freezer not staying cold enough

ApplianceFrigidaire Freezer

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Kevin From Frisco, TX

May 27, 2012

After researching other issues found on internet about same problem, decided to replace both thermostat and temperature control thermastat before going to the repairman way. I saw the videos given on this web site, ordered the parts and when they came in, unplugged freezer and started taking apart the back cover not sure what I would find. Turns out it was just that simple, unplugged the thermastat and unclipped it from the cooling fins, unplugged the temperature control switch and then plugged both units back in. The tricky part was coiling the temperature sensor ( not that tricky). I was done in about 45 minutes but that also included cleaning out and scrubbing the bottom and sides of freezer since I had everything out anyways. Started the freezer back up and took about 8 hours to freeze ice and other food at a setting of 4, where as before I had it set on 7 and was still not keeping the ice cream cold.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Thermostat

Part Number: PS2350702

$9.65
In Stock

Temperature Control Thermostat (Now subbed to CONTROL-TEMPERATURE)

Part Number: PS9492389

$27.71
In Stock