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Avoid Service
Checklist
OCCURRENCE
FREEZER DOES NOT RUN
Before
calling
for service,
review
this
Hst. tt may save
you both time
and
expense.
This list includes
common
occurrences
that are not the resuUt of
defective
workmanship
or matedaUs in this appliance.
SOLUTION
Check to be sure freezer
is not plugged into a circuit that has ground
fault interrupt,
if you
are unsure about the outlet, have it checked
by a certified
technician.
Temperature
control is in the OFF position.
See Setting the Temperature
Control Section.
Freezer
may not be plugged
in, or plug may be loose. Be sure plug is tightly
pushed into
electrical
outlet.
House fuse has blown, or circuit breaker has tripped. Check/reset
circuit breaker, or replace
fuse with
15 amp. time delay fuse.
Power outage. Check house lights. Call local electric company.
Freezer
runs too
much or too
long,
Room or outside
weather
is hot. It is normal for the freezer
to work harder
under these
conditions.
Freezer had recently been disconnected
for a period of time. Freezer requires 4 hours to cool
down completely.
Large amounts
of warm or hot food have been stored recently. Warm food will cause the
freezer to run more until the desired temperature
is reached.
Door is kept open too long or too frequently.
Warm air enters the freezer
every
time the door
is opened. Open the door Iess often.
Freezer door may be slightly open. See Occurrence
"Door Problems."
Temperature
control is set too cold. Turn the control knob to a warmer setting. Allowseverai
hours for the temperature
to stabilize.
Freezer gasket is dirty, worn, cracked, or poorly fitted. Clean or change gasket.
Leaks in the
door seaI will cause freezer
to run longer in order to maintain desired temperature.
Temperatures
inside
the freezer
are
Temperature
control is set too cold. Turn the control to a warmer setting. Allow several hours
too cored,
for the temperature
to stabilize.
Temperatures
inside
the freezer
are too
Temperature
control is set too warm. Turn the control to a colder setting. Allow several hours
warm.
for the temperature
to stabilize.
Door is kept open too long or is opened too frequently. Warm air enters the freezer every time
the door is opened.
Open the door less often.
Door may be open slightly. See Occurrence
section "Door Problems."
Large amounts
of warm or hot food might have been stored recently. Wait until the freezer
has had a chance to reach its selected temperature.
Freezer has recently been disconnected
for a period of time. Freezer requires 4 hours to cool
down completely.
Temperature
of external
freezer
The exterior
freezer walls can be as much as 30°F warmer than room temperature.
This is
surface
is warm,
normal while the compressor
works to transfer
heat from inside the freezer
cabinet.
SOUNDANDNOISE
Louder
sound
levems whenever
Modern freezers have increased storage capacity and more even temperatures_ They require
freezer
is on.
a high efficiency compressor.
When the surrounding
noise level is low, you might hear the
compressor
runninq while it cools the interior.
Louder
sound
mevems
when compressor
Freezer operates at higher pressures
during the start of the ON cycle. This is normal. Sound
comeson,
will level off or disappear
as freezer
continues
to run.
Popping
or
cracking
sound
when
compressor
comes
on.
Metal parts undergo expansion
and contraction,
as in hot water pipes. This isnormal. Sound
will level off or disappear
as freezer
continues
to run.
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