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Blauknecht freezer stopped freezing!

I have a blauknecht freezer. The freezer has stopped working and the alarm light is on. Where should I look to fix it?

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Hello,

1.check temperature setting

2.Clean condensor coil.

3.Unplug the freezer, wait two hours and plug it in. If you hear it running, a problem is causing the compressor to overheat.

4.Test temperature control.

5.Test the evaporation fan.

6.Test the defrost timer.

7.Test the compressor relay

8.Test the overload protector.

9.Test the compressor motor.

These are the areas you are to look to solve the problem.

Take care.

Posted on May 27, 2010

  • Sulaimon Jimoh Olayemi May 27, 2010

    Hello,

    Open the containing box and check to see if the fan blades are intact
    and unfrozen. Use a hair dryer to defrost the fan or use some oil to
    loosen up the fan and see if that solves the problem.

    Make sure the ice maker is running properly. The ice maker is one
    component of a freezer that malfunctions frequently, because the valve
    strainer gets clogged. To clean it, unplug and disconnect the freezer
    unit from everything and take off the water line where it goes into the
    valve. Take off the strainer and clean it with soap and water. Put the
    unit back together and see if the ice machine works again.

    Locate the condenser fan at the bottom of the refrigerator and see if
    the drain hose is damaged in any way. It is simple to replace the drain
    hose, and the part is inexpensive. If there seems to be water leakage
    under the fridge, check to see if the drain pan is broken or overturned.

    When the freezer is defrosting, sometimes the drain ports located at the
    bottom of the freezer unit get clogged. Unclog the ports using a small
    wire or solid object that won't break off inside the port. Never use
    wood, as this might break inside the drain ports and cause a bigger
    problem.

    Take care.


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