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Turn on good for a few days, then not cool any more, turn off and turn on again, then it's good for a few days again. repeated in cycle

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After it has been running for a few days, look inside of the freezer at the lower back panel. You will most likely see frost. This means you have a defrost problem. You will need to fix this or the cycle will continue. To fix, you will need to replace the defrost heaters that are located behind the panel I was telling you about. I don't know what make or model you have so I'll mention both types. One type heater is glass, they will be below each section of coil. The other is cal-rod. The same thing stove eyes are made of. It will be wrapped around the coils. Replace which ever one you have and it will fix your problem
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