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Frigidaire upright model #MFU20F3GW8- Food not freezing

We got this freezer in 2000. Recently, it started to "lose" it's freezing ability. The meats stayed frozen for a couple of weeks, while the veggies and fruits turned soft. Now everything is refrigerator cold, not freezer cold. What could be wrong. The freezer runs and is cool. The temp is turned up. There is no frost or ice forming anywhere. The door closes all the way, however when it was freezing better, the seal "sounded tighter". It's easier to open the door now whereas before we had to give it a firm pull on the handle. Please, if it is a problem with any kind of gauge or light or fluid, could you please tell us where to find these on the freezer. Thanks

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  • Woody26764 Mar 06, 2009

    My freezer just developed the same problem. Were you able to fix yours? If so, how did you do it? Thanks in advance.

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Check and clean the air cooled condenser for dust and dirt. Check and make sure the fan in back, on the bottom behind a removable panel, is operating. After cleaning the condenser replace the panel.
Also you stated there is no frost anywhere. Did you check the back wall of the freezer for frost buildup. If not check it and if there is frost there your defrost system is not working and the frost has stopped air circulation.

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

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