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I have an old astor freezer with a slid button with a red line on the right ,where do i put the button for normal working , Not Fast Freeze. Thanks Terry

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  • terrence_oma Feb 23, 2009

    The frezzer is so old l can not see or get to modle number.
    There is a switch that slides from left to right on the right side is a red line , 3 lights buttons yellow,green red.
    just like to leave frezzer on its normal running ,not fast frezze..
    Again thanks Terry

  • terrence_oma Feb 23, 2009

    The frezzer is so old l can not see or get to modle number.
    There is a switch that slides from left to right on the right side is a red line , 3 lights buttons yellow,green red.
    just like to leave frezzer on its normal running ,not fast frezze..
    Again thanks Terry

  • terrence_oma Feb 24, 2009

    As to all above l have a switch which is slide from left to write if l have the swith on the right there is a green light comes on and the red line is hidden is this on fast frezze,or is the switch on left or right I do not want fast frezzer on just Normal.
    Again Thanks
    Terry

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As the fridge is so old.... you will need to rely on trial and error... try it one way and if that is fast freeze move it in the other direction

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Welcome and here is your solution, turn the slid button right to the last point. Now that will create normal freezing environment.

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Hi,

Thank you for choosing Fixya.com..

In your statement you said that the machine are already Old so we need to observed it first.
Just in case any problem may occur we are ready and we can prevent it.

I prefer to suggest you to select normal mode.

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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    Mark Milan silaran Feb 23, 2009

    Hello their again,



    please observed it for 3-4 weeks any un usual sounds or happening specially in the freezer motor.

    turn it off immediately and ask for the assitance specialist repairman.



    Again to make it sure select the normal mode.



    thanks again and good luck.



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    Mark Milan silaran Feb 23, 2009

    Hello their again,



    asking the direction where you should be..

    plese turn the switch to the right prompting to the green button don't turn it full just balance it.





    thanks,

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

On some comparable style of temperature adjustment, the further away from the red marking, the colder the setting.

Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.

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What is you model number initially .

Normal working will always be in middle . It will not not be in neither of extremes .

To give correct solution provide model number .

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

  • SAM ANDERSON Feb 23, 2009

    For normal settings you need to move from left to right .

    You need to move gently upto a point just before the red line which is the only the settings for normal . The button should be green for normal .
    If you go towards red mark it indicates fast freezing .

    Hope this helps .


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