Arctic Air Freezer troubleshooting

Arctic Air CF1510 Freezer troubleshooting

PROBLEMCAUSECORRECTION
Freezer does not run.• Freezer is plugged into a circuit that has a ground fault interrupt.• Use another circuit. If you are unsure about the outlet, have it checked by a certified technician.
• Temperature control is in the OFF position.• See Thermostat Settings Section.
• Freezer may not be plugged in, or plug may be loose.• Ensure plug is tightly pushed into outlet.
• House fuse blown or tripped circuit breaker.• Check/replace fuse with a 15 amp time-delay fuse. Reset circuit breaker,
• Power outage.• Check house lights. Call local Electric Company.
Freezer runs too much or too long.• Room or outside weather is hot.• It’s normal for the freezer to work harder under these conditions.
• Freezer has recently been disconnected for a period of time.• It takes 24 hours for the freezer to cool down completely.
• Large amounts of warm or hot food have been stored recently.• Warm food will cause freezer to run more until the desired temperature is reached.
• Lid is opened too frequently or kept open too long.• Warm air entering the freezer causes it to run more.
• Temperature Control is set too low.Open the lid less often.
• Freezer gasket is dirty, worn, cracked, or poorly fitted.• 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 freezer to run longer in order to maintain desired temperature
Interior Freezer temperature is too cold.• Temperature Control is set too low.• Turn the control to a warmer setting. Allow several hours for the temperature to stabilize.
Interior Freezer temperature is too warm.• Temperature Control is set too warm.• Turn control to a colder setting. Allow several hours for the temperature to stabilize.
• Lid is opened too frequently or kept open too long.• Warm air enters the freezer every time the lid is opened. Open the lid less often.
• Large amounts of warm or hot food may 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 24 hours to cool down completely.
Freezer external surface temperature Is warm.• The external freezer walls can be as much as 30°F warmer than room temperature.• This is normal while the compressor works to transfer heat from inside the freezer cabinet.
Bubbling or gurgling sound, like water boiling.• Refrigerant (used to cool freezer) is circulating throughout the system.• This is normal.
Vibrating or rattling noise.• Freezer is not level. It rocks on the floor when it is moved slightly.• Level the freezer by putting wood or metal shims under part of the freezer,
• Floor is uneven or weak. Freezer rocks on floor when it is moved slightly.• Ensure floor can adequately support freezer. Level the freezer by putting wood or metal shims under part of the freezer
• Freezer is touching the wall.• Relevel the freezer or move freezer slightly.
Moisture forms on inside freezer walls.• Weather is hot and humid, which increases internal rate of frost build-up.• This is normal.
Odors in freezer• Interior needs to be cleaned.• Clean interior with sponge, warm water, and baking soda.
• Foocs with strong odors are in the freezer.• Cover the food tightly