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Having a defrost problem with my LG refrigerator. The heater is 348 Ohms. Do I need to replace the heater

Supplying direct current to heater coil not heating it up.

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If you are supplying direct current to the heater coil and it is not heating up, then it is likely that the heater coil is faulty and needs to be replaced. The fact that the resistance of the heater coil is 348 ohms suggests that it may be within the expected range for the heater, but this alone does not guarantee that the heater is functioning properly.
Before replacing the heater coil, however, it is important to ensure that there are no other issues with the defrost system. For example, a faulty defrost thermostat or defrost timer can also cause defrost problems in a refrigerator.
It is recommended that you consult with a qualified technician or the manufacturer of your LG refrigerator for assistance in diagnosing and repairing the defrost problem. They will be able to provide more specific guidance on what steps to take next to resolve the issue.

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