This DIY repair guide explains how to replace the LED light board in a freezer. The LED light board holds the LED lights and controls power to the lights, illuminating the freezer interior when you open the door. If the board fails, the lights won't come on. Replace the LED light board with the manufacturer-approved replacement part.
This procedure works for Kenmore, Frigidaire, Electrolux, Crosley, White-Westinghouse, Gibson and Kelvinator freezers.
Replacing a freezer LED light board video.
Disconnect the electrical power
Unplug the freezer or shut off the circuit breaker for the freezer.
Remove the light lens
Use a small slot screwdriver to pry the light lens off of the freezer wall.
Pry off the lens.
Remove the lens.
Remove the LED light board
Pry out the light housing locking tabs and release the LED light board from the housing.
Release the locking tabs on the wire harness plug and disconnect the wires from the LED light board.
Pull the LED light board out of the freezer.
Release the LED light board.
Disconnect the wires.
Install the new LED light board
Plug the wire harness into the new LED light board.
Snap the new LED light board into the housing.
Reinstall the light lens
Position the light lens over the housing and snap the lens into place.
Restore electrical power
Plug in the freezer or turn on the house circuit breaker to restore power.
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