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Have frigidaire freezer...not freezing food,,,food thawing....but still running....should switch at bottom is off....if ytou turn it on, it buzzes. FOOD THAWING!

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Hello,

The first thing I would do is to check the compressor and the condenser fan. Remove the cover on the back of the fridge and check how hot is the compressor? Is the condenser fan turning well? Also check the condenser coil under the fridge, it is very possible it needs cleaning.
If the condenser fan is not working properly then it has to be replaced.

ALSO NOTE THAT
You need to check the temperature settings and see if there is enough air flow in the refrigerator and freezer. You need to check for air flow restrictions in the vents and clean the compressor coils. The door seals, door switch, defrost heater and timer has to be checked. Also clean the clogged drain tube and refrigerant leak.

If you have try all of the above and it is not working in such case you need a certified technician to fix a leak and to charge the system.
Good luck.

Posted on Jul 07, 2010

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