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Kenmore side-by-side stops cooling

I had a problem a while ago where my fridge/freezer just stopped working. I replaced the start relay module and my problem went away, as so I thought. Now, I have the fridge would stop cooling, I can get it to start again by moving the controls to off then back on again.

I'm close to replacing the fridge, but I wanted to see if this is a common issue with an easy fix. Any help is greatly appreciated...

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  • pinoyfixya Sep 22, 2008

    I can't seem to find the part cold control for my fridge (model: 10653502300). I looked it up on sears parts store.

  • pinoyfixya Sep 23, 2008

    I should add that over the weekend I pulled the back panel and found that my coils are frozen. Could this cause problems?

  • pinoyfixya Sep 26, 2008

    I replaced the thermostat and the problem seemed to disappear [for now]. Thanks doc for all your help.

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Hi thanks for the question if you turn the controls and then it starts i would replace the cold control if this part fails it will allow the fridge to get cold but not come back on just tapping the control will get it going again replace the cold control thanks the appliance doc

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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    john gagnon Sep 23, 2008

    hi the part is also called thermostat it may be listed as that thanks

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