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Box Not cooling


I have a True GDM -23 single door frig. Here is what I know:

The compressor is working

Of the 2 lines that enter into the top coil (inside the box) the small one is getting very cold even a bit frosty. But the insulation is off in this area so im not sure that is an issue?

The fan inside the box works
Th fan below works
I have bypassed the temp control valve inside the box by linking the 2 wires that go into the back. I did this to see if it was the temp control. It did nothing to make the box cool.
Today I removed the defrost timer? Round switch about the size of a quarter in diameter and bridged these wires.

It is currently running now and I am keeping an eye on it, the compressor is ON and everything is running as it should be.

I bypassed the defrost timer thinking if this is bad it should cool right? Well Im clearly NO A/C guy so Im hoping you may suggest something else. I have a multi meeter and I am quite handy so If you could suggest systematically checking other items that would be great.

Thanks for you help

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Jumping wires out is a good way to KILL SOMEBODY!!!!! You have no idea what you are doing, PLEASE unplug it and call a refer guy.

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