Question about Kenmore Freezer 20.3 cu. ft. Frost Free Upright Freezer

1 Answer

The alarm keeps going off. Food is frozen fine just alarm

The alarm keeps going off, freezer is staying frozen just fine. Can hit the quick freeze or freezer alarm off button and it will stay off for awhile. The malfunction is very random. Tried to stabilize the current by plugging it into a surge protector but that doesn't seem to help. No leaks or other symptoms, just the annoying freezer alarm

Posted by kekelove4 on

Ad

1 Answer

Anonymous

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 323 Answers

That alarm is there for a reason. Grab your owner's manual and see the different things it can mean. If the gas is getting low, that could be it, and you'll want to solve it as early as you can.

Sometimes a power surge or brown out can make that alarm go off. Try unplugging it for 5 minutes.

Posted on May 12, 2009

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

No alarm sounding but red light is flashing?


Warning light (red)
If the temperature warning light (4) lights up, it
indicates that the temperature within the freezer has
reached a level where the safe food storage is no
longer ensured. When the freezer is first switched on, the warning light will stay on until the temperature has dropped to
a safe level for the storage of frozen food.

Temperature acoustic alarm
This appliance incorporates an alarm which gives off
an audible signal whenever the warning light comes
on. This signal can be temporarily stopped by
depressing the push button for fast-freezing (6).
The fast-freezing push button can be released as
soon as the warning light is off.

Open door acoustic alarm
This appliance also incorporates an alarm which
sounds if the door is left open for more than 60
seconds. The signal will be stopped when the door is
closed again.

Dado

Sep 02, 2014 | Zanussi 3.53 cu. ft. / 100 liter Upright...

1 Answer

Alarm going off and half freezer not freezing


Make sure it's not due o excessive frost buildup.

Oct 16, 2013 | Whirlpool 247 cu. ft. Upright Freezer...

1 Answer

My freezer has a different code number;ZFT710FW.I put quite a lot of food into the freezer yesterday and the alarm now keeps sounding,I have put the temperature up but the red light is still flashing...


Red Alarm Indicator Light
Under normal operating conditions, the internal temperature of the freezer will ensure the long-term conservation of the stored food. When such temperature rises above a certain level (-12 °C), the appliance will trigger an acoustic and light alarm. The light alarm is a blink red light (Red Alarm Indicator Light), while the acoustic alarm is an intermittent sound.
You can stop the acoustic alarm by pressing the Acoustic Signal Stop Switch once.

When switching on the freezer for the first time, the Red Alarm Indicator Light will blink until the internal temperature has reached a level required for the safe conservation of frozen food.

Fast Freeze function
If more than 3-4 kg of food is to be frozen:
1. Press the Fast Freeze Switch for 2-3 seconds to activate the fast-freeze function 6-24 hours before placing the fresh food in the freezer, the Yellow Fast Freeze Indicator Light will illuminate. The compressor will now run continuously, to ensure that the fresh food is frozen as quickly as possible.
2. It is possible to deactivate the function at any time by pressing the Fast Freeze Switch for 2-3 seconds.
3. Place the foods in the freezing compartments (indicated with graphics).
4. Once the food is completely frozen (it may take up to 24 hours) you can manually switch off the fastfreeze function by pressing the Fast Freeze Switch for 2- 3 seconds and the Yellow Fast Freeze Indicator light will also go out.
5. Move frozen food from the freezing compartments into the other compartments (storing compartments) to make room for another freezing.

If the Fast Freeze Switch is accidentally left on, the fast-freeze function will be automatically switched off 48 hours later. The Yellow Fast Freeze Indicator light will also go out.

I believe that you all understand. If you intend to freeze larger amount of food then certainly a few hours before some shopping switch on the fast freeze function.

Dado

Apr 26, 2013 | Zanussi ZFT710W Freezer

1 Answer

My freezer does not seem to be freezing properly. Some of the meat is staying frozen while some is getting soft. All my bread products are not freezing at all they are staying cold but soft???


THE RED WARNING LIGHT KEEPS COMING ON AND I HAVE TO KEEP PRESSING THE FAST FREEZE BUTTON, THIS IS EVERY FEW DAYS. IF I DONT NOTICE ALL THE FOOD DEFROSTS!

Mar 23, 2010 | Frigidaire 20.3 Cu. Ft. Frost-Free Upright...

2 Answers

Alarm goes off and freezer not cold


The light indicates the need for a new battery (9V)

Jul 21, 2009 | Kenmore 20.6 cu. ft. Upright Freezer 24092

1 Answer

Temp Alarm going off, when freezer seems to be cooling fine.


You need to check the temp in the freezer to make sure it's down to around 10 degrees. The alarm will go off much above that.

Jul 02, 2009 | Kenmore Freezer 20.3 cu. ft. Frost Free...

1 Answer

Freezer compressor runs steady & getting -30F


You probably have a defective thermostat or sensor for reading the temperature.

Mar 23, 2009 | Kenmore Freezer 20.3 cu. ft. Frost Free...

1 Answer

Temp alarm on freezer alarming.


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

Dec 03, 2008 | Kenmore Freezer 14.1 cu. ft. Upright...

1 Answer

Kenmore frostless 19 temp. control knob


i've pulled up the service diagram for it and there's no thermostat or temperature control but there's a limit sensor inside the freezer I'm sure that such sensor is failing and when it defrosts, it stays on to long, and the whole 15 min defrost cycles goes on causing the freezer to warm up, delaying the freezing process. I'm almost sure that the limit is going.

Jun 10, 2008 | Kenmore Freezers

2 Answers

FREEZER ALARM WILL NOT SHUT OFF


Use a freezer thermometer and tell me the actual temperature. Or at least store some ice cream and see if it stays brick hard. Unless I have some idea of the actual temp I can't tell if defective freezer or alarm

May 11, 2008 | Kenmore 16.7 cu. ft. / 473 liter Upright...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Freezers Logo

1,459 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Freezers Experts

Muntejaya Ginting
Muntejaya Ginting

Level 3 Expert

10422 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4656 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

18321 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...