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Used frigidaire Just tried to use a second-hand frigidaire upright freezer. It worked about a week, but did not get super cold. Now it wont even freeze water. We are using a heavy duty extension cord. Any ideas?

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  • vonrocket Dec 11, 2007

    Thanks for the help. I am running it now. It is freezing water, but the compressor is a bit hot, no doubt about it. Any ideas about adding gas?

  • shzcrzi May 27, 2008

    If the unit is running, and the compreesor is hot but the unit is not getting cold, then how do you add "gas"?

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Look around the back of the freeze and at the bottom you will see a small black compressor .Put your hand on it and if it is running you will feel it vibrating. If it vibrating but running very hot them it means you have no gas in the system so the freezer won't freeze. If the compressor is cold and not running then it could be eaither the relay on the compressor or the board on the front either way you will need to get an engineer in

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