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COMPRESSOR WILL FREEZE A CYCLE OR 2 THEN STOP WORKING

HELLO GURUS.
I HAVE AN ICER ETTE ICE MACHINE 220V.
IT WILL KICK ON AND FREEZE AND MAKE ICE, BUT ITS BEGUN TO STOP WORKING AT WILL! IT WILL MAKE ICE AND KEEP IT COLD BUT BY MORNING THE COPMRESSOR GETS HOT AND WONT COOL AND THERES A PUDDLE OF H2O IN THE ICE BIN WHERE THERE WAS ICE THE NIGHT BEFORE. THERE NO DEFINATIVE NUMBER OF CYCLES BEFORE IT STOPS WORKING?
THANK YOU FOR ANY HELP OR SUGGESTIONS YOU CAN SEND MY WAY.
HAVE A GREAT MORNING.
GRANDDADDYBEAR

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A symptom of low refrigerrant is that the evaporator coil will develop a small very cold area but wont cool the entire surface .. that cold area can ice up and block air flow .. the result can be an overworked compressor with little or no cooling ... other things that can cause the same trouble
1. bad or blocked air flow on the external coils or condenser fan ..
2. a leak in the door seal will allow moisture that can cause icing

if there is icing then you can turn it off with the door open until the ice melts .. then start over ..

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