Question about Kenmore Freezer 20.6 cu. ft. Manual Defrost Upright Freezer

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Defrosting my kenmore freezer is defrosting and i don't have a manual to show me what to do. I need help please before all my meat go bad.

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Hi, Is the compressor running? How old is it? Is the compressor clicking off and on like it is trying to start but can't?
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http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/134/KENMORE-Upright-Freezer-L0307021?brand_name_search=253.23424102+

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Hi,tomonbow
ngafm at your service,

You said,you are getting freezer burn in only two days, right?

Are you putting the meat in proper freezer bags and squeezing
air out as you zip lock the bag?
If you do not use proper freezer bags you will always get freezer burn on meats!

WAIT ! This will not happen in two days!
Seems to me something else has happened to your meat prior to your purchase and it probably is not the freezer at fault.

If it happens to meat that you feel was not frozen when you bought it, check with the store of purchase to see if it came into them frozen before it was put in their refrigerator case!
Most super markets receive cases of frozen meat and then put them in the walk in refrigerator, or refrigerator case to present them for sale to the customers and they defrost in the case.

Then we think we are buying meat that is fresh and never been frozen!
Fresh meat will not freezer burn in 2 days unless it has happened previously to the time you bought it.

Also when you freeze any meat you buy, repack it in proper freezer bags and not just any zip lock bag!

But I believe it happened before you bought it.
And i'll bet it all came from the same store.
that's why some people shop at a butcher shop or Costco type store where the meat is fresher and sells out faster!
Bless you.
ngafm
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Let me know the verdict. I think I'm right on target!
Do some investigating and ask the store some hard questions!


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