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Kenmore side by side Refrigerator is not cooling , The freezer is working just fine what can I doto fix .

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The problem is most likely a defrost problem caused by one of three components that control defrost. Defrost Control, defrost heater and defrost thermostat. To know what your refrigeraytor components are you need to post the model number found around the fresh food section door. The model number for a Kenmore will look like this example=> 106.1068130670 Post ypour model number and I will look up your parts if you like, Thanks Sea Breeze
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You can begin by manually defrosting the coils behind the rear wall of the freezer with a hair dryer if frost is present as in this photo HERE If you see that as in first photo the coils behind that panel will look like this HERE

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I had the same problem. The frezzer worked but the fridge was not getting cold. What I have learned is that the frezzer make the fridge cold, so if the frezzer is working then something is blocking the cold air to get into the fridge. Most likely ice. The air come in at the bottom of the inside of the fridge next to the frezzer. Pull everything out of the frezzer, then unscrew the plannel that runs along the back and you see if there is ice. If so turn frezzer off and dry out the frezzer. I used hot water.

Posted on Jan 08, 2011

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SOURCE: not cooling but freezer works fine

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Posted on Sep 29, 2010

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SOURCE: Kenmore 26 cu ft side by side refrigerator 51673100

I think the Adaptive Defrost Control may be your problem part number 12566102 You may find it inside the fresh food compartment and behind the controls where you adjust the tempertaures. I will return with photos and links, Sea Breeze

Posted on Dec 20, 2009

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SOURCE: maytag refrigerator side-by-side model MSD2756GE

remove the baskets and shelves in the freezer and remove the rear panels after shutting the fridge down. If you see heavy frost on the coils then the defrost model needs replaced. If not, check the that the fans runs, and then that the thermostat works and then that the damper that allows the air to the fridge compartment is opening correctly.

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

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SOURCE: kenmore coldspot side by side refrigerator - freezer fine. other

Good to see you put your model number down correctly. Do the lights come on inside when you open door? I noticed your refrigerator has a control board inside the fresh food section behind the control panel I want you to unplug the refrigerator and examine that board for burn marks or loose solder connections on both Sides. Then let me know what you find. Thanks, Sea breeze My email is appliancepsrtsse@yahoo.com Web Site http://servicepartstec.blogspot.com/ Part Number for Control board is 8201528

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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