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My kenmore freezer model 25324082102 has an alarm going off and it appears that the food items are starting to defrost. I can't find my manual and I'm not sure what the alarm is for. Any assistance

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SOURCE: Kenmore model 2539280412 upright freezer alarm keeps going off

might have a defrost problem check to see if it is building up with on the back panel if it is you need a defrost timer or limiter or heater or fan

Posted on Aug 29, 2007

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SOURCE: THE ALARM LIGHT HAS COME ON HOW DO I RESET

When it is fixed and the temperature goes back down it will automatically go off.

If it's stuck trying unplugging for 10 minutes and then plug back in to reset. If it has a battery backup take out battery.

Inside the door near top there is sometimes instructions to hold the button for 3 seconds to reset or unlock controls (on modern Frigidaires and some Kenmores).

Posted on May 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Can't get alarm to turn off while temperature stabilizes

My wife solved it for me :-) You turn the alarm off with a switch at the bottom. The alarm turns off, but the light stays red for another 4 hours. After that the red light goes off too, and you can turn the switch back on without the alarm going off, if the freezer is back to operating temp.

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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SOURCE: temp alarm on freezer alarming.

that's the same problem i incurred, i replaced the thermostat and the fan. seems to be working fine.

Posted on Feb 25, 2010

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SOURCE: Temperature Alarm beeping/buzzing Kenmore Freezer 26041

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Is your circulating fan working?
It may be slowing down.
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Posted on Apr 21, 2010

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Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.
There are 12 midelos that fall under the model number you passed. I will cite EV171NYMQ05 as a reference model number via this link:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5140769

The freezer fan should be on anytime the compressor is on. If there is an ice block built up on the evaporator coils it can lock the fan blade in place via the ice build up. Additionally... if the fan motor bearings are dry or coated with sludge this too can prevent the fan motor from operating. The fan motor is item 3 this link: http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5140769&diagram_id=28174432#d28174432

Detail views:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/Appliance-Parts/whirlpool-motor-evap-item-number-ap4539455.aspx

To check the can motor all that is required is a simple continuity check across the 2 connector wires. You should read under 480 ohms.

If you discover that the fan blades are encased in ice... do a manual defrost: (be ready to tend to a water mess)
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After the 2 hour manual defrost period plug in the unit and test to see if the fan motor is running.
If it is running you may have an automatic defrost problem causing the ice build up. On a freezer the ice build up will start again if there is an automatic defrost problem in 3 - 5 days. Until the automatic defrost problem is corrected you will end up doing the manual defrost routine described above everytime you have improper cooling problems.

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Check the fan motor for continuity... if you attempt to lubricate it which is very difficult on this fan motor make sure you use paraffin based "Turbine oil" and not a regular household or automotive oil. Using any other oil will cause the fan to stop working in as little as 30 days.
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