How to Replace a Freezer LED Light Board



This DIY repair guide explains how to replace the LED light board in a freezer. The LED light board holds the LED lights and controls power to the lights, illuminating the freezer interior when you open the door. If the board fails, the lights won't come on. Replace the LED light board with the manufacturer-approved replacement part.

This procedure works for Kenmore, Frigidaire, Electrolux, Crosley, White-Westinghouse, Gibson and Kelvinator freezers.

Repair difficulty:
Time required:

Less than 15 min.

Parts Required

  • LED light board

For manuals, repair guides, and specific part recommendations, enter your model number.

Tools Required

  • Small slot screwdriver
  • Work gloves

Before you begin

Wear work gloves to protect your hands.


 Warning: Undertaking repairs to appliances can be hazardous. Use the proper tools and safety equipment noted in the guide and follow all instructions. Do not proceed until you are confident that you understand all of the steps and are capable of completing the repair. Some repairs should only be performed by a qualified technician.

How to Replace a Freezer LED Light Board

Step 1: Disconnect the electrical power

Unplug the freezer or shut off the circuit breaker for the freezer.

Step 2: Remove the light lens

Use a small slot screwdriver to pry the light lens off of the freezer wall.

Step 3: Remove the LED light board

Pry out the light housing locking tabs and release the LED light board from the housing.

Release the locking tabs on the wire harness plug and disconnect the wires from the LED light board.

Pull the LED light board out of the freezer.

Step 4: Install the new LED light board

Plug the wire harness into the new LED light board.

Snap the new LED light board into the housing.

Step 5: Reinstall the light lens

Position the light lens over the housing and snap the lens into place.

Step 6: Restore electrical power

Plug in the freezer or turn on the house circuit breaker to restore power.