Kenmore
Chest Freezer

Model #1988131872 Kenmore chest freezer

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Kenmore 1988131872 chest freezer, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.


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Refrigerator Permagum Sealer

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$18.87
49% OFFMSRP:$37.00

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Refrigerator Service Valve

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Refrigerator service valve

Part #978028
This item is not returnable
$4.46
71% OFFMSRP:$15.55

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Refrigerator Service Valve, 3/4-in

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$20.15
60% OFFMSRP:$50.00

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Refrigerator Service Valve

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$17.97
40% OFFMSRP:$30.00

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Refrigerator Service Valve

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$23.47
54% OFFMSRP:$51.00

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Refrigerator Service Valve

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$19.65
40% OFFMSRP:$33.00

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Refrigerator Compressor Wire Terminal Kit

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Refrigerator compressor wire terminal kit

Part #833938
This item is not returnable
$4.64

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Hitch Pin

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Hitch pin

Part #4356336
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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces 596514. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces 596514
$11.39

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Flat Washer, 8-pack

#21

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Flat washer, 8-pack

Part #STD551025
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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces 680661. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces 680661
This item is not returnable
$2.75

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Ice Maker Compressor Overload Protector

#20

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Ice maker compressor overload protector

Part #819100
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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces 594317. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces 594317
$70.13
8% OFFMSRP:$76.00

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Symptoms common to all freestanding freezers

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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: 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: 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 chest freezers

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 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
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.

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.