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Upright freezer I just purchased a used freezer and I am pretty sure something is wrong with it. It runs all the time, at first I thought that was natural cause we were putting fresh meat in it. But it has been weeks now and it is still running all the time. The temperature stays at 12 degrees. I tried turning it up higher and it actually heated it up so I have it on number 2 and as I said it stays at 12 degrees and runs constantly. What do you think is the problem?

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If its running all the time there is a system fault it strugles to pump gas. you will need a system tech to repair this. if it has r12 on the label afraid to say it is then scrap

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this unit must be plugged into a 120v outlet with a 15amp circuit breaker dedicated (nothing else should on this circuit) so all by itself. you have to check the voltage outlet where you plug in. you must have at least 115v or better (125v the most) if you have less then 115v it will cause damage. ok you went and checked all this out and everything is 15amp with 115v or better and it still trips breaker.
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