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Freezer part doesn't freeze door was part open for hours

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Our freezer door was a gap open for about 8 hours. The temp display was certainly blinking. We cleaned the thawed stuff out and re-powered the freezer. Since then the freezer part doesn't seem to get colder than 41F. I checked the rear for frozen pipes but it looked ok. I then left the fridge off for an hour and restarted it. No help. Any idea what I could do?

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  • ping381 Feb 01, 2009

    Yeah you're right!
    I can actually see the sort of snow / ice crystals in the litle vents.
    Thanks man! This probaly works.
    Best wishes from Germany.



  • ping381 Feb 01, 2009

    Yeah you're right!
    I can actually see the sort of snow / ice crystals in the litle vents.
    Thanks man! This probaly works.
    Best wishes from Germany.



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The coil inside of the freezer is probebly still frozen up with ice. Take a shop vac and open the freezer side after shutting the unit off and blow the air from the shop vac into the vents that are on the back side of the freezer until you can feel good air flow out of the very bottom of the freeezer. You can contact me and I will assist you if you need more help.

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    Todd Born Feb 01, 2009

    thank you for the fixya!

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