In most cases defrosting refrigerator just by pulling out the plug for some time is not enough. Majority of ice buildup is hidden behind the cover panels, which can be removed quickly and easily.
Frequent problems:
1. Too high temperature
2. Refrigerator runs too long or all the time 

   

Defrosting example is based on refrigerator Samsung RB1855SL
Procedure for majority of refrigerators will be very similar.


STEP 1:
Remove upper and lower cover panels

Refrigerator defrosting



STEP 2:
When cover panels removed place small heater
on low setting to defrost refrigerator quicker


Covers removed

Refrigerator evaporator coil cover

Refrigerator evaporator coil cover

Refrigerator evaporator coil cover
























   
 Ice buildup on upper evaporator coil

Refrigerator defrosting

 

 Ice buildup on lower evaporator coil

Refrigerator defrosting
 

STEP 3: Remove back cover and empty the tray if there is water.
If there is no water wait longer to make sure pipes are not clogged with ice

Refrigerator defrosting 


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