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    Frigidaire May 15, 2014

    Good Afternoon Friend, I understand that you are having trouble with the compressor being hot on your Frigidaire freezer. I will be more than happy to assist you. If I could please have your model number, so I am able to better assist you. You can find the model number located inside your freezer, on the right or left hand wall. Looking forward to hearing from you. WP

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Why are the sides of my upright freezer hot and the compressor very hot


Good Afternoon Friend,

I understand the sides of your Frigidaire freezer are hot and the compressor is very hot. I also see that the drain plug was frozen and the coils had lots of frost, which you defrosted and your freezer began running again. It looks like your freezer quit again and started up, leaving everything hot. I suggest contacting your local authorized technician for further assistance. They will be able to diagnose and determine what exactly is causing your appliance to be hot. Hope this is helpful.

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WP

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