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We have a Master-Bilt DC8 Ice Cream Storage freezer. It starts gradually warming about three weeks after we defrost it. Defrosting fixes it for a short time. We've had a repairman who replaced a part and added refrigerant but the problem still persists. Any suggestions?

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Hi, It sounds to as though you may have a small refrigerant leak in the system. I wish I knew the part he replaced, it must have been in the refrigerant circuit to have to add freon, or it was low in the beginning. They are sealed systems and only require freon if they develop a leak. I think what I would recommend at this point is for them to check the charge again. If it is low, by E.P.A. law's, they need to add dye to locate and repair leaks the second time around, if it is low only. Maybe you can let me know what part was replaced, that would be somewhat helpful.
Sincerely,
Shastalaker7
PS How are you defrosting this box? Most low temperature boxes have a defrost clock on them. Yours may not.

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