Kelvinator
Chest Freezer

Model #CFS53SM3 Kelvinator freezer - k1700-83

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Error Codes

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    Freezer Door Key#36

    Door, cabinet, unit Diagram

    Key

    Part #F113978
    Replaced by #297147700
    ?
    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces F113978. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    BEST SELLER
    This item is not returnable
    In Stock
    $7.19
    Freezer Gasket and Liner Fastener Kit#44

    Door, cabinet, unit Diagram

    Fkl clip

    Part #F114681
    Replaced by #5304406520
    ?
    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces F114681. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    BEST SELLER
    In Stock
    $23.49
    Freezer Door Gasket#3

    Door, cabinet, unit Diagram

    Gasket-white

    Part #F122496-1
    Replaced by #216480911
    ?
    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces F122496-1. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    BEST SELLER
    In Stock
    $141.79 | 
    5% OFF 
    MSRP: $150.00
    Freezer Lid Gasket#3

    Door, cabinet, unit Diagram

    Gasket

    Part #F122447-2
    Replaced by #216481001
    ?
    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces F122447-2. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    BEST SELLER
    In Stock
    $146.39
    Freezer Lid Gasket#3

    Door, cabinet, unit Diagram

    Gasket

    Part #F122447-1
    Replaced by #216481001
    ?
    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces F122447-1. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    BEST SELLER
    In Stock
    $146.39
    Refrigerator Filter Dryer#22

    Door, cabinet, unit Diagram

    Filter drier

    Part #F59348
    Replaced by #5303305677
    ?
    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces F59348. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    BEST SELLER
    In Stock
    $16.89 | 
    20% OFF 
    Was: $21.09
    Freezer Temperature Control Thermostat#14

    Door, cabinet, unit Diagram

    Cold control

    Part #F124953
    Replaced by #5304496560
    ?
    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces F124953. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    In Stock
    $40.39
    Refrigerator Door Insulation#1

    Door, cabinet, unit Diagram

    Insulation

    Part #F114173-1
    Replaced by #5303917276
    ?
    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces F114173-1. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    In Stock
    $221.49 | 
    15% OFF 
    MSRP: $260.00
    Refrigerator Door Insulation#1

    Door, cabinet, unit Diagram

    Insulation

    Part #F114173-2
    Replaced by #5303917276
    ?
    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces F114173-2. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    In Stock
    $221.49 | 
    15% OFF 
    MSRP: $260.00
    Refrigerator Door Insulation#1

    Door, cabinet, unit Diagram

    Insulation

    Part #F114260-1
    Replaced by #5303917276
    ?
    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces F114260-1. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    In Stock
    $221.49 | 
    15% OFF 
    MSRP: $260.00

    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 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.

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    April 12, 2021

    7 tips to prevent freezer burn

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    See how you can save frozen food from freezer burn.

    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.