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Could be many things, the water valve could be faulty, the icemaker thermostat may have blown, the gears could be stripped.

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Mar 10, 2016


no, need more info, model serial and do you hear anything at all.

Kenmore Freezer... | Answered on Mar 10, 2016


What is the model and serial number

Kenmore Freezers | Answered on Mar 09, 2016


Your Compressor is wearing out. Better be prepared for it quitting all together

Kenmore Freezers | Answered on Mar 09, 2016


Hello Tom;



My name is Peter; I am a retired field service appliance technician.



You did not provide a model number which is located on the inside liner of the refrigerator.



If the freezer light is the only thing that works, then you are locked into the defrost mode. Every 8-10 hours your unit will shut down for about 10-20 minutes. At this time your defrost heater turns on. Thereafter, your unit restarts to cool.



Go into the following website. You will get diagrams and part numbers for your components.



Locate your defrost timer. It may be in the lower back right hand side (a metal plate with a through hole). With a flat head screw driver turn the stem one click at a time clockwise to trip the defrost timer.

Or, it may be in your control board or elsewhere.



If it is in your control board do not panic. Take the part number from the website search the internet (Buy used/remanufacture) and get the board for 40-50% less.



If it is the control board, ground yourself by touching bare metal. Static electricity will knock out a control board. Water Filters Lawn Garden Appliance Parts

Kenmore Freezers | Answered on Mar 03, 2016


check the RepairClinic site, as they indicate what may be wrong when there is a 'rattling' noise in a freezer

Kenmore Freezer... | Answered on Jan 17, 2016


Kenmore Freezer, lights on and loud buzzing sound. - Shop ...

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I have a Kenmore upright freezer model # 253.26052104 and at the bottom of the front there are two lights and an on/off rocker switch. At this time one light is ... When I attempt to turn it back on, it makes an extremely loud buzzing sound. What does that... The switch that you are describing is for the high temperature alarm.

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Kenmore freezers rocker switch related questions and answers. ... Kenmore upright Freezer 20.3 cu.ft has 2 switches on the bottom of the freezer and was making a loud buzzing sound like an alarm and the ... How to turn off the doorajar beeping on aKenmore Freeze and what is causing the moisture buildup inside freezer.

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Kenmore Freezers | Answered on Jan 04, 2016


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

Kenmore 16.7 cu.... | Answered on Dec 23, 2015


on the side at the bottom is a panel. the thermostat is just inside, clockwise for colder.

Kenmore Freezers | Answered on Dec 18, 2015


Sounds like compressor is overheating and taking hours to restart. check by listening for the hum of the compressor shortly after it has reached temperature. also check the condenser is clean and fan working.

Kenmore Freezers | Answered on Dec 18, 2015


If all fans are running, but not compressor You could try to install 3 N 1 start kit, thats might help 50/50. If it will start compressor - be ready for compressor to go out soon. might work for a year.

Kenmore Freezers | Answered on Nov 26, 2015


have a good gasket and minimize unnecessary openings.

Kenmore Freezers | Answered on Nov 25, 2015


cleaning the gasket first is a must . warm soapy water .then check the seal gasket with a magnet .before greasing it with vaseline,unless this unit is OLDer than I am it is a magnetic seal but they do split and need replacing .

Kenmore Freezers | Answered on Oct 30, 2015

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