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Before You Call - Frigidaire FCCS071QWA Instructions Manual

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GUIDE
PROBLEM
Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you time and
expense. This list includes common occurrences that are not the
result of defective workmanship
or materials in this appliance.
CAUSE
CORRECTION
APPLIANCE
OPERATION
Appliance does not run.
• Appliance is plugged into
a circuit that has a ground
fault interrupt.
• Temperature
control is in
the "OFF" position.
• Appliance may not be
plugged in, or plug may
be loose.
• House fuse blown or
tripped circuit breaker.
• Power outage.
Appliance runs too much
• Room or outside weather
or too long.
is hot.
• Appliance has recently
been disconnected for a
period of time.
• Large amount of warm
or hot food have been
stored recently.
• Door is opened too
frequently or kept open
too long.
• Appliance door may be
slightly ajar.
• Temperature
control is set
too low.
• Appliance gaskets are
dirty, worn, cracked or
poorly fitted.
• MaxFreeze switch is "ON"
Interior appliance
• Temperature
control is set
temperature
is too cold.
too low.
• MaxFreeze switch is "ON"
Interior appliance
• Temperature
control is set
temperature
is too warm.
too warm.
• Lid is open too frequently
or kept open too long.
• Large amount of warm or
hot food have been stored
recently.
• Appliance has recently
been disconnected for a
period of time.
Appliance external surface
• The external appliance
temperature
is warm.
walls can be as much
as 30°F warmer than
room temperature.
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Use another circuit. If you are
unsure about the outlet, have it
checked by a certified technician.
See Thermostat
Setting.
Ensure plug is tightly pushed
into outlet.
• Check/replace fuse with a 15-amp
time delay fuse. Rest circuit breaker.
• Check house lights. Call local
electric company.
• It's normal for the appliance to work
harder under these conditions.
• It takes 24 hours for the appliance
to cool down completely.
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Warm food will cause appliance
to run more until the desired
temperature
is reached.
Warm air entering the appliance
causes it to run more. Open the
door less often.
See "Door Problems':
Turn control knob to a warmer
setting. Allow several hours for the
temperature
to stabilize.
Clean or change gasket. Leaks in
the lid seal will cause appliance
to run longer in order to maintain
desired temperature.
Deactivate Maxfreeze switch.
Turn control knob to a warmer
setting. Allow several hours for the
temperature
to stabilize.
Deactivate Maxfreeze switch.
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• Turn control knob to a colder
setting. Allow several hours for the
temperature
to stabilize.
• Warm air entering the appliance
causes it to run more. Open the
door less often.
• Wait until the appliance has had
a chance to reach its selected
temperature.
• Appliance requires 24 hours to cool
down completely.
• This is normal while the
compressor
works to transfer heat
from inside the appliance cabinet.
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