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Motor running constantly and gurgling on proline freezer model PUF 86W/86S

After a manual defrost with thick ice my freezer is running constantly. The thermostat located in the freezer does click off when I move it but still continues with the motor running constantly. the strange thing is that the motor stops for around 15 minutes after I have opened the door. Please can you help?

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SOURCE: New Frigidaire side by side running constantly and still warm

If the frost build up is on the back panel of the freezer then it has a defrost problem which causes a no cool situation. Let me know more about this frost buildup and what you have done.

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Try contacting the hotline again and ask them if the freezer has a frost sensor on it. If it does, the sensor is not kicking the thermostat to allow for the unit to defrost.

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SOURCE: fan runs constantly, freezer ice melting, bottom drawer in refrig

  • If your refrigerator temperature is closer to 35 degrees, try turning the temperature up slightly.

  • If you find that the temperature varies a lot from the top shelf to the bottom (where it is coldest), try putting produce and other sensitive products on a higher shelf.

  • If the temperature is too low and you can't make it warmer by adjusting the thermostat, you probably have a defective thermostat. If so, you need to replace it, because they cannot be repaired. Other possible problems are a leak in the sealed (refrigerant) system, cold air migration (in side-by-side models) or a defective air damper. These problems can be quite difficult to locate and correct, we recommend you contact a qualified appliance repair technician.
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    SOURCE: Ice buildup around freezer door seal.

    Hi, Check and see if the gasket is leaking any where. Also check and see if the door to you ice dispenser is closing. Ice/frost only builds up around the door hen there is an air leak.
    I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further,


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    SOURCE: GE Model tfx24f defrost not working.

    Replace the defrost heater and defrost thermostat located behind the freezer panel inside the freezer compartment.

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