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Three scenarios come to mind.. 1) The compressor may be "done" or 2) the refrigerant has leaked out. Either way, not good news. But, it may also be 3) a "stuck" defrost timer. These are simple little clock motors that that run whenever the freezer coil is below a certain temperature. After 8 - 12 hours at a low temperature, the power is switched away from the thermostat and directed to a defrost coil located in the freezer coil compartment (usually protected behind a panel in the back of the freezer). When powered, it allows the heater to melt frost off of the coil and collect in the drip pan under the fridge. If the defrost circuit didn't run, the coil would quickly clog with ice and no cooling would occur - but the compressor would run until the defrost timer kicked in again. The timer is not heavy duty - and could be stuck in the defrost setting - preventing the compressor from running. You could press your hand against the back of the freezer and feel for heat - if found, that is likely your problem. It is also possible that the heating element has failed too, in which case no heat would be felt. Replacing the defective parts isn't brain surgery - but maybe more than a DIY project due to hazardous voltage levels (120VAC) and possible exposure to freon if the coil were to become damaged.

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