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7 Cu. ft. Chest Freezer Model Number FCM7DNAWH 1 year old

I just bought this freezer from a friend of mine and when they brought it to me it was cold because they had just unplugged it and brought it over to my house. I went and checked on it the next day and it was warm and I am not able to get it to come on, I know the outlet I have it plugged into works because I checked it. Please help!

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SOURCE: Chest freezer lid sticks in closed position

Yes, use silicon lubricant.

Posted on May 27, 2008


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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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SOURCE: kenmore 18 cu ft chest freezer

A chest freezer is a very simple machine. There are no fans or defrost system to cause a problem.
You need to make sure the thermostat is not turning off to soon.
If the compressor is running but it does not cool, then there is a problem with the refrigerant system.
You will want to check around with some local repair services, but about the cheapest you would have it repaired will be around $250. That is if it can be repaired at all. The majority of the refrigerant lines are inside the cabinet and unrepairable.
Post back if you have any questions.

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

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SOURCE: Can my kenmore chest freezer be in the garage during hot summers and cold winters in Minnesota?

Jeremy,

You can put a fridge/freezer in the garage. Be sure that the area is level so you don't warp the case which will cause sealing problems with the gasket. Also, clean the condenser frequently as dust and dirt will reduce efficiency.

Posted on Dec 04, 2007

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SOURCE: Outside of chest freezer gets hot

it is normal for outside to get hot. that is where the condensor coils are located. if unit is working don't worry.

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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