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Frost buildup in frost free freezer

My friend's upright side-by-side fridge-freezer has a problem. It is making huge amounts of frost in the freezer, right around the place where ice is made, stored and dispensed. I don't know the make and model but not terribly old - around 10-12 years??? She says it'll even build up so big it prevents ice from going down the dispenser. She lives north of Houston and she says she thinks this is a "summertime problem." I thought it might be because of a worn seal on the door? How to test that?


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  • alfonso2122 Dec 01, 2008

    I have a Whirpool refrigirator with a freezer model ET8WTEXMQ01, it is about 4 years old, and frost has been accumulating all over the freezer, I have cleaned it once, but the problem persists.. what should I do?



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There is a defroster built into the ice maker to melt the ice a little around the edges before dispensing on most ice makers it may need replacing.

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