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Kenmore upright freezer - Model 253-28432800. Door ajar light is on and alarm beeps every about every minute or so. The food remains frozen, the freezer is level, the inside light does not go on. Have unplugged unit for about 5 min to reset, but light still comes on and alarm still beeps

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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

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alarm should go off when freezer reaches minus 18c or lower.

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kenmore elite, alarm kept going on and b flashed on and off. I finaly figured out on bottom of freezer there is a battery door open it and change 9v. thats it,

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