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1) The fridge I now have is a "Beaumark" model no. 30590-730. I just received this fridge yesterday...it looks like it's 10 years old if not older. There was no light bulb inside the fridge compartment. I tried to insert the common 40-watt fridge bulb, but when it refused to go in...that's when I realized that there was a notice just below the light socket which says that "only a Danby 10 watt bulb no. 25314" can be used. Where can I purchase this type of bulb in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada? 2) Also, there are no instructions as to how to defrost this particular fridge...it has frost panels at the back of the refrigerator compartment. The freezer box (separate door) has ice forming which obviously means that there has to be a defrosting process at some point. However, the control knob for the temperature setting is missing, so that I have no idea where I can find its replacement. Apparently, the same control knob regulates both freezer and fridge at the same time, since there are no other knobs anywhere else. 3) Do you know how I can contact a Beaumark expert by any chance to help with the other questions as written above? Thank You for any assistance you might be able to render. Jeine

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Dont they have walmarts in ontario? or just unplug or set the temp of the freezer a bit higher ;) it'll defrost

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