Kenmore
Upright Freezer

Model # 253280528016 Official Kenmore freezer

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Filter Drier 216987501
#4

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Filter drier

Part #216987501

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Freezer Door Gasket 216522362
#1

Door diagram

Freezer door gasket

Part #216522362

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Freezer Evaporator 297414900
#15

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Freezer evaporator

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Freezer Evaporator Fan Motor 297250000
#13

Cabinet diagram

Freezer evaporator fan motor

Part #297250000

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Refrigerator Capacitor 216985001
#55

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Refrigerator capacitor

Part #216985001

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Freezer Heat Exchanger (replaces 5304504767, 5304506363, 7297217900) 297217900
#15A

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Freezer heat exchanger (replaces 5304504767, 5304506363, 7297217900)

Part #297217900

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Freezer Start Relay 297259502
#30

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Freezer start relay

Part #297259502

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Freezer Door Switch (replaces 216998000, 7216822900) 216822900
#14

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Freezer door switch (replaces 216998000, 7216822900)

Part #216822900

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Freezer Door Handle Mounting Bolt (replaces 240521301) 240521303
#21A

Door diagram

Freezer door handle mounting bolt (replaces 240521301)

Part #240521303

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Defrost Heat 297348700
#14

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Defrost heat

Part #297348700

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Most common symptoms to help you fix your freestanding freezers

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Main causes: lack of power, control system failure, broken compressor start relay, locked up compressor, compressor moto…

Main causes: leaky door or lid gasket, broken defrost heater, bad defrost bi-metal thermostat, defrost control failure, …

Main causes: excessive frost, bad defrost heater, bad defrost bi-metal, control system failure, low refrigerant charge, …

Main causes: dirty condenser coils, condenser fan failure, dirty bottom front grill, leaky door or lid gasket…

Main causes: damaged door or lid gasket, cracked cabinet liner, bad defrost bi-metal thermostat, broken defrost heater, …

Main causes: compressor failure, no refrigerant, faulty sensor, control failure, broken defrost heater, bad defrost bi-m…

Main causes: burned out light bulb, bad door or lid switch, faulty LED light board, wiring failure, control system failu…

Main causes: lack of power, bad compressor, refrigerant leak, bad thermistor, defrost system failure, dirty condenser co…

Repair guides for upright freezers

How to replace a freezer LED light board

How to replace a freezer LED light board

The LED lights illuminate the interior of the freezer when you open the door. It takes just a few minutes to replace the…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
How to replace a freezer electronic control board

How to replace a freezer electronic control board

The electronic control board manages the compressor to control freezer temperature. Replace the control board using the…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less
How to replace a freezer defrost heater

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 instruc…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less

Effective articles & videos to help repair your freestanding freezers

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Wiring schematic symbols explained video

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How to repair broken or damaged wires video

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How to use a multimeter to test electrical parts video

How to use a multimeter to test electrical parts video

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