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Freezer not working properly...

Hello All, My Freezer has not been working properly for a week or two now, not freezing anything at all. Within the last few days, the fridge seems to be warmer then normal as well, So I went through this site, and there was a suggestion to open the back of the freezer (inside), and check the coils to see if they were frozen or not... I did this, and yes, it was frozen, not evenly, all on the right side. So I left it unplugged for a little, and with a hairdryer I melted all the ice, and dried up the freezer. Put it back together and turned it on, took a while to start getting cold again, but it started, so as a joke, I took off the back again to see if all the coils were frosting up evenly, and they are not, still freezing again just on the right side, and the rest of the coils are not even cold to the touch.... Any ideas? Thanks!

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  • Brian Preston Jun 10, 2007

    Okay, so what your basically saying, is that there is no easy fix for this? I'm looking at replacing some major parts... Also, I couldn't find the exact model number on this site, so I went with the closest I could find, the actual Model # is: frt18g4awb....

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Nortron, sounds like the system is restricted. I have seen a lot of these Frigidaires in the past 5 years with this problem. You should have a even frost pattern through the entire evaporator. I have been changing the compressor, evaporator and heat exchanger on these models. Your system on this refer is covered for 5 years, parts and labor for this failure. Here's hoping it's under 5 years. If it is, make sure all three componets mentioned above are changed out, otherwise the same deal is going to happen again down the road. Catriver.

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