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How to Tell If the Refrigerator is in a Defrost Mode or Cycle

Is your Refrigerator in Defrost Mode?

If interior lights come on and nothing seems to be working, the refrigerator may be in Defrost Mode.

The refrigerator and freezer sections automatically defrost. Wait 30 minutes for your refrigerator to resume normal operations. Ice production may slow and ice cream may be slightly softer during this cycle.