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Kenmore Freezer 20.3 cu.ft. won't kick on

It has power and i can hear the parts humming in the back, but it is not kicking on not even when i twist the knob on the inside to make it get colder. it's about 12 to 14 years old and has always ran reliably. i moved recently could something have jarred loose. then i had a circuit breaker pop twice in a row a couple of days ago and that's when i noticed it quit working. i could hear it kick on and kick off before. HELP ME PLEASE!!! Not a lot of money right now and if i can i'll fix it myself. i'm a single mom of FOUR GIRLS!!! AAARRRGGGHHH!!

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  • blackcolbolt Jan 05, 2008

    I had a sears Tech. look at my freezer he said i need a new compressor and it would be best to buy a new freezer, but my freezer is 8 to 9 years old and looks brand new , is there a way I can fix it myself and not buy a new one .

  • momymnster Jan 16, 2008

    i found the problem and got it fixed! it was the defrost clock on the freezer. it was getting hot and not working. new defrost clock and it works great!!! got the help from he does great work!



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Poor mom..:) You need a technician for that problem. But much better if you buy new one because your unit is already 14 yrs old the labor and parts are expensive. For this problem I think the compressor is already burned or stuck up.

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