20 Most Recent Whirlpool 20 cu. ft. / 566 liter Upright Freezer EV201MWH Questions & Answers

That appears to be a temperature alarm with that model.

Whirlpool EVL201NXRQ04 Use Care Manual

Manual has telephone numbers for support.

Whirlpool 20 cu.... | Answered on Feb 06, 2018

Your freezer has a drain that leads to the exterior drain pan beneath the unit. Occasionally this drain can become clogged resulting in standing water inside your freezer,due to line freeze over. In the freezer, standing water will become ice and may result in defrost problems or inadequate coldness.

You will need to Clear the drain by forcing a solution of water and bleach or water and baking soda into the drain line with a basting syringe. If the solution will not flow through, slide a length of ¼ inch flexible tubing into the drain tube to push the clog through to the drain pan. Remove the tubing after clearing the clog. This will correct the issue.

Whirlpool 20 cu.... | Answered on Jun 23, 2012

It is possible to cause an air lock when moving an appliance by tilting it and then not allowing the refrigerent to settle before switching on. Try unplugging it and laying it on its side for a couple of minutes, then put it upright and leave it for 6 hours to settle, then plug it in again.

Whirlpool 20 cu.... | Answered on Mar 31, 2012

It's usually up for colder and down for warmer and off. The off will be on the warm side.

Whirlpool 20 cu.... | Answered on Apr 20, 2011

The drain for the water to get away when defrosting is frozen shut...
Checkout this tip to help you..

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Whirlpool 20 cu.... | Answered on Aug 05, 2010

Most likely the drain (located behind the lower panel rear wall) is obstructed. You will want to clear out the ice build up and use a turkey baster with hot water to clear the frozen drain tube.

Whirlpool 20 cu.... | Answered on Jun 12, 2010

It might be the compressor making the noise.If it is,the compressor will start/stop frequently.This means that it is tripping on overload due to mechanical damage.Only way to solve this prolem is to replace the compressor (if the freezer is still in a good condition).


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Whirlpool 20 cu.... | Answered on Apr 02, 2010

use a vacuum food seal bag system.works for me...

Whirlpool 20 cu.... | Answered on Feb 11, 2010

I had a similar problem yesterday. I woke up and the freezer was not working anymore. It would make a buzzing noise and then it would click and shut off. I looked online for some possible solutions. Here is what I did:
I unplugged the fridge. I pulled it out and took off the cardboard backing. I used an air compressor to blow out all of the dust and dirt that had accumulated on the condenser coils. A shop-vac just wasn't powerful enough to pull out all of the dust/dirt. After that, I plugged it back in....and the same thing was happening. It would buzz, and then it would click off. I figured out that the "click" was coming from a starter relay (a small plastic piece attached to the big black compressor). I detached the plug from the relay and then detached the relay from the compressor. The relay was burned out. It turns out this is a common problem with the relay. I replaced the relay for $50 (from an appliance parts store) and put the whole thing back together in about 10 minutes.
I plugged the fridge back in and the compressor started, and now the freezer works better than other. I saved about $400 doing it myself, all in about one hour. And better yet, my wife was very impressed. Not bad for a doctor.

Whirlpool 20 cu.... | Answered on Jul 04, 2009

Either your defrost timer, defrost heater or defrost thermostat has failed. All parts are located behind the lower back panel inside the freezer. Most likely are the defrost heater and defrost thermostat.

Whirlpool 20 cu.... | Answered on Jun 09, 2009

Hi, this is a high temperature beep and the reason for this is that the thermostat has become unstable. it is unable to read the temp at this time. replacing the thermostat will fix this issue... but before that i wud check the temperature sensor... if that seems ok.... i ll go for replacing the thermostat..... if ur not experienced at doing this job... i wud recommend u to get a local repair guy to do it for u..... 
good luck and stay safe.....
thank you

Whirlpool 20 cu.... | Answered on Jun 07, 2009

The more snowflakes, or the larger they are, the colder.

The manual states.

Adjusting the temperature control

Turn control to a higher number for colder

Turn control to a lower number for less cold

The manual is here


Whirlpool... | Answered on Jul 05, 2019

The door switch or door module is defective. or the door is not fully closed

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