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No cooling Thoroughly cleaned the entire unit. Fan is working and there is cool air blowing, but not low enough to freeze.

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I'm not a real expert in this field, but I might as well try to help, worst case is this doesn't help you. You should try checking if the condenser and the compressor are running.

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Turn it off and leave the doors open 24 hours so that it completely defrosts. If the compressor is running and the fans are running and still not freezing after it is defrosted, you are going to need a qualified refrigerant technician to check the sealed system.
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Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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