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Hello, I have a GE upright 16.7 freezer.Model#FUF17DRWH. The compressor runs probely about 80% of the time.The door is closed with agood seal.Temp setting is at 1 the hottest setting.However it does turn off.Any advice on why it runs so much. Thanks for your time. Cliff

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