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Kenmore coldspot 106 refrigerator compartment freezing

I have a Kenmore coldspot model 106.56232400. I have had progressively worsening problems of freezing in the refrigerator compartment. At first, it was simply a tendency for the fruits in the bottom drawer to show signs of being partially frozen, especially when the refrigerator compartment was quite full. Now everything on every shelf of the refrigerator is freezing, no matter if the fridge is full or almost empty. I have run the basic diagnostic test embedded in the refrigerator, and everything seems functioning (fans, cooling and heating elements). I have also verified that there was no build up of ice in the elements at the back of the freezer and no blockage in the drain tube. I am running out of idea on what to check next. Can you help?

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SOURCE: fan runs freezer and fridge don't cool

Please check the model number again, I can't locate that number. The number should be like for example 194.258978 Look at following areas for the model number

  • Beneath Or Inside Food Compartment On Cabinet Frame
  • On Plate Lower Front Or Rear Of Cabinet
  • Beside Compressor Door On Right End
  • Near Rear Of Cabinet
  • Inside Liner At Top
  • I think your refrigerator has a defrost timer and this may be the problem, Let me know what you find, Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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nandini789
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SOURCE: bottom drawer of the refrigerator freezes the fruit.

I think the thermostat is faulty. Thus it makes the freezer extra cold. Try replacing it. Regards, Nandini.

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore refrigerator model 46-66812 ice build up on the bottom shelf of freezer

Had the same problem. I noticed that the fan in the freezer never shut off so I suspected the thermostat. I ordered and installed a new thermostat (about $30 and 15 minutes to install), the fan now cycles correctly and the ice build up is gone.

Posted on Dec 14, 2009

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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: Kenmore Model 78862891 freezer defrost drain keeps freezing up every month.

It can be issue with water valve its clogged and not letting the water to stop running and that is causing the overflow of water and that is getting freezed and then clogged.

Before going to buy any parts directly.
Go through this troubleshooting help links.

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This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---

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Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/refrigerator-is-not-cooling-properly.html
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Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/both-refrigerator-and-freezer-not.html
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The ice maker not working: ---
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/ice-maker-stopped-working.html

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Compressor not running on refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/compressor-not-running-on-refrigerator.html
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Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-dispenser-not-working-on_19.html

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Ice maker stopped making ice?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-stopped-making-ice.html

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Water Overflows in Ice maker and freezes inside?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-overflows-in-ice-maker-and.html

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How to replace Ice maker assembly?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/how-to-replace-ice-maker-assembly.html

These will help.

Thanks,.

Posted on Dec 22, 2012

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