Question about Kenmore 14.1 cu. ft. / 399 liter Upright Freezer 24422

1 Answer

Kenmore upright freezer

Freezer is about 6 years old and kicks on for about 5 seconds and then shuts off repeats every 2-3 minutes any ideas?  model # 253 20402000

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

I like pizza

Posted on Aug 19, 2013

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 62 Answers

SOURCE: Kenmore Upright Freezer Model 253-9280810

is it possible the door has not been closed at some point?
If so they can build up with ice in the evaporator which the defrost system cannot handle....Try a manual defrost.
Depending on where the unit is installed high ambient temperature can drop the internal temp enough to set the alarm off though they will still freeze sufficiently

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

aborcass
  • 2651 Answers

SOURCE: Freezer runs constantly

not necessarily, is it maintaining temp? all food staying frozen? especially ice creams if stored in there. most newer freezers displace the heat generated while cooling the food through copper lines running through sides of unit, helps to cut down on air temp differences between the inside (0 degrees) and outside temp to prevent moisture and possible condensation causing premature rusting of unit

Posted on Mar 03, 2008

mikeh77586
  • 9 Answers

SOURCE: Kenmore Upright Freezer compressor running 6 seconds every minute

Usually the compressor runs pretty warm anyway. However if you think it's too hot I would start with the condenser coils located either under the unit or on occasion they are located on the back. The air flow across these coils as well as the airflow around the compressor must be maintained. I forgot to ask if the condenser fan is running. Check and make sure that the Fan is running and the air flow is good. Also, When you transported the unit did you move it standing vertically like it normally stands or did you lay it on its side. If you transported the unit on its side you must wait a minimum of 24 to 48 hours prior to start up or the unit could be ruined permanently. The refrigerant has to be utilized through the compressor as a gas. If the unit is on its side liquid refrigerant could be introduced into the compressor and can cause permanent damage. If this is the case I recommend that you turn the unit off at once and wait the 36 hours for the Refrigerant to settle then try it again. This transportation rule applies for any appliance That uses refrigerant, Air Conditioners etc. These units are not that hard to diagnose. The only other item that is usually a problem is the defrost timer. It is not very expensive and can also cause some of the same symptoms that you are eluding to. The defrost timer allows the freezer to periodically shut down to prevent the buildup of frost or ice on he evaporator coils and on the inside the unit. If it is defective, then the unit will either run all the time and cause the evaporator coils to freeze up or will not allow the compressor to switch on and it will not freeze like it should.

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

kachbibi1
  • 979 Answers

SOURCE: problem with upright freezer not freezing

It sounds like the unit is low on freon or the compressor is going bad. You have several other components that could be affecting this as well. Make sure the coils are free from dust and clean underneath. This is a bit premature for you to have problems now, especially since it is a Sears product.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

  • 6 Answers

SOURCE: My kenmore frostless 16 upright freezer alarms

kenmore elite, alarm kept going on and b flashed on and off. I finaly figured out on bottom of freezer there is a battery door open it and change 9v. thats it,

Posted on Jun 14, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

My freezer start only a few sec. After 10minutes start again


Roy,
Sounds like something is causing your compressor to kick the overload. It could be the overload itself or it could be the start relay or it could be a locked compressor. Probably best to call a service tech.

Apr 29, 2015 | Freezers

1 Answer

I have a woods freezer model # V17NAB I defrosted it and after all cleaned ou I plugged it back in. The compressor kicked on but shut back off about 30 Seconds later and will not stay running. It turns...


Hi,

Many times a freezer and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many other things that can go wrong.


If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

Check out these tips that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

Refrigerator Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair

Refrigerator Troubleshooting Refrigerator Compressor

Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay


Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold

heatman101

Nov 22, 2010 | Woods Freezers

1 Answer

Freezer runs for 2 seconds then stops, and runs this cycle.


Good day,
The shut off is due to the protective overload mounted on the side of the compressor to shut it down, if it can't start.
On the side of the compressor is a cover box that contains the overload device, a start relay, and on some models, a start/run capacitor.
These items can to a degree tested with an ohm meter, but it is wiser to take them to an appliance parts house for testing.
If any are found defective, replace them. If not, the compressor has failed internally and needs to be replaced. Close to $400.00 if not more.

Feb 06, 2010 | Freezers

1 Answer

Side by side fridge not cooling, not making ice


if it seems like the evaporator is getting cold then your sealed system should appear to be ok. you need the evap fan to transfer cold air into fresh food section. if not turning u need to replace fan motor. make sure your not getting to much frost build up on the evap.

Jun 24, 2009 | Frigidaire Freezer Refrigeration White...

1 Answer

Frigidaire Chest 5 cu ft Making Fan noise & will not turn on...6 yrs old.


at 6 years old it certainly aint new!
from what you describe, sounds like a compressor fault

Oct 09, 2008 | Frigidaire 13.7 cu. ft. / 388 liter...

1 Answer

Is Freezer Motor On The Outs?


The over current protection relay needs to be checked out. Usually it is mounted on the compressor or nearby. Unplug before attempting repair.

Aug 04, 2008 | Kenmore 13.7 cu. ft. / 388 liter Upright...

2 Answers

FREEZER ALARM WILL NOT SHUT OFF


Use a freezer thermometer and tell me the actual temperature. Or at least store some ice cream and see if it stays brick hard. Unless I have some idea of the actual temp I can't tell if defective freezer or alarm

May 11, 2008 | Kenmore 16.7 cu. ft. / 473 liter Upright...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kenmore 14.1 cu. ft. / 399 liter Upright Freezer 24422 Logo

272 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Freezers Experts

Charles T Nevin
Charles T Nevin

Level 3 Expert

4070 Answers

AJMAL KHAN

Level 2 Expert

384 Answers

christian nielsen

Level 3 Expert

358 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Freezer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...