Danby
Chest Freezer

Model # DCF401W Official Danby freezer

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Official Danby DCF401W freezer, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.

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Lid Shell 401.29
#19

Cabinet parts diagram

Lid shell

Part #401.29

In Stock
Control Knob 401.08A
#11A

Cabinet parts diagram

Control knob

Part #401.08A

In Stock
Foot 401.05
#13

Cabinet parts diagram

Foot

Part #401.05

This item is not returnable
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Hinge Cover,lower 401.25
#20B

Cabinet parts diagram

Hinge cover,lower

Part #401.25

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

Cover Relay 401.17
#18

Cabinet parts diagram

Cover relay

Part #401.17

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

Freezer Caster 401.03
#15

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Freezer caster

Part #401.03

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

Relay Cover Retainer 401.18
#5

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Relay cover retainer

Part #401.18

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

Cairo Box 401.02
#14

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Cairo box

Part #401.02

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

Grommet 401.19
#6

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Grommet

Part #401.19

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

Hinge Assembly 401.26
#20

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Hinge assembly

Part #401.26

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

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

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

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

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, …

Repair guides for chest freezers

How to replace a freezer compressor start relay

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 defect…

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

How to replace a freezer temperature control thermostat

The cold control thermostat regulates the freezer temperature. A defective cold control thermostat can prevent the compr…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
How to replace a freezer lid gasket

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…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less

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