Question about Kenmore 73502 / 73504 / 73509 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

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Model 795.77309600 French door refrig, with freezer on the bottom. Light stayed on, melted the plastic and now the controls are hanging from the top of the refrig. I need a part number and how to replace it. Also, on the bottom of one of the doors, a plastic ring type thing seems broke, may control the light coming on, not sure.

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  • sully252 Oct 22, 2008

    I have the same problem on Model 795.77562600. The light will stay on when the doors are closed. It is not the door switches though. If you power cycle the unit, the problem will clear for a short time. Then the interior lights will turn back on. I have removed the bulbs (also melted the cover) to insure we don't lose anymore food porduct on the upper shelf and so that there is not a fire.

  • woodyj Nov 10, 2008

    We had the same problem and ordered several replacement parts and it did not solve the problem, so now we just keep the light bulbs out and use a dark fridge. Also (another problem) now the panel on the front reads DR ER and it won't beep when the door is open too long. We have only had the fridge for over a year and I think it was a bad purchase. We should not have this many problems this soon.

  • TigerSueLoue Jan 05, 2009

    My problem is the refrigerator shuts down keep getting the ER and the door stopped beeping. The bottom freezer works good.
    I unplugged it and tried the reset stuff but only to shut down and get ER light again

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Call a service tech from Sears, this is a fire hazard,light control is bad,apparently, modification includes thermal switch,to turn off lights in the event of failure.

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