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IF UPRIGHT FREEZER HAS BEEN TURNED OVER AND LOST POWER, HOW LONG DOES IT NEED TO SIT UPRIGHT BEFORE TURNING BACK ON?

UPRIGHT FREEZER WAS MOVED FROM ONE LOCATION TO ANOTHER AND THE ONLY WAY IT COULD BE TRANSPORTED WAS HORIZONTALLY.

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It Needs to be left to settle for around an hour

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The problem with laying down a fridge or freezer is the compressor lubricating oil can leave the compressor and enter the refrigerator tubing. It is best practice to allow these appliances to stand upright for a period before switching on to allow the oil to run back into the compressor.
Some people say four hours is sufficient and some say six hours. I suppose if some logic was injected into the situation it would depend of how long transportation has taken and the longer it has been horizontal the longer it should stand idle...

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Upright freezer FFU20FC4AW2

Sounds like the timer could be getting stuck and not releasing the defrost cycle

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SOURCE: Hot exerior walls in a brand new Kenmore 28042 upright freezer

There should not be a fire hazard but you should be concerned that the freezer could break down if it is not allowed to vent the heat it produces. The freezer is not intended nor designed to be enclosed The manual must indicate specifications for minimum clearances for rear, top and sides, and may even be indicated on the big yellow sticker on the inside of the door. The clearances must be respected or again, the unit will fail, and the warranty may be voided in such cases.

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SOURCE: No power while plugged

It probably has a circuit breaker located on the bottom of the fridge, behind the front filter. Also try looking inside the refridgerator side at the top. It may be red colored to indicate it is safety-related. Just push it in - but don't be surprised if it trips again.

WARNING: RESET ONLY ONCE TO AVOID A FIRE OR ELECTROCUTION SITUATION.

You may have an internal problem, in which case the freezer's circuit breaker is your best friend!

Note that the self-defrosting freezers have a timer that shuts them off periodically so they can defrost. Sometimes the timer does the defrosting in the middle of the day, giving the appearance of a failure. This could be your problem.

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SOURCE: after moving, the freezer won't turn on

dear sir /madam

i think after 10 hour journy its main supply cord (electricity) or cable has been remove from its male type plug or inside of control panel so please try to contect to your feezer maintenance personnel for reconnect it.

thank you

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SOURCE: Can I transport a woods upright freezer in a

not the best way to do it, but if you must, just when oyou getit to its final destination leave standing up for at least 24 hrs before restoring power... you dont want oils from compresoor circulating through unit.. give it the full 24 hrs

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The following is the GE moving instructions. If you have started before the 24 hour rest period and the unit had been rotated from vertical have the compressor inspected.

FREEZER MOVING INSTRUCTIONS Please use the following steps when relocating an upright or chest freezer:
  1. Disconnect the power cord from the wall receptacle.
  2. Remove the food, defrost, and clean the freezer.
  3. Use blankets to protect the freezer finish from scratches.
  4. Place the freezer on its side for moving only if you have no other choice.
  5. When transporting a freezer, keep it in an upright position. If transporting it in an upright position is not possible, lay it down on the compressor side of the unit. Be careful to secure the door to prevent it from opening.
  6. If it has been transported on its side, set it right side up in its final location and allow the freezer to sit for the same amount of time that it was on its side (24 hrs max.). Do not plug the unit into the electrical receptacle without allowing this settling time. The unit can be damaged if it is plugged in prematurely.

If the unit was transported in an upright position there is no waiting time required.


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From my understanding you have recently moved your Frigidaire freezer and it is now displaying the "OF". Normally, that stands for off you should be able to press the "Up" or "Down" arrow three times within five seconds to start your compressor. If you still need a copy of your manual could you provide me with your model number? You can locate your serial tag (which lists your model number) on the inside wall of your freezer. I hope this has been helpful. -Matt

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Sometimes they need to sit for a while after they have been moved, to allow all the refrigerant to settle back where it should be. If you had to put it on it's side / upside down to clean it, then maybe if you give it a few hours sitting upright it might start working again.

Also (I am not familiar with that exact model of fridge) are there any switches or dials that may have been moved during the cleaning process?

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