Whirlpool
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Model #EV161FZTQ01 Whirlpool vertical freezer

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Whirlpool EV161FZTQ01 vertical freezer, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.

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    Appliance Light Bulb, 40-watt#10

    Liner parts Diagram

    Light bulb

    Part #4390465
    Replaced by #40A15
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    Manufacturer substitution
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    $6.50
    Refrigerator Door Switch#8

    Liner parts Diagram

    Switch

    Part #4390513
    Replaced by #W11384469
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    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces 4390513. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
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    $21.02
    Refrigerator Compressor Overload and Start Relay#8

    Unit parts Diagram

    Start relay

    Part #4357156
    Replaced by #WPW10189190
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    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces 4357156. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
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    Appliance Touch-Up Paint, 0.6-oz (Almond)#NI

    Optional parts (not included) Diagram

    Touch up

    Part #72107
    Replaced by #WP72107
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    Appliance Porcelain Touch-Up Paint, 1-qt (White)#NI

    Optional parts (not included) Diagram

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    $98.79 | 
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    MSRP: $110.00
    Refrigerator Permagum Sealer#NI

    Optional parts (not included) Diagram

    Refrigerator permagum sealer

    Part #212643
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    $50.09
    Refrigerator Screw#11

    Door parts Diagram

    Handle stud

    Part #2-83030-001
    Replaced by #WPW10288153
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    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces 2-83030-001. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
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    $5.69
    Freezer Door Hinge#11

    Cabinet parts Diagram

    Freezer door hinge

    Part #4-82693-002
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    $31.78
    Refrigerator Vinyl Tape#NI

    Optional parts (not included) Diagram

    Refrigerator vinyl tape

    Part #479502
    Replaced by #W11238399
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    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces 479502. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    In Stock
    $55.36
    Refrigerator Breather Valve#5

    Door parts Diagram

    Vent plug

    Part #4357067
    Replaced by #3-24898-007
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    $6.37

    Symptoms common to all freestanding freezers

    Choose a symptom to see related freezer repairs.

    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 upright freezers

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

    A freezer control panel that doesn’t show the temperature or respond when you press the buttons could be broken. This DIY repair guide and video show how to replace a freezer control panel in less than 15 minutes.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     15 minutes or less
    February 20, 2015
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a freezer door switch

    When the door switch fails, the freezer can’t detect that the door is closed. Follow the steps in this repair guide to replace a defective freezer door switch.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     15 minutes or less
    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

    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.

    April 12, 2021

    7 tips to prevent freezer burn

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    See how you can save frozen food from freezer burn.

    April 3, 2015

    Easy DIY freezer repairs

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    Learn about some money-saving and easy freezer repairs that you can do yourself.

    December 15, 2014

    5 tips for finding food in the freezer faster

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

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