Question about Refrigerators
There is a heating element for the auto defrost cycle. If its bad it will cause freezing in your coil. I think you have a bad fan.
Posted on Jul 27, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
try to check the defrost thermistor and also make sure that the unit is working with the right FULL LOAD AMPERAGE by looking this we will know if it has exact refrigerant in the system.
Posted on May 10, 2009
Your evaporator coils frost up in normal use and every eight hours or so the entire unit shuts down and the defrost heater comes on to melt the frost. This cycle last about 20 minutes. The melted frost drips into a drain pan and through a drain tube to the drain tray under the freezer/refrigerator where it's evaporated by the condenser fan.
If the evaporator coils behind the back panel of the freezer are icing up because of auto defrost failure that will stop the circulation of cold air and eventually affect the freezer too.
check defrost timer, defrost heater, defrost thermostat. In most newer models the timer has been replaced by an electronic control board. If the heater and thermostat are ok it’ll be the control.
You can turn the defrost timer till it clicks and everything shuts down. The heater should now come on. If it does, replace the timer. If it doesn't, check the heater and defrost thermostat. Turn the timer again till everything starts back up to end the defrost cycle.
How to check everything
Posted on Aug 31, 2009
may be you have problem with the Evaporator fan motor not running, defrost heater, defrost timer, open gap on door gasket and bad thermostat (cold control), it may kept the compressor constantly running. Good luck.
Posted on Mar 01, 2010
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