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Lost vacumn, door popped open alarm on

I silenced the alarm, moved food around, nothing was deforsted yet except some popcicles. I locked the door, left it off for 2-3 hours and plugged it back in. The compressor is very hot, the outside walls are very hot. The temp is down to 15 F..buzzer will NOT reset, yet.. Prior to this episode, the door , inside on top of the first shelf was frosting up, (FF freezer).

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If is the type of freezer where the shelves are also the evaporator(shelves are very cold and is normal to frost), the fact that only one shelf is iced would indicate the system is low on freon due to a leak. This would also explain the hot walls and compressor. It requires a service man to check the freon level and locate leak and recharge.

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