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My GE upright freezer does not get cold.

The motor turns on and the coils inside the freezer get cool but not cold enough to freeze.

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Sounds like you are low on freon.

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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1. Check if the temperature control is off if you dont hear the freezer operating.

2.If you do not see an interior light,when you open the door,then make sure the freezer is properly plugged into an electrical outlet.

3.Move the temperature level to a colder level if the freezer is not cold enough.Warm weather can also be a factor.

4.Find the condenser and check to see if it needs to be cleaned. The condenser is located behind the decorative paneling at the bottom of the freezer.

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