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Fridge "runs" constantly

Does this unit ever shut off or is the motor/condensor/heaters, etc. running all the time?

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  • Anonymous Jul 19, 2008

    Same problem, motor runs constantly--frig/freezer temp. runs extremely hot--and when your feel sides of frig, it's very hot to the touch. Our electricity usage is enormously hotter than years past for July!

  • logcabin1 Jul 31, 2008

    same problem as described by the two of you.. Just as started on July 30th 2008. Did you find solution? Please post.

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Unit should shut off when temperature reached ie compressor and fan stop.
condensor is just a grid of pipework
heater only comes on when in defrost cycle

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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