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Freezer went into defrost mode friday evening about an hour later was showing a reasonable re freezing temp of -13 Monday morning freezer totally defrosted lost all of the food temp +13 Have checked compressor grid and it is free from all dust etc Do you think i need to get someone out to look at it

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Ofcourse you should have it checked or BUY A NEW ONE

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SOURCE: Kenmore Upright Freezer Model 253.9239780 Temp alarm, Temp rising slowly

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.

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robert samples

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SOURCE: My freezer's defrost systems runs constantly

i dont think so i would look at the compressor kicking out on thermal overload or a faulty thermostat thermostats have two settings cut in cut out your cut in could be bad and not turning the compressor on till the temp reaches melting temps now if your hearing a click buzz then you need to look at the compressor and make sure the compressor fan is running but its not a defrost promblem

Posted on Sep 11, 2008


Bruce McLeod

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SOURCE: running continuously, food defrosting

Most likely you have lost your refrigerant in a leak, since the compressor is running but not cooling.

You need to unplug and get serviced or your compressor will overheat and fail which will be much more expensive.

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Robert Moller

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Change the defrost control.

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