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Will it harm an upright freezer if you leave it unplugged during the summer when not in use. It is sitting in a mobile home that gets very hot

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Sometimes it does hurt it and sometimes it doesnt. When a freezer sits for any length of time sometimes the freon will leak out. It would be best to leave the freezer plugged in.

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Why does my upright freezer runs then kicks off, runs then kicks off?


Good Afternoon Friend,

I understand your Frigidaire freezer runs for a short time and then kicks off. Then it turns on with a click and repeats its cycle. This is how your freezer functions. When it needs to cool, the compressor will kick on and cool until the temperature is reached. Then it will kick off until it needs to cool again. It's possibly due to the hot and humid summer that it is cycling on and of more. I hope this is helpful.

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Freezer does not get cold enough to freeze the food in the summer.


I am assuming that you have it in a place where it gets hot in the summer.
If the freezer has a fan either in the back or at the bottom, make sure the fan runs, and the coils are clean. If the freezer has the condensor against the back wall you could help it by adding a small fan so as to blow away the hot air.

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The freezer is in my garage and it is about 90 degrees. Sides of freezer are very hot. Is this a problem.


It is not a good idea to put a freezer in an unairconditioned garage. The reason is because freezers are designed to operate in temperatures of a typical home. It's job is to keep the contents below freezing. When it is in unconditioned garage, it has to work harder in the summer to maintain that temperature. So it will get very hot in these conditions and will use a lot of energy to keep your food cold than if it was in an airconditioned space. As working is such a tough environment, don't expect it to last as long as if it was in an airconditioned space. Hope this helps you.

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Freezer door left open


if the alarm is sounding its probably trelling you the freezer is at too high a temperature. plug it in and leave it plugged in, it can take several hours to re freeze

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Try cleaning out the drain opening with a pipe cleaner. Or use a turkey baster and force hot water into the drain. Rinse with a mild bleach solution to kill any mold. Another solution is to unplug the unit and let it sit for a couple of days to defrost completely. Sometimes during the humid summer the system just gets over burdened and doesn't defrost completely. This gets progressivly worse until you get this problem.

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Freezer runs all the time


I don't have enough information. Use a freezer thermometer and check the temp. If below 0 probably a bad thermostat. Sides getting hot is normal. Thats how it gets rid of the heat from inside. In the summer a freezer can run over 80% of the time. Again this is normal. Another thing to check is the gasket around the door. See if it is worn or torn and is sealing properly. If there are condensor coils under neath clean them check to see if the fan under there is working when compressor is running. (Not all freezers have coils underneath. Some have them in back, Smaller units just use the side of the cabinet.)

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