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#1 Posted : Friday, November 10, 2017 6:28:48 AM(UTC)

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I have done all the repair diagnostics with regards to the Thermostat and Defrost heater. The freezer runs continuously. I have pulled the panel off the inside and noticed that after running for 4 hours that the top 1/3 of the coils have frost while the lower half is clear. The defrost heater did not feel warm however the thermostat was allowing voltage to the heater. Both had continuity. Could this be the result of a small leak in the system ? Or am I not checking it right? Door switch and gasket all were fine. Thanks
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#2 Posted : Friday, November 10, 2017 10:26:19 AM(UTC)

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The coils should have a light coating of frost all the way down. It sounds like your sealed system isn't sealed anymore. Its usually very hard to find leaks and seal them, not to mention very expensive.
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