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We left for the weekend and our freezer door was left ajar. Upon returning, we reset the temp., but the freezer never got below 17 and then it shut off again. Is it a complete loss?

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It is possible that an excessive amount of moisture was introduced into the freezer compartment while the door was ajar. If there is excess frosting on the walls or around the door seal, defrost the unit and see if it cools better.

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Try to unplug the unit from the wall and let it sit for a few minutes then plug back in. May reset the door alarm lock out. Also, moisture in the air can be drawn in and freeze up the whole thing. That means turning it off with doors open for about 36 hours... Moisture is a killer in a freezer, freezes and blocks up every air circulation vent, etc.

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SOURCE: Freezer was left ajar & now Refrigerator does not work properly

you have ice build up on the evaporator. two ways to cure. first switch off for 24 hours and leave with doors open. second switch off. remove back panel inside freezer and melt ice off with a hair dryer

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the coil is frosted over and no air is being pushed to the fridge it may clear up after a few defrost cycles or remove the food from the freezer and allow it to thaw completely (12hrs) the ice behind the back wall takes a long time to thoroughly melt or you will have soild ice instead of frost and then it will never thaw soild ice.

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SOURCE: door ajar alarm ringing and refridgerator not cooling enough

it sounds like either a defrost problem or damper door problem it is very well worth fixxing

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SOURCE: We left the frig door ajar for 6 hrs, now the frig isn't working but the freezer is... where is the reset button? Thanks!!

Hi, No reset button. Check and make sure the evaporator fan motor inside the freezer is running. While checking that, look and see if there is any frost build up on the rear panelin the freezer. Please let me know if any of these are the case so I can asist you further.
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I see that you are having trouble with your Frigidaire freezer, model# FFU17K1CW, stating "HI TEMP" and that the door ajar light is out. The model number that has been provided does not show that it has a "door ajar" light. What I recommend would be giving your appliance a hard reset, by either unplugging it or shutting the power off at the circuit breaker for 2-3 minutes. If you are still having trouble with the HI TEMP light showing, please respond back with your model number which is shown inside your refrigerator on either the right or left hand wall so I may better assist you. Hope this is helpful.

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