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RJ390M defrost timer location - Refrigerators

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Depending on the brand it my have electronic board that controls just Defrost. Look up your make and model number by internet parts list for your brand. Now in parts look up defrost and if you can pull up a pictorial diagram of where parts are located try looking it up under Sears repair. There you should see what and where it's located.

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