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Kenmore Elite refrigerator Model 596.76533500 temperature control panel locked?

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2 Months ago I replaced the evap fan on our refridgerator (freezer working, refrigerator not). It has been working well ever since.
A few days ago the temperature alarm sounded and when I went to push the control button to turn it off I discovered that the control panel is not working - none of the controls respond when I push on the buttons. The refrigerator also seems "quieter" than normal - like the fans aren't running how they typically are supposed to. The temp seems ok in both the refrigerator and freezer, however, I am not noticing visible cold air rush out when I open the freezer and I always used to see it. I unplugged the unit for 5 minutes to see if I could get the computer to reset - no luck. Any suggestions on where to start?
Many, many thanks,
Brandon

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  • sheowe Nov 30, 2008

    same problem

  • ccmindyc Dec 17, 2008

    my kenmore elite is showing er If what does that mean

  • LaceAnn Jan 07, 2009

    I have a side-by-side Kenmore refrigerator with the same problem - the buttons on the control panel do not work. My fridge is operating but it seems to be stuck on the highest temperature and is freezing anything on the top self and is too cold for the fruits and veggiies in the lower drawers. Does anyone know why this is happening? Has anyone tried to have their same problem repaired? Thanks.

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Kenmore Elite refrigerator Model 596.76533500The water dispenser stopped dispensing water. We changed the filter to see if that will help. It did not. Also, the ice maker eventually stopped making ice. What can we do to find out the cause?

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I have this problem also my control panel is not working. It has an Er If on the panel.

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