Frigidaire
Chest Freezer

Model #CFS16DW5 Official Frigidaire chest freezer - 5995203865

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Frigidaire CFS16DW5 chest freezer - 5995203865, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.

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Refrigerator Run Capacitor (replaces 216985003, 218909913, 75304464438)#98

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Capacitor

Part #3017761
Replaced by #5304464438
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Freezer Temperature Control Thermostat (replaces 216230400)#79

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Chest freezer temperature control

Part #5303212610
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Freezer Screw#95

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Screw

Part #5303161215
Replaced by #216858001
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Freezer Access Panel (White)#84

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Panel (white)

Part #5303212647
Replaced by #216034301
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Refrigerator Door Handle (Chrome)#35

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Handle

Part #08037955
Replaced by #297034202
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Freezer Door Hinge (replaces 216035200)#29

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Hinge (white)

Part #5303925006
Replaced by #297321900
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Clip#91

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Clip

Part #3017758
This item is not returnable
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Freezer Lid Hinge Screw#31

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Freezer lid hinge screw

Part #5309950602
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Insert#26

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Insert

Part #08037949
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Freezer Inner Door Panel Rivet#48

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Symptoms common to all freestanding freezers

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Main causes: burned out light bulb, bad door or lid switch, faulty LED light board, wiring failure, control system failure
Main causes: lack of power, bad compressor, refrigerant leak, bad thermistor, defrost system failure, dirty condenser coils, control failure
Main causes: leaky door or lid gasket, broken defrost heater, bad defrost bi-metal thermostat, defrost control failure, faulty compressor
Main causes: compressor failure, no refrigerant, faulty sensor, control failure, broken defrost heater, bad defrost bi-metal thermostat
Main causes: excessive frost, bad defrost heater, bad defrost bi-metal, control system failure, low refrigerant charge, compressor problems
Main causes: damaged door or lid gasket, cracked cabinet liner, bad defrost bi-metal thermostat, broken defrost heater, bad defrost timer
Main causes: lack of power, control system failure, broken compressor start relay, locked up compressor, compressor motor failure
Main causes: dirty condenser coils, condenser fan failure, dirty bottom front grill, leaky door or lid gasket

Repair guides for chest freezers

February 20, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a freezer compressor start relay

The compressor start relay starts the compressor. If the compressor won’t start, follow these steps to replace a defective compressor start relay.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
How to replace a freezer temperature control thermostat

The cold control thermostat regulates the freezer temperature. A defective cold control thermostat can prevent the compressor from cycling on or off. Follow these steps to replace a defective cold control thermostat.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
February 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a freezer lid gasket

The lid gasket prevents air and moisture from entering the freezer when the lid is closed. Follow these steps to replace a torn or damaged lid gasket.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less

Articles and videos common to all freestanding freezers

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your freezer.

August 19, 2022

Are DIY appliance repairs safe?

By Lyle Weischwill

Find out how to stay safe when repairing your appliances.

August 17, 2021

How to read a wiring schematic video

By Lyle Weischwill

Learn how to decipher symbols so you can buy the right part for your problem.

December 15, 2014

5 tips for finding food in the freezer faster

By Kim Hillegass

Don't get chapped hands digging through the icy depths. Get organized! Here's how.