The defrost timer burned out.

ApplianceFrigidaire Freezer

ModelFFU17FC4AW2

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Steven E From Lisle, IL

May 09, 2013

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This is an upright Frigidaire freezer. The defrost timer is at the bottom left side of the rear of the unit. One screw holds it in place and it only plugs in one way. When your freezer won't stay cold enough to freeze this is the first part to check. It is cheep to replace (20-30 dollars) and will usually fix the problem. It took about 5 minutes to replace the part and my freezer is up and running like new.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Defrost Timer - 120V

Part Number: PS3502363

$19.96
In Stock

Controller (Now subbed to CONTROLLER KIT)

Part Number: PS8689570

$16.65
In Stock