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Wont cool at all

My freezer is mounted in a trailer & is less than a year old-nothing comes on at all-it was working before I left the house & now nothing at all-I opened the rear panel to see if a connector had come off or for a refigerant oil leakage. please advise-thanks Neil

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  • ogata Jun 02, 2008

    No the compressor will not come on at all -almost like its not plugged in-thanks Neil

  • robert samples May 11, 2010

    is the compressor running

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On the compressor there is a device called a thermal overload its the box that plugs on the compressor it might be bad if you have a wire with two aligator clips on it you can jump the terminals on the thermostat as it may be bad if you do that and it starts then the thermostat is bad if this is a self defrost unit then find the defrost timer and turn it slowely clockwise if it starts then the timer is bad

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You said, you have a Kelvinator chest freezer, model number CFS101SM1W. This freezer is in excellent condition and was working ok. I notice that there was a rust spot on the bottom area so I decided to spray paint the entire inside with the appropriate appliance spray paint. After spray painting the freezer will not cool.

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And Unfortunately I was not able to tell you to leave it alone and not to turn it off!
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When to pull the plug on your old freezer

It nearly always makes sense to undertake simple do-it-yourself repairs,
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in the owner's manual.

Should you pay for a repair or buy a new model ?
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Follow these guidelines:

When a repair makes sense.


If your refrigerator is under warranty or less than four years old freezers),
paying for a repair makes sense.
Note that freezer under warranty might require service from a factory-authorized technician;
readers have found them on a par with independent repairers.

When a repair might be a wise choice.


If your freezer is out of warranty and is four to seven years old,
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But you might want to buy a new model even at this stage,
given that today's models are quieter and have added features.
Higher energy efficiency is another plus: Energy Star-qualified models made after April 28, 2008,
are 43 percent more efficient than conventional models built before 2001 and 56 percent
more efficient than those built before 1993.

When it pays to replace.


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Data also shows that it doesn't pay to fix a less-expensive freezer
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Thanks to better recycling programs, less than 10 percent
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Thanks for giving me the opportunity to help!
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Thank You, HUUUM




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When it pays to replace.

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Thanks to better recycling programs, less than 10 percent
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Please do not for get to give a rating before you sign off!
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