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I have a kenmore model 253.9280412 upright freezer. it is maintaining a temp of 28 which causes the alarm to go off. Is it possible to recharge the compresser and do you think that will make the temp go lower?

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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: Kenmore Upright Freezer Model 253-9280810

is it possible the door has not been closed at some point?
If so they can build up with ice in the evaporator which the defrost system cannot handle....Try a manual defrost.
Depending on where the unit is installed high ambient temperature can drop the internal temp enough to set the alarm off though they will still freeze sufficiently

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore Upright Freezer Model 253.9239780 Temp alarm, Temp rising slowly

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

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SOURCE: Kenmore upright freezer alarm sounds constantly

replace the battery in the grill or the hi-voltage control under the unit in the back

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore 253 9280413 freezer keeps running

The coils are embedded in the outer walls and will make the cabinet feel warm outside when the compressor is running. It needs about 4 inches of clear air space around all the outer case walls to properly get rid of its heat. If you have items stored too close to the outer walls they will act as insulation to keep heat from being dissipated. This can cause long run times.

A unit that has lost freon gas due to leakage, while unlikely, can also extend run times. Normal temperature should be about Zero when the dial is set to halfway.

Good Luck

Posted on Sep 17, 2009

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