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What has happened is the automatic defrost system has failed.
You can manually defrost the unit by useing a hair dryer and directing the warm air into the louvers/vents at the back of the freezer compartment. This will take about 20 minuets to completly defrost the evaporator coils located behind the back cover of the freezer. This will allow air to again pass over the coils and flow into the rtefrigerator compartment cooling the unit properly.
The unit will function properly until the coils again ice over. It should give you 3-5 days (+/-) of proper operation. In the mean time you can schedual an appointment to have the defrost system diagnosed by a service technician.
I do not recommend that you do this as a DIY project as it involves testing of live electrical circuits.
You can defrost the system as many times as you need to. It will not hurt it at all.
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I have already unplug it for 24 hours and let the ice melt, it only worked for a few hrs not a few days. It seems like unplugging it for 24 hrs performs the same function as the hair dryer. Are there manuals to dismantle and check the componets? I have a electronics degree.
The unplugging of the unit only partially defrosted the unit. It then iced over much faster than if it were defrosted completly.
I will see if I can get you a service manual or at the least a tech sheet.
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