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Avoid Service Checklist
OCCURRENCE
FREEZERDOESNOTRUN
Before
calling
for service,
review
this list.
It may save
you both time and
expense.
This list includes
common
occurrences
that are not the result
of
defective
workmanship
or materials
in this appliance.
SOLUTION
Check to be sure freezer
is not plugged
into a circuit that has ground fault interrupt.
Ifyou
are unsure about the outlet, have it checked
by a certified
technician.
Temperature
control
is in the OFF position.
See Setting the Temperatu
re 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 less often.
Freezer door may be slightly open. See Occu rrence "Door Problems."
Tern peratu re control isset too cold. Turn the control knob to a warmer setting. Allow several
hours for the temperature
to stabilize.
Freezer gasket isdirty, worn, cracked, or poorly fitted. Clean or change gasket. Leaks in the
door seal 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 cold.
for the temperature
to stabilize.
Temperatures
inside
the
freezer
are
too
Temperature
controlis
set toowarm.
Turn the contralto
a colder setting. Allow several hours
warm,
for the temperature
to stabilize.
Door iskept 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 temperatu
re.
Freezer has recently been disconnected
for a period of time. Freezer requires 4 hours to cool
down completely.
Temperature
of external
freezer
surface is warm.
SOUNDAND
NOISE
Louder sou nd levels whenever
freezer is on,
The exterior freezer walls can be as much as 30°F warmer than room temperature.
This is
normal while the compressor
works to transfer
heat from inside the freezer
cabinet.
Modern freezers have increased storage capacity and more even temperatures.
They require
a high efficiency
compressor.
When the surrounding
noise level is low, you might hear the
compressor
running while
it cools the interior.
Loudersound
levels when compressor
comeson,
Freezer operates at higher pressures
during the start of the ON cycle. This isnormal. Sound
will level off or disappear
as freezer
continues
to run.
Popping or cracking
sound when
compressorcomeson.
Metal parts undergo expansion and contraction, as in hot water pipes. This is normal. Sound
will level off or disappear
as freezer
continues
to run.
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