Question about Kenmore 7.5 cu. ft. / 212 liter Upright Freezer 24701
I am moving to Europe were the power is 220V-50Hz. The specs on the compressor show it will operate at either 115V-60hz or 110V-50hz. Can I safely & efficiently run the freezer using a step down voltage transformer?
Step Down Voltage Converters You can use this link to find a converter that should work. There are several other sites as well. You need to get a converter with enough wattage capacity to operate the freezer. I recommend you get one with a somewhat higher wattage rating than the freezer's wattage rating. For instance if the freezer is rated at 700 watts, I would get at least a 1000 watt converter. Good Luck !!! and Bon Voyage !
Posted on Mar 30, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
you have a refrigeration issue partner let her go 16 yrs. is good service you can replace it for 3 to 5 hundred the repair will be that IF you can find someone with the r-12. don't go for a top it off and go deal the food you lose is to expensive for that to be economical.
Posted on Apr 23, 2008
SOURCE: freezer fan on compressor off
They make generic "compressor packs" to solve these. Your capacitors and relay and parts that support the compressor operation went out.
If you're really really like just the temp overload switch went and you can jumper bypass it. It usually looks like a piezo electric type of disc connected right onto the comp case itself.
But you're right with the DT, the motors go out on them a lot. They are usually for 4/6/10/12 hours depending on make and model. Sometimes the contacts go So if you could isolate them... they're on the larger side and will go from the power to the compressor. Use a jumper and test for a complete circuit to the plug and through the compressor before trying it.
By law all freezers and ovens have to have a schematic diagram on them. Often it it in a little plastic package and sometimes just wallpapered to the inside of a large piece of sheetmetal in back.
Good that you know how to use a meter!
Posted on Jul 14, 2010
As the weather is getting warmer for many people their 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 this tip 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...
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Posted on Aug 20, 2010
Hi, Yes, it sounds like you are low in charge...
Here is a tip that I wrote about how to add refrigerant to a air conditioner or cooling system
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Posted on Dec 26, 2010
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