Question about Freezers

1 Answer

Lemair stand up freezer not freezing what could be wrong and is it expensive to fix?

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,515 Answers

Hello, Just to let you know, that they can get expensive to repair, lets say for instance, the compressor is a burn out. The cost of the recovery of the old freon, now that the E.P.A. has stepped in making all service Tech's working on anything that contains freon to be Certified and to carry this card with us. It just depends on the problem. Condenser fan motor, Evap. motor, defrost timer, it just depends.If you're freezer is not working at all and you have power to it, no breakers are off, I would make some calls to get estimates on having a tech come out to have a look. Watch the charges, such as the cost of the trip charge out, some places stopped doing this as I have due to our economy to save my customers, so check this. Consider the age of you're Freezer, would it be worth it to you to spend an hour to have them diagnose the problem? If its the compressor, it would be wise to think about upgrading, just depending on the age.Condenser fan motor and the Evaporator motor, thermostat, defrost timer, Ect.would be worth if the price of parts were good.Keep in mind, that they buy at whosale and can mark up the price's above 110%! I am just giving you some food for thought, the age of the unit, and it shouldn't take them more than 45min. to an hour to find this problem. At that time, you can compare this to the cost, the repair warranty they will give you and so on.Just take all of this into consideration, as I have seen this so many times in my line of work, that if the unit is more than lets say 12 years of age, and say the compressor dies, replace the Freezer as what will fail next? I am sorry for the long explanation, I just want you to understand, and want to save you those hard earned dollars in our time of need. Good Luck, and Sincerely,
PS Please keep me updated, as I would like to know the out come.I hope I have been of some help to you.

Posted on Nov 17, 2009


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

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

a 6ya expert can help you resolve that 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.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


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



Related Questions:

1 Answer

I've got a proline Freezer and the red warning light is on..and is not freezing if it neededgas is it expensive.

how much is everything in your freezer worth???or how much will you be putting in your freezer worth??? it is cheaper to fix the freezer than losing all that money on food

May 30, 2015 | Freezers

4 Answers

I have a Lemair FR 120V freezer and I need to know what the buttons inside the freezer represent,

Could anybody please tell me what the colored bottons for this freezer mean. I just got one second hand, plugged it in and there is a red light on. There is also a botton with an S and a circle with a line. I'm guessing that might be on botton but I don't know for sure. It hanks to anyone willing to help!! :)

Nov 05, 2010 | Freezers

1 Answer

Freezer started emitting a chemical smell and food is thawing.

if its a sweet sickly smell then its possibly just a relay thats burnt out,should be cheap enough to replace,its the call out thats the killer.

Mar 11, 2010 | Frigidaire 20.6 cu. ft. / 583 liter...

1 Answer

Freezer is not freezing

enter model number and check if compressor is hot after running for a period of time haundi24

Oct 26, 2009 | Freezers

1 Answer

Plugged in freezer after standing 3 days unplugged compressor ino

That sizzling noise i suspect is either the compressor overload or start capacitor burning out .
You need to look in connection box on side of compressor,the relay should just pull off once cover is off.BEWARE even with the freezer unplugged there is a charged capacitor connected inside this box and will give you a nasty shock should you touch it! with insulated pliers touch all terminals to each other and earth to make sure capacitor is discharged .You should be able to get astart capacitor and overload from local repair shop there not expensive if this doesn't fix it the compressor is possibly locked up and will need replacing

Oct 05, 2009 | Kenmore 20.3 cu. ft. / 575 liter Upright...

1 Answer

New 3.6 Danby freezer not freezing

maybe you should go with a different brand???

Feb 04, 2009 | Danby 3.6 cu. ft. / 102 liter Chest...

1 Answer

Used freezer won't freeze food

If the compressor is running and it still doesn't cool, it is probably leaking freon. If this is a frostless model there are other minor things that can go wrong. This usually shows up on a freezer that has recently been moved or hasn't been used for a time. This is almost never worth fixing as even if you fix it you can't ever completely trust it again. The food inside is usually worth far more than the freezer and most homeowners insurance doesn't cover it anyway.

Jun 30, 2008 | Freezers

Not finding what you are looking for?
Freezers Logo

Related Topics:

242 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Freezers Experts

Dennis Boxerman

Level 3 Expert

1144 Answers


Level 2 Expert

382 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides