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Author Topic: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator  (Read 20048 times)

Offline dab147315

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2015, 09:28:52 AM »

There is a guy on applianceparts pro with the same model number name Frank is that you because he getting the same code?

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #21 on: June 05, 2015, 09:31:41 AM »
No.  My name is Kevin from Connecticut.

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2015, 09:38:37 AM »
Ok the reason i ask is this guy has the same model and and problem and is being told this.That i will attach.

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #23 on: June 05, 2015, 09:50:10 AM »
Thanks.  This makes me nervous that I will have the same code due to the old version of the board.  I'm still going to try it since I have it.  If it does not work, I will order the new part you referred me too. I can trouble shoot the ohms and voltage based on this post as well. Thanks.

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #24 on: June 05, 2015, 09:57:59 AM »
Remember that apppliancepartspros and repair clinic you can return part if it does not fix your problem even after you install it.They both have the updated version all you have to do is click on our parts site on this page and order.

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #25 on: June 05, 2015, 10:37:12 AM »
Thanks.  Will keep that in mind.

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #26 on: June 07, 2015, 11:34:08 AM »
All fixed!!  The main board that was sent was the updated #...279 board. I installed it and voila! The company I ordered from must keep the old number for ordering purposes but replace it with the updated version internally in packaging and shipping. Lucky for me! Thank you for all your help as I fixed it for about $300 and didn't have to buy a new one. Thanks again!

So as a recap, I replaced the ice maker, the user interface board and the main board to fix the error code.

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #27 on: June 07, 2015, 12:16:59 PM »
That is great to here.Good job.

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #28 on: October 01, 2015, 08:44:23 PM »
Hi,stumbled upon this thread with same issues as op. I have new ice maker,new display board and new main board all same #size as op.exact same model number fridge. Hopefully someone can chime in and help.I've replaced all new parts. But when I plug back in. It just periodically beeps and flashes display. But that's it no more code. Just 0 and 37 degrees flashes...

So originally trying to get water out of dispenser it just stayed on. So turned water off from wall. Found main board fried. Replaced that, then reading else where need to replace display board. Did that still nothing but beeps. So I reinstall fried board and shows error code sy ce.  Thinking board is bad I get new board same results. Nothing. Further digging leads to icemaker  lead cut wire from hanging down, replaced all three now and just the display beeps every 5 seconds and flashes. Please help been without fridge for a week now trying to figure It out on my own. Thanks in advance

Offline Terry McGillicutty

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #29 on: April 26, 2016, 11:58:59 PM »
Hey guys, are the tech sheets and manual posted on this thread valid for the Kenmore 253.70413411?  This thread was the closest match to my model number, and I didn't want to start a whole new thread.  I didn't see the 253.7041 series elsewhere on the site or the AJ.com Google drive.

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #30 on: April 27, 2016, 07:34:32 PM »
Thank Frigidaire they made the unit,look on the back and see if you have a big rust spot about where the ice house sets,most due due to lack of insulation ,can run water into the floor and ruin it.  They have a bandaid to patch it though,2" foam pad to stick on the back of the unit  :(

Offline lesguns

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #31 on: April 27, 2016, 10:05:59 PM »
You need flextray gasket kit with deflector part # 5303918737

Offline fremontng

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Re: Kenmore 253.70313211 Refrigerator
« Reply #32 on: July 06, 2022, 10:53:16 PM »
In case anyone else runs the same issue as me. I have the SY FY error for the evaporator fan. First time, I replaced the evaporator and it worked for a bit and then failed soon later. Then I swapped out the control board. I found burnt marks on it, which clearly shows it failed. A few months later, the error popped again and I replaced both at the same time. 1 year later the error came up again!! However, I was able to possibly find the root cause of it all. The connector for the evaporator fan had water/ice in it. For this recent scenario, it caused the connection to come loose. I was able to clean it up and get the water out. I suspect that in previous cases, the water got into the connection and shorted the board and evaporator fan.

Also, I had issues with the ice maker, the sensor fell into the bucket and I started drinking the foam that fell with the ice. I put a little bit of new foam and zip tied it back into place. So far working great. Why couldn't they mount that sensor in a better spot? Of course ice will dislodge it over time.

This fridge could've been built a lot better but I'll take it for what it is.... It could be worse. Wish it was easier to access to a lot of the components. Imagine having a fridge full of food and have to take apart the inners.