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Found heater wires broke, replaced heaters, waited till freezer got to 32 or below, turned defrost timer and they worked,

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Old 05-01-2009, 11:34 AM
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Found heater wires broke, replaced heaters, waited till freezer got to 32 or below, turned defrost timer and they worked, Question is how long do they stay on and how long till the next defrost cycle.
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According to the one sold on this site it defrost every 16 hours and 35 minutes. Most stay in defrost for 20 or 25 minutes then everything will cut back on. Unless during that time the defrost thermostat warms up from the heat, then it cuts the heat off and keeps it off till the thermostat gets cold again or until the timer finishes it's cycle.
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According to the one sold on this site it defrost every 16 hours and 35 minutes. Most stay in defrost for 20 or 25 minutes then everything will cut back on. Unless during that time the defrost thermostat warms up from the heat, then it cuts the heat off and keeps it off till the thermostat gets cold again or until the timer finishes it's cycle.

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