Question about Freezers
Upright freezer door was left ajar, The alarm keeps sounding, can you tell me where the reset button is located and/or how to make it stop as it is located inside a restaurant and is disruptive.
My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.
There is no reset for the alarm. The alarm goes off when you are not maintaining temperature.
During the time the door was ajar, warm air got into the freezer either icing up and locking the cooling fan or forming a block of ice on the cooling coils (Restricting cooling air flow.)
The best thing you can do, unless you want a $300.00 plus service call to defrost everything, is to turn power off to the freezer. Open the freezer door. Have plenty of old towels to soak up the water in the bottom of the freezer as it defrost.
You did not provide a model number which is located on the inside wall of the freezer. Every 8-10 hours your freezer will completely shout down for 20-30 minutes where only the light works and the defrost heater turns on. The ice build up is too much for the defrost heater to handle.
In some freezers the defrost mode is in the control board, in others it is a separate component that you can repeat trip using a flat head screw drive.
Posted on Jan 26, 2016
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Hello friend, thank you for your post!
I see that your door ajar alarm is going off when the door is closed to your Frigidaire freezer. It sounds like a possible issue with the control panel or switch. Let's perform a reset to your appliance to see if that will correct the issue. You can do that by disconnecting power from the appliance for roughly ten minutes. I hope this helps. -Matt
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Hey friend, thank you for your post!
In order to stop the door ajar alarm from beeping when the door is closed you would need to reset the alarm. If you have done that and it continues to beep it could be an issue within the switch or panel of your Frigidaire freezer. I would recommend having a professional come out to properly diagnose your appliance. -Matt
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