frost build up

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    FIXED GE Refrigerator PSI23SCMAFBS - Freezer not defrosting

    New to the forum, have an issue that has been driving me and the local GE repair man crazy. Issue is the freezer is not defrosting, and frost builds every 7-10 days, freezer warms up and requires a manual defrost (take off back freezer panel and use a hairdryer). Repairman has replaced mother...
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    Refrigerator MFI2569VEM1 not cooling, Evaporator frosted

    I have a Maytag MFI2569VEM1 refrigerator. The fridge was no longer cooling freezer was working fine. I noticed the evaporator coils were icing over. Evaporator Fan appeared to be running normally. After defrosting the fridge everything ran normal for about 5 days and unsurprisingly the same...
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    Whirlpool refrigerator W4TXNWFWQ03 freezer at 0, fridge too cold, almost constantly runs and frost buildup

    My last fridge was deemed to be a sealed system problem, so I purchased a used one to replace it. BAD idea. It worked great to begin with, but noticed there seemed to be more condensation (everything looked fogged up) inside the fridge most of the time. The freezer also seemed to be a little...
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    Samsung Refrigerator RF265BEAESR/AA Freezer Showing Wrong Temperature

    I have a Samsung RF265BEAESR/AA I bought in November of 2017. The freezer has been displaying proper temperatures but are obviously wrong because my food thawed. I've talked with Samsung reps whose only solution was to turn the power off and back on lol, which I obviously already tried before...
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    FIXED Kitchenaid KSF26C7XYY00 Refrigerator side frosting up

    Background: In September 2020, I had frost in my refrigerator side of my Kitchenaid KSF26C7XYY00 (Side by Side built in 2011). The freezer side was working properly. I had a appliance technician look at it and he stated it was the Thermistor (W10323459). It worked fine for about a month and...
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    Frigidaire FRT18G4AWC freezer back wall has frost but only on part of it (pic attached)

    Hello guys, I have a frigidaire top freezer refrigerator which is causing issues for a month now. Both, freezer is not making ice and fridge compartment is way less cooling than it used to. Checked the timer is running fine, fan and compressor seem to be working too. What's peculiar is the...
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    RF28HDEDBSR/AA Samsung Refrigerator - frost buildup in icemaker every few months

    Hi All - Samsung RF28HDEDBSR/AA refrigerator, purchased in the fall of 2015 from Sears. I've had the issue of frost buildup in the ice maker for the last couple years, have to put it in the manual Fd for about 20 minutes and the buildup can be easily picked off, then it works fine for a few...
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    ED5FVGXWS07 Whirlpool Refrigerator - Is this a normal frost pattern? Do I need a defrost thermostat? (or something else..)

    My Whirlpool ED5FVGXWS07 refrigerator is 8 years old. I notice the problem on Wednesday (6/10). The drinks in the refrigerator were noticeably warmer than normal. My refrigerator and freezer don't digitally tell me the temperature, so I have no idea what "normal" was. I always kept the unit on...
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    GSHS5KGXSS GE Side-by-Side Frost in Ice Dispenser Chute

    I have a GE side-by-side refrigerator, model GSHS5KGXSS, which has frost build-up in the ice chute. It started ~9 months ago and was very minor, with just a little bit of frost in the chute. About a couple months ago, I replaced the door flap (the original flap was wavy & brittle, not making a...
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    I need help to fix Samsung Fridge RS26TDAPN Frost Buildup.

    Hello all, Every two weeks I have to defrost my fridge: Please open here the IMGUR link to see more images to kind of see what the frost inside looks like. In this case the fan was not clogged and I deattached the back panel in my fridge because the air circulation was not right. But in this...
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    Kenmore Coldspot Not Defrosting Properly

    Hello, I have an old Sears/Kenmore Coldspot refrigerator that serves primarily as a beer fridge and lives in my garage. Lately it has not been cooling properly. I've done some troubleshooting and found a few things: Thick frost is building up in the back of the freezer on the evaporator...
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    GE Artica Refrigerator - Freezer not cold enough/ice on part of back panel. Refrigerator side ok.

    We have a GE Artica side by side refrigerator that is 11 years old. The freezer is cool but not cold. The refrigerator section seems like it is ok. Some of the food was frozen but some was thawed out. I removed all the food and now the back panel is half way covered in a thick frost. There is...
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    Ice on freezer line

    freezer stopped producing ice and freezer was warmer than should be. fully cleaned dust from below fridge / freezer than saw big block of ice around freezer line. i thawed that out but the next morning there was now a small amount of ice on same line, see pic. should there be any ice?
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    GE freezer back covered in frost

    My GE freezer keeps having the same issue. I've tried both suggestions from this forum. I have replaced both the defrost heater as well the thermostat control. When I take the back cover off the coils are covered in ice. I've done this 3 times now defrosting then replacing....It works for...
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    Freezer Frosted and Interferring with the fan.

    Several months back the Fridge started making noise. I poked around and determined there was frost at the back of the freezer and around the fan cover. Took off the cover and blasted the area with a hair dryer and the noise went away for a month or so. Now it's back. The dryer trick only lasts a...
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    Freezer Producing Frost, running constantly...

    Just recently (~a week ago) I started noticing frost buildup in the freezer compartment of my fridge/freezer combo (freezer on top). I thought nothing of it until last weekend when I opened the fridge and it was notably warmer than usual. I opened up the freezer and there was a lot more frost...
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    GE side by side frosting over

    I have a GE side by side. Last week I noticed the back of the freezer was frosted over. I removed the back panel and discovered the coils were frosted and iced over. I called a repair company and they said the defrost heater needed to be replaced. I found it online for a lot cheaper than they...
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    Frost on bottom left side ... of the refrigerator side ... of a side-by-side

    Can't figure out why there is frost forming in an area of the refrigerator. There is clearly some physical connection between the refrigerator and the freezer at the lower left side of the refrigerator section....but I don't know why it is so cold that there is frost forming. Furthermore, the...
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    Whirlpool Bottom Freezer Frosting Up, Not Letting Fridge Cool

    Hi there! First of all LOVE this forum! Thanks for being such a resource for so may people. My bottom freezer Whirlpool Gold fridge is a little over two years old and we have a continual problem of the freezer frosting up (coils in the back, on door, and on freezer light). The frost prevents...
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    Weak seal and frost in the freezer

    This forum has helped in the past and I hope it comes through again. I have a side by side arctica fridge freezer that is acting strange lately. The freezer is warming up enough to create frost on food in the freezer. It is not a tremendous amount of frost but some. Vegetables and stuff like...
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