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If freezer is not cooling then the chance of frost forming is also out of question. So we need to start of by checking on the prrimary component, the compressor. Make sure the speed of the motor is humming welll or check the motor capacitor. Use a clamp tester to measure the current factor to see the load. If the pumping is low then check for gas pressure in the unit. If not you will need to check why the gas leaked check the leak with compressed air pumped in and monitored.for leak.
Only then recharge and seal.
Test the motor before gas filling to confirm the performance.
Once it cools and freezes then you will need to check if the auto timer defrost works.

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