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Avoid Service Checklist - Frigidaire CFU14M2AW6 Use & Care Manual

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Avoid Service Checklist
Before calling for service, review this list It may save you both time and
expense. This list includes common occurrences
that are not the result of
defective workmanship
or materials in this appliance.
OCCURRENCE
SOLUTION
Freezer does not run
Freezer runs too much or too long
Check
to ensure
that freezer
is not plugged into a circuit that has
ground
fault interrupt. If you are unsure
about
the outlet,
have
it
checked by a certified technician.
Temperature
control
is in the
OFF
position.
See
Setting
the
Temperature Control section.
Freezer may not be plugged in or plug may be loose. Be sure plug is
tightly pushed into electrical outlet.
House fuse has blown or circuit breaker has tripped. Check / reset
circuit breaker or replace fuse with 15 amp time delay fuse.
Power outage
Check house lights. Call local electric company.
Room or outside weather is too hot. It is normal for the freezer to work
harder under these conditions.
Freezer has recently been disconnected
for a period of time. Freezer
requires 4 hours to cool down completely.
Large amounts
of warm water or hot food have been stored recently
Warm
food
will cause
the freezer
to run more
until the desired
temperature
is reached.
Door is kept open too long or too frequently.
Warm air enters the
freezer every time the door is opened. Open the door less often.
Freezer
door
may
be slightly
open
See
OCCURRENCE
"Door
Problems"
Temperature
control is set too cold Turn the control knob to a warmer
setting. Allow several hours for the temperature
to stabilize.
Freezer
gasket
is dirty, worn, cracked,
or poorly fitted
Clean
or
change gasket. Leaks in the door seal will cause freezer to run longer
in order to maintain desired temperature.
Temperature
inside freezer are too
Temperature
control
is set too cold. Turn the control to a warmer
cold
setting. Allow several hours for the temperature
to stabilize.
Temperature
inside freezer are too
warm
Temperature
control
is set too warm.
Turn the control to a colder
setting. Allow several hours for the temperature
to stabilize.
Door is kept open too long or too frequently.
Warm air enters the
freezer every time the door is opened. Open the door less often.
Freezer
door
may
be slightly
open
See
OCCURRENCE
"Door
Problems"
Large amounts
of warm water or hot food have been stored recently
Wait
until the
freezer
has had
a chance
to reach
its selected
temperature.
Freezer has recently been disconnected
for a period of time. Freezer
requires 4 hours to cool down completely.
Temperature
of external
freezer
The exterior freezer walls can be as much as 30°F warmer than room
surface is warm
temperature.
This is normal while the compressor
works to transfer
heat from inside the freezer cabinet.
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