Frigidaire Upright Freezer Thermistor Replacement #297018400

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the thermistor on Frigidaire upright freezers. The most common reason for replacing the thermistor is if the compressor and evaporator fan do not come on when needed or come on too often and testing the thermistor proves it to be at fault.

All of the information in this thermistor replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Frigidaire, Kenmore, Crosley

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, you should unplug the power cord before beginning.
2
To replace the thermistor in your freezer, first remove the lower basket.
3
Now remove the bumpers on both the middle and lower racks and remove the two racks.
4
Next, remove the screws securing the evaporator cover.
5
Pull the cover off.
6
Next, remove the screw to release the old thermistor.
7
Cut the wires approximately an inch below the old thermistor.
8
Install the new thermistor by aligning it on the rear panel and securing it with the screw.
9
Now strip a quarter inch of insulation off of the wires.
10
Connect the two pairs of wires with wire nuts.
11
Use silicone to seal the connection.
12
Replace the evaporator cover and secure it loosely with the screws.
13
Align the side gaskets and push them into place.
14
With the gaskets fully positioned, tighten the screws.
15
Replace the racks and snap on the bumpers.
16
Replace the lower basket and plug the power cord back in to confirm that the freezer is functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the thermistor on Frigidaire upright freezers. The most common reason for replacing the thermistor is if the compressor and evaporator fan do not come on when needed or come on too often and testing the thermistor proves it to be at fault.

All of the information in this thermistor replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Frigidaire, Kenmore, Crosley
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, you should unplug the power cord before beginning.
2
To replace the thermistor in your freezer, first remove the lower basket.
3
Now remove the bumpers on both the middle and lower racks and remove the two racks.
4
Next, remove the screws securing the evaporator cover.
5
Pull the cover off.
6
Next, remove the screw to release the old thermistor.
7
Cut the wires approximately an inch below the old thermistor.
8
Install the new thermistor by aligning it on the rear panel and securing it with the screw.
9
Now strip a quarter inch of insulation off of the wires.
10
Connect the two pairs of wires with wire nuts.
11
Use silicone to seal the connection.
12
Replace the evaporator cover and secure it loosely with the screws.
13
Align the side gaskets and push them into place.
14
With the gaskets fully positioned, tighten the screws.
15
Replace the racks and snap on the bumpers.
16
Replace the lower basket and plug the power cord back in to confirm that the freezer is functioning properly.

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