Freezer works but doesn't get cold.


I have a small chest freezer (8cf i think) that is two years old. It doesn't get cold at all, although the compressor works and the pipes accumulate ice.
Anyone have an idea as to why it won't freeze?
tia.
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I have a small chest freezer (8cf i think) that is two years old. It doesn't get cold at all, although the compressor works and the pipes accumulate ice.
Anyone have an idea as to why it won't freeze?
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On 28 Nov 2006 11:50:14 -0800, snipped-for-privacy@istop.com wrote:

Defrost cycle is stuck on, the door leaks, you're low on coolant, the drain plug is open, or you're not waiting long enough.
Does it run continuously, or start and stop?
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Goedjn wrote:

Don't know if defrost is stuck on. It run constantly with white frost/ice buildup on pipes. It's in a house (room temp) Door leaks?... what do you mean by this?
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some of these newer appliances are not designed to work at cold room temperatures. what does the operating manual say about this?
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Uh, if it was working, wouldn't it get cold?
Steve
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Steve B wrote:

Ya. But not just the pipes in the back:)
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1) Let it run over n ight. Some times refrig and freezers take some time to get going. 2) Likely low on freon. At this point, it may be worth calling an appliance repairman to recharge it, or it may be cheaper to buy a new one.
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