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I wolud like to modify my Kenmore chest freezer to -40F.

I have KenmoreElite chest freezer model # 253 16092100 and there is a digital display in handle, capable of -10 F to -20 F. I want to modify to -40 F .I think it need R404A refrigerant and special thermostat. I don’t know it is correct or not. I’m wondering what type of thermostat can be used and where I can buy it. I need some advices please.
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The amount of coolant is not the issue, its strictly a thermostat issue,WOW -40 though i dont know where youd geta thermo to go that low. def not in ANY residential/local appliance outlet

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