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Universal Freezer runs all the time

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Solution 1:
Temperature Control Thermostat
The temperature control thermostat directs voltage to the compressor, evaporator fan motor, and condenser fan motor. If the temperature control thermostat is not working properly, it can cause the...
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Freezer Temperature Control Thermostat
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Solution 2:
Evaporator Fan Motor
The evaporator fan motor draws air over the evaporator coils and circulates it throughout the freezer. On most refrigerators, the fan motor will not run when the door is open. Make sure that the...
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Freezer Evaporator Fan Motor
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Solution 3:
Condenser Fan Motor
The condenser fan motor draws air through the condenser and over the condenser coils. If the condenser fan is not running, check the fan blades for obstructions. Next, ensure that the blades spin...
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Freezer Condenser Fan Motor
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Solution 4:
Defrost Timer
The defrost timer turns on the defrost heater several times throughout the day to melt any frost that may have accumulated on the freezer evaporator coils. If the defrost heater does not turn on,...
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Freezer Defrost Timer
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Solution 5:
Defrost Heater Assembly
The defrost heater turns on several times throughout the day to melt away any frost that may have accumulated on the freezer evaporator coils. If the defrost heater assembly has burned out, the...
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Freezer Defrost Heater Assembly
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Solution 6:
Defrost Thermostat
The defrost heater turns on several times throughout the day to melt away any frost that may have accumulated on the freezer evaporator coils. Before the defrost heater turns on, the defrost...
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Freezer Defrost Thermostat
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Solution 7:
Condenser Coils are Dirty
If the condenser coils are located within the freezer walls, the coils do not require cleaning. However, if the condenser coils can be readily accessed from behind or under the unit, you should clean them every 6-12 months. If the condenser coils are dirty, they won’t be able to dissipate heat effectively, greatly reducing the cooling capacity of the freezer. If the condenser coils are dirty or have not been cleaned in a while, clean them.
Solution 8:
Main Control Board
Control boards are often misdiagnosed—before replacing the control board, first check more commonly defective parts. If you have determined that all of the other components are working properly,...
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Freezer Main Control Board
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Solution 9:
Sealed System Leak
If the freezer only freezes the top shelf, there may be a sealed system leak in one of the shelves. Sealed system repairs are usually cost-prohibitive. If the sealed system is leaking, you will probably need to replace the freezer.