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Check to see if fan inside freezer is running.
is the evap coil in freezer froze up ?
if fan is running and coil is froze up u need a defrost timer.

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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    jason king Sep 24, 2009

    also check the heating element for proper Resistance.

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