Kenmore 57029 Side by Side Refrigerator - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

Go to with your model number. You should be able to find a parts diagram there

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Dec 04, 2018 | 497 views

Sounds as if it’s coming in when the icemaker is filling. I would check supply lines to ice maker and water filter if applicable or maybe water valve itself along with associated tubing

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Oct 03, 2018 | 655 views

Either in fresh food side back right ceiling or behind toe grille at bottom.

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Oct 03, 2018 | 619 views

1. A door open partially will cause a frost build-up then thaw and run down to the floor. Check all doors for proper closure and educate other users.
2. An issue with an unhappy animal is quite common
3. Door switch intermittently causing a light to stay on ora fan to not run
4 Ice build up around ice door chute .
5. Water dripping into ice tray and overflowing. Replace water valve.

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Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Oct 18, 2017 | 103 views

What youre experiencing is a common main control board failure.
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Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Jul 20, 2017 | 122 views

I had the same problem. Sometimes the tray overfills and freezes in the little line that fills the ice cube tray.

I solved the problem by taking an ice pick and clearing the ice from the end of that little waterline until the water started flowing again.

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Jan 20, 2015 | 287 views

Not sure there is a manual defrost switch. Look at the link below for defrost switches for your model. On some refrigerators, if you set the temperature switch to off and unplug then plug in the refrigerator it will force the defrost mode; then unplugging and plugging again will reset the mode.

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Nov 26, 2014 | 126 views

You will have to check the defrost timer to make sure it is turning if it is working properly and you are getting power to the defrost heating element below the freezer coil it should get hot if you have a 115volts or so to the element and it does not get hot then you have a bad element

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Oct 19, 2014 | 423 views

Without any more information regarding the specific symptoms, diagnosis will be difficult. However, assuming that your refrigerator has a factory built-in ice maker, there are several items to check:

1. Is there water flow to the icemaker? If not, check the water supply line (small tubing) and make sure it's not clogged. Disconnect it and blow it out, then reconnect.

2. Check the small saddle valve on the water pipe where the tubing to the refrigerator connects. If it's full open, then it's possibly blocked with calcium buildup. Close your main water supply valve, remove that saddle valve and replace it with a new one. Before doing so, make sure that the hole in the water pipe is clear and full open. It may also have some calcium buildup. If so, simply drill it out with an appropriate sized drill bit.

2. The solenoid valve which activates water flow to the icemaker may have stopped functioning. Check the electrical connection to the solenoid valve and ensure power is getting to it. If it is, then the solenoid valve most likely needs to be replaced.

3. Check the manual for your refrigerator. It should include instructions on how to bypass the automatic function and *manually* start the icemaker.

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Jun 14, 2014 | 47 views

Soak a cotton ball with WD-40 (or equivalent) and apply it to the sticky residue area. Allow it to penetrate for a couple of minutes. Then gently wipe the area with that same cotton ball until it loosens and picks up the adhesive residue. Once that's done, simply cleanse the treated area with any dishwashing liquid or similar. Rinse and wipe dry.

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Jun 14, 2014 | 40 views

Your low on refrigerant. .. it will be 134a and also your defrost switch in the freezer could be bad and ib would also test your defrost timer

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Apr 15, 2014 | 114 views

Try cleaning the condenser coils.

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Jan 16, 2014 | 42 views

Try cleaning the condenser coils at the rear of the unit. Best of luck.

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Jan 16, 2014 | 56 views

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Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Jan 06, 2014 | 74 views

You will not be able to do this as you need special equipment and refrigerant and to buy this equipment just to do the job will out way the cost of a new fridge

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Jan 05, 2014 | 80 views

Possible air leak on water tub connection. Replace water line adapter located underneath freezer door upper hinge. Let me know if that helped.

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Dec 12, 2013 | 56 views

there is usually an ice overflow switch or electric eye
sensor telling the ice maker that the bin is full. Something
may be obstructing this.

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Nov 09, 2013 | 207 views

You prob have to turn the gears in the rear of the fridge. Make sure you can get the bin in the tracks it sits in correctly then check to see if the gears on the auger motor line up properly so it can seat properly into the bin. Lmk if you need more help!

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Aug 05, 2013 | 116 views

The ice maker has gone bad and will need to be replaced. Here is the ice maker kit to order.

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Jun 29, 2013 | 75 views

Do you mean that the refrigerator side is not cooling?

Kenmore 57029... | Answered on Nov 22, 2012 | 237 views

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