Manually starting a defrost cycle in newer model Frigidaire/Electrolux refrigerators with ADC

Jargon: ADC = Adaptive Defrost Control. If you don’t know what that means, this post will give you a quick background on it==> http://fixitnow.com/wp/2010/06/27/adapting-to-adaptive-defrost/

This procedure applies to the newer model Frigidaire/Electrolux refrigerators with ADC. Example model number: PHSC39EESS

To activate manual defrost, press and hold the Freezer temperature UP (WARMER) key
while pressing the Fresh Food temperature DOWN (COLDER) key 5 times within 6 seconds.

A “d” in the freezer temperature window and “F” in the refrigerator temperature window
will display when the heater is activated.

“d” and “F” will be displayed until the defrost cycle is complete. (approx. 8 minutes)

To deactivate manual defrost, press and hold Freezer temperature UP (WARMER) key
while pressing the Fresh Food temperature DOWN (COLDER) key 5 times within 6 seconds.

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