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I have a Magic Chef RB19HA-1A refrigerator that is freezing up requiring defrost every 10 days. It was turned off for 10 hours, and this has appeared. Ran fine for 5 years, till forced power loss. Has been defrosted 5 times in 9 weeks, with associated food loss. How do I force a QUICK MANUAL defrost with internal heater, which I think inoperative. Timer may have failed. Any short term or long term fixes much appreciated. Where is timer located? This is an apartment, with an unresponsive landlord


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Timing is located with temperature control in frig section. Look up from beneath at the temp control you will see a hole with a slot screw driver adjustable knob inside it. rotate it till the frig shuts off. wait 30 to 40 minutes if it hasn't turn back on by itself the timing is bad. Also when you shut it off you can pull the back section out of the freezer, when you shut the timing off(by turning it with screwdriver) the defroster should turn on do not touch it the heat it puts off will burn you.

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