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2536580250A Kenmore Freezer - Instructions

All installation instructions for 2536580250A parts

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No freezing or cold in either freezer or refridgerator - compressor did not run.

  • Customer: George from Sunnyvale CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Traced issue to defrost timer ( burned compressor & element contacts). This unit is mounted next to the temperature adjustment control in the refridgerator area - right in front. Removal of plastic cover provided easy access to the timer. Unit unscrews from the mounting then unplugs. Installation is reverse of removal.

freezer worked frig was warm. Ice maker is still not working

  • Customer: steve from Kirkland WA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed two screws to get to defrost time pull panel down remove two screws holding time and reinstall

Broken door self retainer bar

  • Customer: Linda from Cadott WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Received the retainer bar and pulled it out of the pkg. It seriously took less than 10 seconds to replace. Just snap it in place!

the freshfood door of refrigerator can not close.

  • Customer: linh from palmdale CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
take of the old gasket, clean and put the new one on ...that's it....so easy...

Broken & cracked bar

  • Customer: Mike from Dallas TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
push it 'till it clicks.

Frost in freezer, fridge not cold

  • Customer: Bob from Pinole CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
From most posts I've read, the defrost timer was the culprit so I blindly ordered one. Easy install but did not fix the problem so I broke out the ohm meter. The only other 2 items it could be all tested good with my meter so I bypassed the defrost thermostat (per forum help...actually quite easy)and it defrosted fine, which told me I needed a new defrost thermostat. Installed fairly easy and problem gone.

inside door rack was missing

  • Customer: Manuel from El Mirage AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
snaped right in.

Broken bar and seal

  • Customer: Mark from Sandwich IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Snapped in the bars and with the seal once on the track went right on

Retainer bar on door snapped

  • Customer: Joe from Woodbridge VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
It's a pressure fit. Squeeze the ends and snap it in.

Bracket for door shelf broke

  • Customer: Mark from Woodbridge VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered new bracket

Freezer built ice, fridge not cold enough and running constantly.

  • Customer: LUIS from CENTENNIAL CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Removed front low grill, removed the two screws that hold the element in place. I then pulled the element out about 3 inches and disconnected the wires. Reversed process to install new timer.

2 of the 3 door racks were broken

  • Customer: KAREN from HOUSTON TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
It was extremely easy. All you had to do was to pop them into place.

FREEZER WORKED FINE, REFRIGERATOR WAS 47 DEGREES

  • Customer: Allan E from Manhattan IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I WENT ON PARTSELECT PUT IN MAKE AND MODEL NUMBER, A LIST SHOWED THE PROBABLE CAUSE. I WATCHED THE HOW TO VIDEO. WHEN I RECEIVED THE PART IN SHORT ORDER I LOOSENED 2 SCREWS DISCONNECTED THE WIRING PLUG (SPRAYED IT WITH CONTACT CLEANER) PLUGED IT IN, REMOVED SCREWS FROM OLD PART PUT THEM IN NEW ONE. PUT TIMER BACK IN ITS LOCATION AND TIGHTENED THE SCREWS. VERY EAZY, WORKS FINE.

Freezer working but fridge not cold.

  • Customer: Robert from South Park PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My unit was not defrosting. Defrost heater was not functioning. Defrost heater tested good with a meter. Thermostat (cold) tested bad with a meter. Defrost timer was working properly. I replaced the thermostat but I had to buy red crimp connectors because the blue ones that came with the thermostat are designed for wire bigger than 18 AWG wire. The thermostat leads as well as the wire in my unit were 18 AWG. The crimp was not tight enough for my liking with the blue butt connectors. I also purchased smaller heat shrink tubing. After replacement, the defrost heater started working. I could see it glowing. Unfortunately immediately after getting the heater working the contacts in the defrost timer arced and stuck together thus preventing the timer from exiting defrost mode. The heater went off at this point indicating that the thermostat was now working. I then purchased and replaced the defrost timer and now the fridge is functioning properly. I noticed both replacement parts, even though I looked up my fridge model, were different part numbers than the originals. I'm guessing the new parts are improved? I also noticed the timer was an 8/30 rather than a 10/30 like the original. The fridge is working better than when it was new so evidently defrosting every 8 as opposed to every 10 hours is better for my unit.

Long story short:

Buy the correct crimp/butt connectors before beginning replacement of the thermostat and proactively replace the defrost timer since it is rather inexpensive.

Freezer coils icing up and fridge not getting cold

  • Customer: Aaron from Bedford OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I just watched the videos on the website and it was just as easy as the videos made it look.
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