GE
Upright Freezer

Model #CA21DWF GE upright freezer

Here are the repair parts and diagrams for your GE CA21DWF upright freezer. 

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Condenser

#101

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Condenser

Part #WR84X5007

$359.37

In Stock

Freezer Door Switch

#609

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Freezer door switch

Part #WR23X10632
?This is a manufacturer substitution. Part may differ in appearance but is a functional equivalent to prior parts including  WR23X136
This part replaces WR23X136

$20.68

In Stock

Refrigerator Relay

#NI

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Refrigerator relay

Part #WR7X5058
?This is a manufacturer substitution. Part may differ in appearance but is a functional equivalent to prior parts including  WR7X5070
This part replaces WR7X5070

$40.99

In Stock

Shelf

#110

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Shelf

Part #WR85X70

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Shelf

#104

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Shelf

Part #WR85X78

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Shelf

#107

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Shelf

Part #WR85X67

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Shelf

#NI

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Shelf

Part #WR85X68

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Refrigerator Shelf

#NI

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Refrigerator shelf

Part #WR85X69

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Hi Side

#NI

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Hi side

Part #WR87X5092

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Gasket

#NI

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Gasket

Part #WR24X5125

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Symptoms common to all freestanding freezers

Choose a symptom to see related freezer repairs.

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: dirty condenser coils, condenser fan failure, dirty bottom front grill, leaky door or lid gasket
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, control system failure, broken compressor start relay, locked up compressor, compressor motor failure
Main causes: damaged door or lid gasket, cracked cabinet liner, bad defrost bi-metal thermostat, broken defrost heater, bad defrost timer
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

Repair guides for upright freezers

February 20, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a freezer thermistor

When the thermistor can’t sense the freezer temperature, the freezer is colder or warmer than the set temperature. Follow these step-by-step instructions to replace a defective freezer thermistor.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less
February 20, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a freezer defrost heater

If frost builds up on the freezer evaporator because the defrost heater isn’t working, follow these step-by-step instructions to replace the freezer defrost heater.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less
February 20, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a freezer evaporator fan

Air won’t circulate to cool the freezer properly when the evaporator fan fails. Follow these step-by-step instructions to replace a defective evaporator fan.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 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.

October 26, 2016

How to repair broken or damaged wires video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn how to repair broken, frayed or damaged wires in your appliances.

January 18, 2016

How to use a multimeter to test electrical parts video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn how to use a multimeter to check for wiring problems in an appliance that's not working

November 1, 2014

Freezer common questions

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Benefit from other people's experience by checking on these frequently asked questions about freezers.