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The freezer side of my refrigerator steadily builds up deposits of ice. I have checked the drain and it is clear. I have checked the door seals and they are AOK. The temperature varies between -20C and 0 or even +4C, so icecream melts or is very soft and water drips off items in the freezer. The compressor seems to run a very large proportion of the time. Could it be that the defrost heating element is not working?


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Most refrigerators would build up ice in their panels sooner or later depending on the use and how it is maintained. It would be best that this the ice ice removed or defrosted once build up is seen and do the cleaning at the same time. Ice may accumulate over the thermostat or other electronic components in small amount then would grow in effect this would cause it do read the temperature inaccurately. It may be reading a colder temperature but the actual output may be warm.

Other than that the thermostat may be going bad or the control board.
No, heating coil is working, your problem is elsewhere. Either the thermostat is badly adjusted or faulty - in no circumstance the temperature inside the freezer should go upwards of -10C (this might also cause the continuous running of the compressor) - or (most likely) the defrost heating element is constantly on because the control board is faulty so the compressor is active all the time because it has to fight against it.\012
You will need to open the control panel and check the outputs on both the thermostat and on the heating coil - identify the fault and replace it.

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