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My Kenmore Elite 52601300 freezer and refregirator are both down. All lights are on, I hear the compressor work, but no cold at all.

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  • Steve Allison
    Steve Allison May 11, 2010

    Although it seems unlikely, it is possible that you have lost all of your refrigerant.


    Has the fridge been moved, ever? 
    Have you noticed any decline in the cooling ability prior to this or heard the compressor running overly long?


    If so, the above is possible and the level of refrigerant has fallen below a point that allows the compressor to function.

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It appears your evaporator fan has failed in this instance.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
I recommend both sites because ...


FixYa has no affiliation with either site - I have been using and recommending them for years - trouble free.

PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




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