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Freezer malfunction Top 3 drawers are frozen solid - they cannot be opened. The bottom 3 drawers do not freeze at all - they are running with liquid. What could be the solution? Allan Dolley

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Unfortunetly it sounds like your freezer has lost refrigerant. as the refrigerant level drops so does the capasity of the freezer. the unit is not worth repair. unless it is a comercial unit .In that case you will nead to phone a local repairman.

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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