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Kenmore refrigerator model 106 41212101, not cold, fan working, light working, air blowing in frigt. how to troubleshoot

Two day ago, we discover, the freezer, and refrigerator no cold air, freezer items melting, meats become soft. so do the milk from the refrigerator is not cold. Both inside the light is working, the air is blowing, remove the behind cover, the fan is working, the compressor is hot when touching. 2003 kenmore side by side refrigerator, model 106 41212101 white color, how to trouble shoot ? thank you.

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dirty coils underneath the fridge, or the fan in the bottom (to cool the compressor) is not working.

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you need to do an amp draw with your meter,clamp the run wire on the compressor,you should get 2-5 amp reading,any higher means the compressor is going bad,also should be a locked rotor amp(LRA) reading on comp.-mike

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If the refrigerator isn't cool, you need to answer some questions, then see if the compressor is running.
First, answer these questions:
Is the refrigerator completely dead?
If so, see “It's stopped completely.”

The compressor is a football-sized case with no apparent moving parts. It's on the outside of the refrigerator at the back near the bottom. If it is humming or making a continuous noise and your refrigerator is still not cooling, there may be a more serious problem with one or more of several different components, we recommend contacting a qualified appliance repair technician for further help.

If the compressor is not running but you do have power to the refrigerator, there may be a problem with one or more of these:
The compressor
The Thermostat
The overload, relay, or capacitor
The defrost timer
The condenser fan motor


The freezer and the fridge are cooled by the same system, air is moved to the fridge by a fan from the freezer, either the circulation fan is defective or the fridge thermostat is defective.

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