Freezer will not stay cold. Last week interior temp came up but went back down on its own (no foods had been added to the freezer at the time to cause the temp increase). This morning, everything is thawed/melted. No other obvious symptoms. Freezer is running, air is circulating, seals are good, just won't maintain temp. Any and all suggestions welcome. Freezer has been very reliable to this point.
I have an upright freezer which temp was unstable. The coils were frosted up, and the circulating fan was unable to pull air across the cooling fins.I defrosted the unit, cleaned it up, and turned it back on. Worked fine until it frosted up again. The unit was a no frost model. I had to have it serviced, and one of the defrost sensors was bad. No problems since this was fixed.
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Hi Robert, sounds like the unit is not defrosting.
Try this to indicate defost issues.
1. relocate food in the freezer, turn the unit off for 2 days and leave the door open, this will allow total defrost.
2. clean, then restart unit with door closed, after and every 2 hours check temp, I feel you may find it will get to its operating temp reasonably fast and should stay there.
If this is the case, I suspect the defrost heater element has failed and needs replacing, this is the most common cause of your type of issue.
Hope that helps and please dont forget to vote. Regards Russ
i think its tempretor sensor /thermostat problem please try to find thermostat needele and keep in right position , and check its tempretor satting if it,s need to reset please reset it . i hope after that it will working good. if not please try to contect your freezer maintanance perssonel for repair/reset your freezer .
Do you have the complete model number from the tag on the freezer, it should be either on the bottom rail visible with the door open or on the side wall near the front. I am trying to look this up to see if it is an automatic defrost model, if so you may need to do more than just unthaw and adjust
It is probably the control board and since it's new it's still under warranty so a certified Frigidaire repair man will fix it without charge. There should be a telephone number with the paperwork you received when you bought it.
a freezer is just a heat pump . from inside the freezer to the garage . the first law of thermodynamics says heat travels from a hotter to a colder surface . it could just be the cold how much are we talking?
you have a refrigeration issue partner let her go 16 yrs. is good service you can replace it for 3 to 5 hundred the repair will be that IF you can find someone with the r-12. don't go for a top it off and go deal the food you lose is to expensive for that to be economical.