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Freezer works but refridgerator warm

Recently my ice maker on my kenmore side by side has broken. I removed the device but has the following problem on the refridgerator. the freezer works fine and cools rapidly. the fridge sector is warm and most food spoilt. there is very little cold air from the vent and this increases if the freezer door is opened. the freezer airlocks ok but the fridge just stays warm. there is no icing up behind the back panel. appliance just over 1 year old.

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    the freezer works fine and cools rapidly. the fridge sector is warm and most food spoilt. there is very little cold air from the vent and this increases if the freezer door is opened. the freezer airlocks ok but the fridge just stays warm. there is icing up behind the back panel in the freezer.

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The freezer works fine and cools rapidly. the fridge sector is warm and most food spoilt. there is very little cold air from the vent and this increases if the freezer door is opened. the freezer airlocks ok but the fridge just stays warm. there is icing up behind the back panel in the freezer

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You could find ice behind the back panel - worth a check. however the problem is probably ice in the return vent from fridge to freezer and the only way to cure is to switch off and leave for a day with doors open. if im right and you try this, if it re-occurs you may have a problem with the defrost system

Posted on Apr 09, 2007

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I had the same problem. My Ice Maker started on fire, so I took it out of the freezer. This is when my problem started. There is a steel panel that the ice maker is mounted to. This steel panel when in place deflects the air from the freezer into the refrigerator side. I checked the hole between the frig and freezer it was clear. when i placed the steel panel back in i coild feel the cold air entering the refrig. THANKS!!!!!

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