Question about Viking DDBB363 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
Last night the alarm sounded on the freezer portion of my Viking refrigerator/freezer (fridge on top, freezer drawer on bottom). Warning light indicated it was too warm. I checked the ice cream -- soft. Some frost build-up on the back wall, and half the vent slits are also jammed with ice. The thin metal ridges behind them are also covered in frost/ice. No ice on the floor of the freezer, so I don't think it is a jammed drain (which it was last time, with huge ice build up on the freezer floor). Can I defrost this on my own, by opening the freezer up, turning it off, and melting the frost away with a hair dryer? We had a party here, and it may have gotten left open, overwhelming the defroster with hot summer air. Or something may be broken....
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.
Posted on Jul 21, 2008
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