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How often does a Frigidaire Gallery fridge defrost?

Frigidaire Gallery refrigerators are equipped with automatic defrost systems that help prevent the buildup of ice or frost on the evaporator coils. The defrost cycle is initiated by the refrigerator's control system based on various factors, such as the duration of the cooling cycle, temperature fluctuations, and sensors monitoring the evaporator coils.
On average, a Frigidaire Gallery refrigerator may go through a defrost cycle approximately once every 8 to 10 hours. During the defrost cycle, the refrigerator temporarily suspends cooling, and the built-up ice or frost on the evaporator coils is melted away. The resulting water is directed to a drain pan or a drainage system to evaporate or be removed.
The defrost cycle duration can vary but typically lasts for about 20 to 30 minutes. After the defrost cycle completes, the refrigerator resumes normal cooling operations.
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