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Kenmore coldspot model 10670182001 motor runs unit does not get cold or freeze?

Looks like new. light comes on in interior of refridgerator. i have adjusted buttons to suggested temp on both fridge & freezer. then lower. no change. ??? thank you.

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SOURCE: Refrigerator part wont get cold

push in door switch and make sure the light bulb goes off

Posted on Dec 02, 2007

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SOURCE: FREEZER NOT FREEZING AND FRIDGE NOT GETTING COLD

First check to see if your compressor is running at all. If your compressor is at room temperature you cold control is not supplying power to the compressor. Replace the control or locate the defrost timer and rotate the clutch head screw ( Normally black or Grey) and rotate it a small amount clock-wise. If the compressor then starts replace the defrost timer.

Posted on May 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite bottom freezer refridgerator

I just went through this with my refridgerator and actually posted one of the questions. Here is what I found ........

In the freezer compartment behind the panel there is an evaporator fan which pulls cold air from the freezer and pushes it up into the refrridgerator compartment. If the fan is not working it is one of three things.. 1) there is so much frost in the fan area the fan blade is stopped and cannot push the cold air into the refridgerator compartment or the air channel is blocked. 2) there is no electricity going to the fan (usually tied to the door switch of the refirdgerator compartment, and 3) the motor is dead and will have to be replaced.

Solution to #1 - defrost but there is another problem in the "frost-free" part of the system which must be addressed or the frost will return and it will happen again in the future.

Solution #2 - check to see there is power to the fan. (most are 110VAC but some are 100VDC. Use a meter and check)

Solution #3 - If there is power, the motor is dead. Replace the motor. Be aware that AC and DC motors are different and replace per manufacture's specifications.

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SOURCE: Kenmore Coldspot model 106 - Snowing in freezer!

its not defrosting. check heater operations. bimetal near heater. check defrost timer

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

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SOURCE: freezer cold fridge 52 degrees

We have a Kenmore Coldspot Model # 106.8770687 and the freezer is cold and keeping things frozen, but seems to be frosting over and the refrigerator is warm at 40 to 50 degrees ... any help regarding what to check is helpful! Or a schematic / manual

Posted on Jun 30, 2010

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