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Is manual freezer suppost to be warm on both sides , and it seems to run a lot shut off 5 runs again

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If you have a condenser fan, it's probably not running. It's the fan underneath near the compressor and blows the heat off the condenser coils. It should run when the compressor runs. It should spin freely when you turn it and if there is voltage to the fan plug it should be running.

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Testimonial: "would that cause freezer to run for long pereiods before shutting off?thanks ill see if i can check fan .thank you "

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