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Frost building up inside on sides - Frost Refrigerators

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SOUNDS LIKE YOU NEED TO CALL THE LOCAL REPAIR SERVICE AS EITHER THE AUTO DEFROST TIMER HAS FAILED OR THE ELEMENT ITSELF

Posted on Nov 07, 2019

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duby1990

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SOURCE: ice/frost build up inside the freezer

You have a defrost problem. The coils freeze up behind the freezer wall and the air does not flow properly. Replace the heater, defrost timer, and thermostat. get me the model number and i will give you the part numbers so you can order the parts.

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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Dennis Gaebel

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SOURCE: Frost build up in the freezer section of my side by side Kenmore

Replace the defrost clock.

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Refrig not cooling Freezer has frost build up on coils

Frost on the coils won't allow air to pass to the fresh food section, thus resulting in insufficient cooling. To eliminate this problem, you will have to get a new adaptive defrost timer ( small board ), and a defrost heater assembly.

Posted on May 04, 2009

ZZZoom

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SOURCE: Side by side Admiral freezer that has frost

Check condensation drain line for a blockage.

Posted on May 14, 2009

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SOURCE: GE profile Artica side by side. I am getting a frost build up

Sounds like the dispensor flap is not closing completely , pulling outside air in . Using a flashlight on the outside of the flap , look inside to see if any light is visible . If so , then the ice flap plunger and solenoid will have to be replaced . Also , excessive crushed ice can also cause frosting .

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

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How do you make a freezer frost free?


Frost free means that the evaporator coil will not accumulate a thick layer of frost. It will not prevent frost from accumulating on the walls of the freezer. To slow down the amount of frost build up inside the freezer, do not keep the freezer door open for any longer than necessary. The freezer door seal may be defective. This would allow moisture in that would freeze on the inside walls. A heater with timed intervals to come on is one way for a frost free feature. But this will not work for frost build up on the inside walls of the freezer. It would only melt the frost and then it would refreeze again.

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Open freezer door, pull food off shelves on lower half of inside freezer and look if you have frost building up on the back wall of freezer. If you do then you have a defrost heater or thermostat possible gone bad.

Advise if you have frost build up and I will advise on how to check it.

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you are still not getting a seal on that flap. It sounds as if it may be warped. THe reason the frost and ice is building up is due to the flap not sealing there isn't any other reson for your problem. Good luck on your repairs

Dave

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GE profile Artica side by side. I am getting a frost build up


Sounds like the dispensor flap is not closing completely , pulling outside air in . Using a flashlight on the outside of the flap , look inside to see if any light is visible . If so , then the ice flap plunger and solenoid will have to be replaced . Also , excessive crushed ice can also cause frosting .

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HELP ME


Remove back wall from inside freezer and melt all frost with a hair blower. The most likely cause of the frost build up is a burnt out defost heater, second most likely cause is the defrost control. Can't give you part numbers because you don't list a model number or even a brand. Melting the frost and not fixing the underlying problem will get your refrig working for a week or so until the frost builds up again.

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Refrigerator is barley cold, still makes ice, condensation inside of frostless freezer


Hi: The fact that it still makes ice tells me the freezer is a zero degrees. When you said condensation in the freezer did you mean frost? If your defrost heater fails it will cause the frost free freezer to build up frost. The frost will build up and block the vent that supplies the cold air to the fresh food. The defrost heater is behind the metal wall at the back of the freezer, at the very bottom. A glass tube with a metal coil in it. The coil can break and stop the defrosting. Replace that. Use a hair dryer to melt the frost from behind the panel. All of it top to bottom. You need to remove all the frost to free up the airways. I hope this helps, Jeff

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Excessive frost build up inside the freezer


Your problem is not a recall it is the fan and how many items you have in your freezer. Is it stuffed pretty full?

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Frost building up inside freezer.


Hi: Make sure your vents are not blocked by too much product in the freezer. When you changed the heater did you take a hair dryer to the back to make sure the initial blockage of frost and ice was removed as that will still block the air flow to the referigator, and cause frost to build? Also if the frost isn't in the back of the freezer but on the food it means there is a bad door seal. Usually the frost will look like snow flakes. The timers are on a circuit board now. And expensive. Ge makes an excellent refrigerator, but the parts are high in price. I hoped this helped. Jeff

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Kenmore freezer and fridge is not cold - not frost build up - compress anf fans are all running


You need a qualified technician for this problem.
- Your unit may have leaking try to check for oil traces.
- The system maybe restricted, system reprocess is needed for this unit.
- If the unit is no frost try to check if there is an air circulation inside the unit. If no air is present then check your fan motor inside.

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