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Model # PLFU1778ES Fridgidaire

The freezer is one week old and stand alone like fridge. The freezer was tilted w/ dolly while running to make it even with existing matching fridge. (Fridge was replaced because of terrible noise) The freezer now does not ever cycle off. It has been 24 hrs + of constant running. It cycled before this.

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Tilting it would not do any harm while running the tilting theory is if you lay a fridge over on its side the oil in the compressor can run into the suction tubing and it is recomended not to plug it in right away . this is to alow the oil time to run back into the compressor housing. did you posibly loose some air space around the freezer. refrigeration is all about the removal of heat. if you block the air flow around the unit it may not be able to aceave the low teperatur set points. hope this helped

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