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My reset button on my chest Ken more freezer keeps going off. Push reset it stops then hours later goes off again

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There is an excessive current draw. The compressor is the first thing to check, then the inside and outside fan motors. If there is a strip defrost heater element that has gone bad, that will do it too.

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