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FRIGIDAIRE UPRIGHT FREEZER COMPRESSOR VERY HOT

My upright freezer started having problems, it's only around 5 years old. The service guy replaced the (evaporator?) fan. It still doesn't get below 20 degrees. I decided to try and clean it and check the seals. Well I don't know how to get the front off to vacuum, the compressor is so hot that it will burn you if you left your finger there, and the seal is off. I had told the service guy to check that but I guess I can't be heard. Any help would be appreciated.

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Well I finally found the screws for the front grill. The compressor started cooling off once the seal was put back in place. So I'm going to give that a day or so. Still did not find the coils I'm assuming that they are in the sides. One thing I do know for sure, is that I'm putting you guys in my favorites. I educated myself so much from your website. I'm not sure I ever had a problem except the seal. I don't have the original motor to check but I'm working on getting it back. If I would have found this website before the tech I would have saved $150.00. Thank you so much.

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