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Frost on the back of the freezer and temps too high

I have a Frigidaire side by side, model PHSC39EESS and the temps are too warm along with frost on the back of the freezer. I have previously had a tech come out to take a look and he put the fridge into a manual defrost mode some how and everything was fine for a few weeks until now. When he did so, the temp controls read 'DEF". He mentioned that the control panel may need to be replaced. I have read that hitting the light switch 5 times w/in 5 seconds would put it into a manual defrost but I can't locate the light switch. I was hoping to get it defrosted until further assistance can me had.

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> I can't locate the light switch

He may have meant the interior light switch that is operated by the door(s).
That is normally an exposed button along one side of the door frame.

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