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WHIRLPOOL TOP FREEZER ET1WTKXKQ01. NOT COLD ENOUGH & KEEPS RUNNIN

Whirlpool top freezer ET1WTKXKQ01. Both fans running in freezer and under fridge. Cleaned coils on bottom. Freezer temp stays 28-32. fridge mid 40s. Turned temp dial down to 1 and still continues to run.
There was no ice build up in freezer. I removed back wall in freezer and there was a little ice on coil.Emptied and turned off refrigerator for about 8 hours. Turned back on let run for a couple of hours and still no change in temperature. Freezer still only 32ºF.
I have left it off over night and turned back on, no change.
6 hours later freezer still running, now at 28º f. Fridge at around 48º f. still leaving empty. first noticed about a week ago ice cream staying mushy. Refrigerator is about 7 years old.
Is it possible to be stuck in defrost mode? Please Help

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  • Cindy Mar 31, 2009

    No, there is only some frost on the top right portion of the coil. And temp has reached about 53º f

    Thank you

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Remove the back wall leave the unit to run half hour open and see if coil have frost all the way from the top of the coil to the bottom if the coil is full you have adefrost problem could be your timer defrost thermostart or heater

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