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Frost in Freeze

Side by Refrigerator is not working properly. The freezer is not freezing and the refrig side is not as cold as usual. Additionally, frost is present on the back wall on the freezer side.

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Hi Frezer Frost.
It sounds like your defrost circuit in the refrigerator has gone south. This melts the ice off of the cooling coil in the freezer section every 8 - 10 hours of run time.
If you are old enough to remember the manual defrost refrigerators, that is why you had to defrost them occasionally. The ice layer on the coil acts as an insulator, preventing the coil from working properly.
Greg.

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