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We have a gss22jf side by side refrigerator that has developed frost on the back panel of the freezer and is not getting cold enough to freeze food. We unplugged last night and let manually defrost. We also vaccuumed compressor which was filled with dog hair and dirt. Do you think we have fixed the problem or should we be checking the defrost timer? Can anyone help share where the defrost timer is located on this model?


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