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Old 08-04-2022, 02:45 PM   #1
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heavy frost on refrigerator fins

Is there a way to get this frost off without doing a complete defrost? We stay in a park for 5 months of the year.
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Is there a way to get this frost off without doing a complete defrost? We stay in a park for 5 months of the year.
Although many documents say not to do it, I use a hair dryer on the low heat setting. I don't turn off the fridge and just move the food on the very top shelf. Takes 5 to 10 minutes. I do it in the evening right before bed so the recovery is during coolest part of the day when nobody is opening the door afterwards. Freezer the same, although it rarely needs it.
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Old 08-04-2022, 07:01 PM   #3
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Turn the fridge sitting down a couple of units. After a couple of hours, the ice should be loose enough to easily pull off. if that doesn't work, turn the fridge off until the ice loosens.

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Thanks, this method took about 10 minutes but it did the trick.

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Given the amount of frost, I wonder if the refrigerator door seal has been compromised.

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Thanks, I will take a look when we get back to the mountains. It's 6 years old so I suppose it could need replacement.
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