FRIGIDAIRE UPRIGHT FREEZER ONLY 2 BOTTOM SHELFS FREEZING
MY FREEZER IS ONLY 6 YRS OLD AND ALL OF A SUDDEN ONLY THE BOTTOM 2 SHELFS FREEZER THE TOP TWO ARE COLD BUT NOT FREEZING, SHOULD I JUNK IT? THE WARRANTY IS UP EXCEPT FOR THE COMPRESSOR BUT THE COMPRESSOR SEEMS TO WORK AND IT DOESN'T LOOK LIKE ANYTHING IS DIRTY IN THE BACK OR UNDERNEATH.
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Re: FRIGIDAIRE UPRIGHT FREEZER ONLY 2 BOTTOM SHELFS...
Someone suggested to me the other day to put weter foods closer to the top the ones with dripin water and more solids down at bottom they said this changes the climate inside to be more economical
im just passing this info cause ive never had or been in contact with a upright freezer
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Just had this issue. Freezer is packed usually & suspected airflow. Emptied bottom 2 shelves & vent strip was solid frost. Bottom 2 shelves were filled w/ solid roasts & other solid large items. Used blowdryer & currently waiting to see if it begins freezing top shelf.
We ahve a two year old Frrigidaire Freezer. every year same time it seems to correct itself(?), like self defrosting etc, and takes a long time come back to its cooling level. This is made in brazil G series. Please help.
If your freezer is six years old the compressor warranty is also over. Sounds as though the system has lost its refrigerant charge. A refrigerant leak in these smaller units is difficult to locate and somewhat expensive to repair. Your choice.
First is freeze up. This happens when too much humidity gets into the unit from the air and forms ice on the coils. Defrost the unit using warm air or leave it open and off for two days.
Problems that cause this: high humidity, 'window shopping', unit not left closed or bad gasket. If the gasket looks damaged, it will need to be replaced. Gaskets that have accumulated dirt don't seal. Use a mild cleaner to fix this. If you have doubts about an area where the seal is questionable...use a sheet of paper about 2-3 inches wide, close the door and pull it through. No resistance indicates a poor seal.
Make sure you clean out the condenser...the coils where the heat is rejected by the unit.
It is possible that you have refrigerant or defrost timer issues. To check for low refrigerant, start the unit after defrosting it. Note that the larger pipe attached to the big black thing....the compressor...will start to frost. It should then start to form ice while the unit is running...about 5 minutes. If the frost stays and the pipe is not REALLY cold, you have a problem with refrigerant. Sealed units are warranted for 5 years. Defrost timer issues are best left to a tech.