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My refrigerator iced up and the inside of the refrigerator

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My refrigerator iced up and the inside of the refrigerator seems to be getting warm so I unplugged it and let it defrost now that it is defrosted the refrigerator display reads 55 degrees after being on all night it does not seem to be getting cold
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tom Goellner replied 1 year ago.
I don't know how long you had it off, but this is a French door refrigerator and when it ices up ( something is wrong with the defrost system ) it will ice up heavily in the portion above where the evaporator is , where the supply and return for the fresh food air is. It even takes a long time with a hair dryer to thaw it. Most likely there is still ice there.

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