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Freezer problem fixable?

Just brougth second hand freezerdoesnt turn of by itself will turn off if i turn the thermistate round black round compressor gets nearly to hot to touch (normal?)back heat exchange barely warm

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Clean under freezer with vacuum, if frost free look under front louver panel(2 screws or snap in fit) for defrost-timer - use sraight tip screw driver to turn slot slowly till you hear click. wait to see if starts working properly, if not that mostlikely problem

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