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PROBLEM
FREEZER
OPERA TION
Freezer
does
not run.
Freezer
runs too much
or
too long.
Interior
freezer
temperature
is too cold.
Interior
freezer
temperature
is too warm.
Freezer
external
surface
temperature
is warm.
SOUND
AND
NOISE
Louder
sound
levels
whenever
freezer
is on.
Louder
sound
levels
when
compressor
comes
on.
Popping
or cracking
sound
when
compressor
comes
on.
Before
calling
for service,
review
this list. It may save
you time and expense.
This
list includes
common
occurrences
that are not the result
of defective
workmanship
or materials
in this
freezer.
CAUSE
CORRECTION
*
Freezer
is plugged
into a circuit
that
has a ground
fault
interrupt.
* Temperature
control
is in the "OFF"
position.
*
Freezer
may not be plugged
in, or
plug may be loose.
*
House
fuse
blown
or tripped
circuit
breaker.
*
Power outage.
*
Room or outside
weather
is hot.
*
Freezer
has recently
been
disconnected
for a period
of time.
*
Large amount
of warm
or hot food
have been stored
recently.
*
Door is opened
too frequently
or
kept open too long.
*
Freezer
door
may be slightly
open.
* Temperature
control
is set too low.
*
Freezer
gaskets
are dirty, worn,
cracked
or poorly
fitted.
* Temperature
control
is set too low.
* Temperature
control
is set too
warm.
*
Door is opened
too frequently
or
kept open too long.
*
Freezer
door
may be slightly
open.
*
Large amount
of warm
or hot food
have been stored
recently.
*
Freezer
has recently
been
disconnected
for a period
of time.
* The external
freezer
walls
can be
as much
as 30°F warmer
than room
temperature.
*
Use another
circuit.
If you are unsure
about
the outlet
have it checked
by a certified
technician.
*
See "SETTING
THE TEMPERATURE
CONTROL"
section.
*
Ensure
plug
is tightly
pushed
into outlet.
*
Check/replace
fuse with
a 15 amp time
delay
fuse.
Reset
circuit
breaker.
*
Check
house
lights.
Call local Electric
Company.
*
It's normal
for the freezer
to work
harder
under
these
conditions.
*
It takes
24 hours
for the freezer
to cool down
completely.
*
Warm food will cause
freezer
to run more
until the
desired
temperature
is reached.
*
Warm air entering
the freezer
causes
it to run more.
Open the door
less often.
*
See "DOOR
PROBLEMS".
* Turn
control
knob to a warmer
setting.
Allow
several
hours
for the temperature
to stabilize.
*
Clean
or change
gasket.
Leaks
in the door
seal will
cause freezer
to run longer
in order
to maintain
desired
temperature.
* Turn
control
knob to a warmer
setting.
Allow
several
hours
for the temperature
to stabilize.
* Turn
control
knob to a colder
setting.
Allow
several
hours
for the temperature
to stabilize.
*
Warm air entering
the freezer
causes
it to run more.
Open the door
less often.
*
See "DOOR
PROBLEMS".
*
Wait until the freezer
has had a chance
to reach
its
selected
temperature.
*
Freezer
requires
24 hours
to cool
down
completely.
* This
is normal
while
the compressor
works
to transfer
heat from inside
the freezer
cabinet.
*
Modern
freezers
have increased
storage
capacity
and more
stable
temperatures.
They
require
heavy
duty
compressors.
*
Freezer
operates
at higher
pressures
during
the start of the ON
cycle.
*
Metal parts
undergo
expansion
and
contraction,
as in hot water
pipes.
* This
is normal.
When
the surrounding
noise
level is
low, you might
hear the compressor
running
while
it
cools the interior.
* This
is normal.
Sound
will level off or disappear
as
freezer
continues
to run.
* This
is normal.
Sound
will level off or disappear
as
freezer
continues
to run.
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