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Ice will not stay frozen in the freezer

The unit is located in an unheated garge,  when ice cream is placed in the freezer it will not stay frozen, but becomes like soft sere serve ice cream

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  • bakerbg Mar 04, 2009

    I bought a freeze at the same time and they are both located in the garge, but the freezer is working satisfactory

  • bakerbg Mar 04, 2009

    why will a freezer keep ice cream frozen , but a top freezer will not keep ice cream frozen when both units are located in a space that the temperature is less than 60 degrees F

  • Ken Bledsoe May 11, 2010

    Can you see if the unit is building up ice on the coils? They are located behind the rear panel in the freezer. Make have to take off the back panel to get a good look. Also lets eliminate the fan in the freezer is it working? And you might have a fan down by the compressor is it working. Are your condenser coils below and are they clean?

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Hi,

As the weather is getting warmer for many people their freezerice will not stay frozen in the freezer - 2_bing.gif and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4024657-refrigerator_condenser_coil_cleaning


http://www.fixya.com/support/r3885294-refrigerator_troubleshooting

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4023749-refrigerator_compressor_start_capacitor

heatman101

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

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