? defrost problem. heater,defrost thermostat or defrost timer or adaptive defrost control. no? is fan running? is evaporator coil cold ,frosty? no fan but cold frosty coil(that's frosty but not frosted up) then bad fan motor probably. you need volt meter,and know how to use it. otherwise call a tek.

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Defrost issue, bad heater or bi-metal our timer, maybe board

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My food in my freezer is getting fuzzy with frost, why??


if thers warm air leaking into the freezer this will happen,but if the rear inside wall of the freezers covered with a icy/frosty covering too,this indicates a defrost problem,remove rear wall inside panel in freezer and defrost with a handheld hair dryer,then test the defrost heater and thermostats both located on the evaporator coil thats frosted over,its most likely one of these or possibly the defrost A.D.C. control

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Coils keep frosting over in my freezer draw Amana refrigerator. Defrosted about a month ago and now having the same problem again. Why would this happen in a frost free fridge and how can I fix it?


The defroster thermostat is what usually causes a ref/freezer to act this way. It can be changed by anyone handy with tools. You refrigerator schematic should show you where it is located.

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Hotpoint frig,top freezer motor runs contiunally, thermostat set in middle of temp. control. side of frig stays cool all time.[does not get warm as it used to] is defrost thermostat bad or timer?


niether. is there frost on back wall of freezer? if no look behind back wall and see if there is frost on all the coils when running. if less than 80% is frosty...freon. or is there frost covering back panel..if so then defrost problem would be correct. but side would be warm so I think not.

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I suddenly have frost in my frost-free freezer?


usually this would be from a door seal or the door not getting closed all the way.

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Ice cubes made by ice maker become large fused chunks over time.


Ice cubes will deteriorate over time if not used. They shrink due to defrosting of the freezer and will become stale.
Once the ice bin is full, turn the ice maker off until you use the cubes and or dump the cubes every 3 or 4 days and start over.

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My husband left the freezer door open a couple of months ago, causing ice to form. The loud rattling noise was the fan hitting the ice. The reason why the temperature started to rise but the noise stopped was because the fan had got stuck in a block of ice and was no longer working. Simple solution - defrost the freezer for 24 hours. Touch wood, it is all working fine now!

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