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Kenmore refrigerator model 253.67873509 freezer not freezing there's a block of ice behind the back panel around the thermostat do u think the defrost timer is stuck in the defrost mode and where is the defrost timer located on this model


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First off, go to this web site and enter your model number- it should have more letters in it than numbers (the number you provided might be a serial number, not sure):
\015\012http://www.appliancepartspros.com/
\015\012This should give you some diagrams and parts lists.
\015\012This following web page describes your problem, and how you can fix it:
\015\012http://www.appliance-repair-it.com/refrigerator-not-cooling-evaporator-coil-freezing-up.html
\015\012Once you get the coils defrosted, a friend of mine said if you wrap a piece of copper wire across the two evaporator coils, and connect them, the coils will not ice up. I never tried this myself, but it might be worth trying.
\015\012Good luck, and hope this helps.

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