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Model FFC1524DWO chest freezer wont defrost

Would like to know how to fix my freezer. It wont defrost?

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dididsaythat
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SOURCE: chest freezer

Need to find out IF the compressor is running or not.. thats the frist thing to do.

Posted on Sep 20, 2007

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do you have voltage at the compressor? if not you have an open circuit or bad t-stat. if voltage is present and compressor is not running you have a bad start device or bad compessor. if voltage present and compressor runs you have a refrigeration issue get a new freezer.

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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SOURCE: freezer/kenmore

the settings usually are:
off - on - superfreeze. you just want "on"

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

barkencoa
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SOURCE: red light on not cold enouth

The red light bis indicating that the temp is too high, if you can ,turn the thermostat to a colder setting, if this makes no difference, then you have a serious problem, you will have to call an engineer.
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Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Kelvinator chest freezer not freezing

SUM HUSBAND. call the handyman N-E-WAY

Posted on Jun 09, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a GE chest freezer model# FCM5HDMBWH.

Believe it or not , your refrigerator actually goes into a defrost cycle once every six or eight hours depending on what defrost cycle timer your unit has . Each time it enters the defrost cycle , the timer will keep it there for 30 minutes or so . Then , the timer turns off the defrost mode and turns the refrigerator mode back on . If your unit is defrosting too long I would suspect that your timer needs to be replaced . It is probably getting stuck in between the defrost and normal operation switch point . As the motor stalls in this position , eddie currents buildup in the motor which causes it to get hot and the heat is allowing whatever is stalling the motor to soften up enough to allow the motor and timer un-stall and then everything starts working again . I would replace the timer first as it is easy to get to and relatively inexpensive . The timer is located in the refrigerator compartment close to the control for your temperature setting in most cases . Look up your model at Sears parts direct.com and view the diagrams to locate where the timer is using their diagrams . It is called defrost control timer or defrost timer control . It is very easy to replace in most cases.

Posted on Oct 27, 2010

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Hello,I defrosted my electrolux chest freezer and now problem is power is on but not freezing,alarm light keeps coming and keeps bleeping every 2 minutes and goes off and on


Is the compressor running? if it is running, but there is no cooling, it is time to buy a new freezer.
If the compressor is NOT running, I would suspect the compressor start relay.
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Does the kenmore cold spot chest freeze model 253.8193610 have a defrost timer


Chest freezers don't normally self defrost. They just freeze. To defrost them, you must shut them off.

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I was just given a ge chest freezer model # cb10 dk serial number vv186793. i cleaned it up and plugged it in about 5 minutes later it started buzzing . i turned the control to the lowest setting (0). and...


switch on and leave it to freeze.approx 24hours.buzzing could be compressor working overtime to get cold.or in fact the freezer is not on a level surface.

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I have a Kenmore chest type frost free freezer


I am not aware of a chest freezer that is auto defrost.Go ahead and defrost it like you would any chest freezer. Eric

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Need -20 degrees Celsius...Will this brand get there?


If all is ideal maybe -10 an occationally -15 and this is F considerable coolder than -20C. ALSO fyi a chest freezer will stay at or below these temps better than an upright and especially a self defrosting model. Because a chest freezer you dont loose all the cold air when you open the door. TYhey are not made in auto matic defrost as far as I know (never have seen one but then I havent been looking for one either. An up right freezer can be manual defrost or automatic. but the cold air falls ouit every time the door is opened.

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General electric 5.0 chest freezer has water coming all over the floor.


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Two things to check without knowing the model number.

It is possible the drain plug was left out or not inserted correctly after defrosting and it is leaking..

Also there is sometimes an evaporator pan with a heater element on the bottom. If the heater element failed the evaporator pan would overflow.

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Make sure everything is working, I.E. compressor, fans. Now I need to know if the freezer shuts off at 14 degrees, or does it continue to run without making temp. If it shuts off, then the first place to look is the thermostat. It may be out of calibration. If it continues to run, then the solution may be as simple as cleaning the condenser coil. or the defrost has malfunctioned somehow. Defrost probleams will cause excess ice on the inside coil. You may need to remove the panels to see how much ice is on it. It sounds like the compressor is good, as it is pretty cold. Just not cold enough. A deep freeze should be at least 0.

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