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I have a Hotpoint fridge that is freezing up around the compressor

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I have a Hotpoint fridge that is freezing up around the compressor unit. It sat in a unheated garage and then was put into a basement before I picked it up. The freezer is on the bottom and seems to work great until ice build up gets to bad. Is there anything that can be done or looked at to fix this problem. Fridge is in to nice shape to throw away if there is a fix for it
Hello..It is my Pleasure To Be Working With You Today...If there is frost build up on the compressor (black Tank)itself at the outside of the unit..Then you have a sealed system blockage Which can run into a $300-$500.00 Repair
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

it turns into one block of ice around everything

Are you referring to a block of ice INSIDE the freezer or at the compressor around back on the outside..?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

around compressor around the fan. It turns the equipment area into a block of ice. it doesn,t seem to defrost. it takes weeks for ice to build up

If this is happening around the back on the outside of the fridge then yes you have a sealed system blockage..Repairs From $300.-$500.00 ..

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