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Defrost cycle mod#gsh25jfta. seems to stay in defrost too long. eveything thaws then re-freezes. need advice on defrost control.

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  • billyboy 2 Nov 18, 2008

    My heat pump comes on in the defrost cycle and runs for a long time before it kicks in for heating, by then the heater strips has warmed the house enough that the pump is now ready to shut down. Please help.

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