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Kenmore freezer quit working after power outage

We have a two year old Kenmore upright freezer that went on the blink after an extended power outage. while it's plugged in it does not make any noise and the temperature indicator displays an "E" I've tried to raise/lower the temperature to see if that would affect it and it hasn't.

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Simple stuff, you have a compressor a stat and power. check the receptacle to be sure you have 120 volts . then check the compressor with stat at max cold setting to see if you have 120 volts at compressor. if you do then compresssor is bad =new compressor or new unit. if no power to compressor then stat is bad= new stat. i always recomend new unit cause new stat or compressor wont fix a freon leak.... i have replaced a few compressors that died soon after due to a freon leak. good luck...

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