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Refrigerator stopped cooling

7 year old side by side ksrs25ihbl02 stopped cooling either side. water line still works, as do the lights, but it stopped cooling with no other noticable symptoms.

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  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2007

    not cooling or freezing

  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2007

    Refrigerator temp is @ 50 degrees not cold enough for fruits.

  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2007

    same problem here.

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2007

    my refrigerator died tonight. Is there a reset button ? I cannot find my owners manual.

  • Anonymous Dec 05, 2007

    Kitchen Aid Superba side by side not working. Both Freezer and Fridge not cooling. Came home to a lake in front of the appliance. Very depressed....

  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2007

    the fan is working but the freezer is not cool enough and is not frozen, the fridge is not working at all.i cleaned it with a host and it was working right for a while but now is not working at all

  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2007

    the fan works and the freezer cools a little bit but the fridge dont work at all

  • dnstimpson Dec 14, 2007

    My refrigerator suddenly stopped cooling. It still runs but it is not cooling.

  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2007

    Refrig and freezer are not cooling at all. Fan is blowing warm air.

  • satdev Dec 28, 2007

    Refrigerator, Kenmore Model 106.52694100. No cooling at all in freezer and refrigeration sections. Lights and control panel status lights working. Opened the rear panel, condenser fan was working and felt the draft in freezer section, and so the blower fan is working. No frost or ice found anywhere. No water in the evaporator tray or anywhere else. Condenser coils were not dirty, but cleaned and was not of any help.

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2008

    GE Refrigator stoped cooling

  • zip21 Mar 02, 2008

    same issues. Kenmore side by side 106.58582890 All fans working, no frost build up, stopped cooling then it kicked on briefly and now not cooling either side again. I hear a clicking from the condensor every so often.

  • Escargot58 Jun 17, 2008

    I have a frigadaire model # GLRT184RA. It is 6 yrs old. The fridge compartment is gradually losing coldness. The freezer compartment is fine. The coils, fan etc. hace all been cleaned. When unplugged, the unit shuts down. When plugged back in it kicks on. The same holds true when the coldness dial is turned down or off and then back on. The motors sound as though they are running. No problem with air circulation. Any suggestions? Thanks


  • Anonymous Jul 26, 2008

    stopped cooling.

  • nabrykov Aug 10, 2008

    I have a fridge model # KSCS25INSS. It is only 5 yrs old. The fridge compartment is gradually has lost it's coldness. The freezer compartment is fine. The coils, fan etc. hace all been cleaned. When unplugged, the unit shuts down. When plugged back in it kicks on. The same holds true when the coldness dial is turned down or off and then back on. The motors sound as though they are running. No problem with air circulation.

    please advice what to do?

  • justjunk Aug 12, 2008

    My KitchenAid refrigerator quit cooling while I was on a 3 week vacation. It seems that the relay switch ( a small plastic piece of junk made in Mexico) was the problem. I now am stuck with a less than 7 year old refrigerator that originally cost me $1400.00 and can never be used again, due to the horrendous stench from the meat that had completely thawed in the freezer. It smells so bad that the unit had to be placed outside immediately and can never be brought back into the house, because the stench won't go away. We used at least 6 different products to clean the interior, ( and even removed panels) but the smell is still overwhelming. We can't open any of the house windows that are near the appliance due to the STENCH. Obviously if you own a KitchenAid, it is best to never go on vacation, (or if you do, remove every bit of food from the freezer ) because there is NOTHING that KitchenAid will do to compensate you for what is now a worthless refrigerator that still looks new. I won't go into the maggot and fly problem throughout my home that arose due to the cheaply made relay that went out, because it turns my stomach to think about it.

  • 8928jg Aug 20, 2008

    All cooling stops periodically (once per month), everything melts, then freezes again...after big food leaks. Tried lowering temp., thought it got better..then it did it again.



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The most common problems for refers not cooling is a condenser fan motor (the one that cools the compressor) is out. This can be caused by either a mouse has tried to jump trough the fan and it came on or a loss of grease or oil. There is no way to oil them so they have to be replaced. That is the problem especially if you unplugged the refer and it worked for a while then quit. If the fan doesn't cool the compressor it will overheat and shut down coming on intermittently then shutting off again. As for the refer that still doesn't cool when everything else does you may have an burnt overload also. Check the compressor area for burnt or stalled components ex. fan motor, relay, overload. If your compressor is out plan on spending from $300.00 to $500.00. But check the suggested components first. And beware there are appliance shops out there that will find one of these problems and give you an estimate for a compressor. Find someone reputable.

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Please note that many of these refrigerators, the compressor is warranteed for up to 12 years. Up to year 7, both labor and materials are covered. From years 7 to 12, all you have to pay for is the labor. Check your owner's manual for info on how long it's warranteed for.

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I too have a Kenmore, Model 106.52209100. No cooling at all in freezer and refrigeration sections. Lights and control panel status lights working. Motor running but only warm air. Issue was a relay that needed replacement. $71 for the relay, $180 fo the repairman.

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