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Kenmore chest freezer 253.9137180 stopped working. Light is on.

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SOURCE: kenmore chest freezer power problem

Try to unplug the the unit power supply to reset the error. But if the error persist you have to call for a qualified technician,

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore 23.1 cf Chest Freezer not cooling below 14F

Make sure everything is working, I.E. compressor, fans. Now I need to know if the freezer shuts off at 14 degrees, or does it continue to run without making temp. If it shuts off, then the first place to look is the thermostat. It may be out of calibration. If it continues to run, then the solution may be as simple as cleaning the condenser coil. or the defrost has malfunctioned somehow. Defrost probleams will cause excess ice on the inside coil. You may need to remove the panels to see how much ice is on it. It sounds like the compressor is good, as it is pretty cold. Just not cold enough. A deep freeze should be at least 0.

Posted on Feb 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore Chest Freezer

It might be freezing normally but that doesn't mean that compressor's motor isn't overheating due to lack of freon or mechanical problems on motor itself. Better not risk a fire and let someone experienced check the compressor's motor. Overheating is never a good sign.

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Chest freezer - hose adaptor?

That would depend on the size of the freezer. If it's a compact 5-7 cubic feet, then its not necessarily needed, but if it is a large freezer I would recommend buying the hose adapter. The basic function for the hose adapter is draining the water after defrosting the freezer.

So if it's a large freezer that will not be moved, then YES by all means, you need the adapter.

Posted on Nov 21, 2008

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SOURCE: my kenmore freezer does not turn on at all

u either need a new thermostat or your compressor is dead

Posted on May 02, 2009

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I have a Kenmore 5 cu ft freezer that won't come on. I've checked the plug in and it works fine. Where would I start looking for the problem????


If, by plug in you mean the socket, then you need to check the fuse in the power plug next.
At the very lease there should be some light on the unit that illuminate even if it does not FREEZE.
If the compressor comes on wait to see if there is any drop in temperature. then it is possible the fuse was faulty.

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Try to unplug the the unit power supply to reset the error. But if the error persist you have to call for a qualified technician,

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Remove the panel covering the compressor. Remove the relay plugged on the side of the compressor and shake it. If it rattles or has any burned spots it is shorted out. Try replacing it first. Make sure you replace it with the correct replacement, not a fit-all. If this is not the problem you will need to replace the compressor. If it is less than 5 yrs old the compressor should still be in warranty. If so call Sears, it will be repaired free of charge. If it is out of warranty buy a new freezer.

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