Question about Westinghouse Freezers
Posted by Anonymous on
This is normal if your freezer is in good working condition. If your compressor runs constantly then there is a problem. Once the unit reaches the set temperature the compressor shuts down. The set temperature should be between -2 & +2 degree F. The set temperature also depends on how full the freezer is. There will be a time when the freezer like refrigerators will shut down. This is relative to the term, "Frost Free". The unit will shut down for about 10 minutes. This occurs ever 8-10 hours. The heater turns on to defrost your freezer coil. It sounds like you are in good shape.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
go to your local appliance store and buy a 3 in 1 starter kit,install, directions are with kit,this is your last hope as the compressor is getting weak,hope this help-mike
Posted on Jun 02, 2008
SOURCE: freezer stops and start
ice cream is always the last to freeze and a temp of minus -10 degrees is usually required to get it to get hard. if you put the ice cream in the door it will be especially tough to freeze. a good thermometor is a good investment as you can observe the temps. usually ten degrees or 20 degrees is what they run. yes they do cycle on and off as long as they hold temps thats good. the outside of the freezer gets warm because the hot compressed refrigerant is spread through piping near its surface giving up its heat of compression . setting the stat to max will freeze the ice cream eventually but utility bill suffers . good luck
Posted on Nov 02, 2008
First make sure than the condensing coil in the freezer is clean of dust and dirt(it is behind the grill vent in the bottom side of the freezer where the compresor is) If it is clough brush the dirt off after you unplugit.When is clean wait a few minutes ,5, and plugg it back at the GFI outlet and see if work If still tripped the outlet you may have to replace it.
Posted on Apr 04, 2009
If the light isn't even coming on, check for voltage at the outlet. If that is good, check the bulb in a lamp or drop light. If both those check out, then the fun starts.
Could be that the thermostat is stuck (rusted) in the open or off position.
Posted on Mar 03, 2010
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