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Louder sound level than last upright frigidaire freezer I had.

Model # FKFH21F7HWA upright freezer bought 08/08 is making a lot more noise than the last upright freezer I had, Is that normal?

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  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2009

    I bought a similar model, FKFH21f7, for my 91 year-old mother 09/2008. It was so noisy I had it replaced in 10/2008, thinking it was a bad compressor. Second one wasn't any better. Since then, continuous complaints from my mother!!!

    Now, 04/2009, after three service calls and two parts replaced it is varying in temperature from -10 to +27. So, I'm having it replaced.

    Think I'll get her a GE.

    DBomer...

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SOURCE: frigidaire upright freezer MFU20F3GW7 (model)runs

Clean cooling coils....throughly. Check door seals.

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: My Frigidaire upright freezer is only 4 years old & isn't working

freezers have safety devices to protect themselves. The compressor has an internal overload to keep it from overheating. some have external reset buttons and some do not. either way the cause must be corrected. if the freezer was low on refrigerant you would see signs of oil near the coils, tubing, or compressor. If there is no leak, it overheats when there is airflow restrictions(dirty coils) or a fan has stopped working. only a few screws keep you from seeing all there is to see. If it is clean and the fan is running, then the compressor may just be the culprit

Posted on Nov 27, 2009

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2 months old should still be under warenty.

Check the freezer fan by opening the freezer door and pressing the door switch and listing for the freezer fan sound. If no sound then the fan motor could be bad.

Look at the back wall too see if you have frost build up. If you do then you have a defrost problem.

If thees are not your problem you could have a seal system problem. (( freon leak ))

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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