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Freezer thaws completely then freezes again

My freezer will completely thaw out over about 24 hours (all of the ice melts and all off the food is thawed), then it will freeze again for about another 24 hours and start the thawing process again.

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Re: Freezer thaws completely then freezes again

Take loock if are dirty those coils and fan on botton or some place on your freezer. Tri cleaning all. Just be carrefuly to no brake those coils ???? Unplog from outlet bifore ??? I hop you gete fix it. I'm not shur, but tri.

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