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Build up of ice

A thick blanket of ice builds up at the back of the fridge. Could this be the thermostat?

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  • 2angels Jun 20, 2008

    I have the same problem. Where can I find the thermostat? My father-in-law is a qualified electrician and he will be able to get it replaced for me.



    Thank you.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    thick ice builds up around the coolant tubes leading to and from the evaporartor plate and gradually spreads over the immediate area of the plate itself.

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YES
The thermostat is not cutting out.. It needs to be replaced.. Your compressor risks burning out if its is continoulsy running ...

Posted on Nov 14, 2007

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