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Old 05-16-2012, 08:59 AM  
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From what I'm reading everywhere that it sounds like the evaporator fan. We took the panel out of the inside of the freezer and can see the coils and a fan down at the bottom.. The coils are full of frost and the fan is blowing.. I don't really understand how their is so much frost as we just bought the fridge used about a week ago. Question is If the fan is blowing, is their maybe a differant fan? The fridge is a u2 frigidaire pure source plus..



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The fridge is a u2 frigidaire pure source plus..
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http://www.applianceaid.com/model.html Some model# helps.

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We took the panel out of the inside of the freezer and can see the coils and a fan down at the bottom.. The coils are full of frost and the fan is blowing..
If the evaporator fan motor is running, then I doubt that is the problem.
How frosted are the evaporator coils? All evenly frosted with a thin layer, plugged up with frost, 1/2 frosted and 1/2 bare, etc?

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There is very thick frost on the lower half and just light frost on the top.. Its all white though... And I didn't mean to write u2 frigedaire it was supposed to say 02..

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Sounds like one of your defrost heaters is bad. Melt all the frost with a hair dryer and inspect the heater where frost is thickest. Probably burned out. will be black on the glass tube. System should cool for a week or two after you melt the frost giving you time to order and install new heater.

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I didnt see anything that looked like a heater.. O a bulb.. I'll have to take a closer look, their is something that looks kinda like a thermostat?

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And I didn't mean to write u2 frigedaire it was supposed to say 02..
Still need a model#.
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Sounds like one of your defrost heaters is bad. Melt all the frost with a hair dryer and inspect the heater where frost is thickest
Most Frigidaires only have one defrost heater, but the model# will tell us that. Definetly defrost the evaporator/cooling coils and restart the refrigerator, if all is ok after 4-6 hours the frost free has a problem and will have to be corrected.

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