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Takes weeks to freeze

Hi, my freezers pipes on top are frozen on the foam and is struggling to get below 0, any help please? Thanks, Steve

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Re: takes weeks to freeze

If you freezer has a defrost timer it should have done the defrost on its own. Only the very old freezers had to be defrosted manually. If it continues to stop cooling or you already haven't had the timer replaced or the defrost elements checked let me know.

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