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Haier 5.0 cu. ft. HCM-050 not freezing

The freezer recently stopped freezing and in fact doesn't run at all. Prior to this happening there was very little frost built up on the interior or the freezer. My mechanical/electrical knowledge is somewhat limited but with the right information I have someone that could help. Thanks.

Posted by Webster Krough on

  • Webster Krough Mar 27, 2007

    Thanks, I will have someone in the industry check it out.

  • gman1 Nov 28, 2007

    Tapping the thermostat worked for me. Did you find a replacement?

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I have the same freezer and recently it quit freezing. The thermostat is my problem. I checked the power outputs to turn on the compressor and it was not there until i tapped on the thermostat. I am currently trying to find another thermostat

Posted on Oct 02, 2007

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Unfortunately this sounds pretty surely like you need to get your freezer checked for leaks and re-gassed; control on refrigerants these days makes it very difficult and probably illegal to try and do this yourself, but any refrigeration repair guy should be able to do the job. slight worry is that the compressor could have seized, but this is not so often the case, sometimes a sharp whack can unjam a compressor, but get the fridge guy to look at it if he does the gas. Hope this helps :)

Posted on Mar 15, 2007

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