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Kelvinator freezer is not freezing!

This freezer does reach freezing temperature, although it cools. Our appliance repair person cannot identify the problem, or add freon.

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You mean it cools but not as afreezer ok, rework again the system properly vaccum and slowly charge it but please watch out the proper amperage of the compressor or might be the compressor motor now is weak, how old this unit,sir.thankyou

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You did not specify which lights are on?

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Kelvinator Chest Freezer will not cool after spray painting rust spot.


Dear Landport2
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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!
You did not cause this!
Unfortunately it was so old that it probably was already on it's last legs.

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Repair or replace your appliances?

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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Follow these guidelines:

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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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