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Kenmore side by side fridge not freezing after pwr went out for few hours

I see that i have the same problem as a few others. my power went out during the night early am...and now the fridge is not cold, freezer isn't working. my water dispenser is working fine. any ideas or troubleshooting techniques i could try before sears comes out and rips me a new @$$$%%@$*

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When i plug my Kenmore side by side model 51514100 i blow a fuse in my fuse panel and i just replaced power start relay capacitor. Is my compressor shot?

Any suggestions

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Re: Kenmore side by side fridge not freezing after pwr...

My little three year old jammed a cup in the cold water dispenser and flooded the kitchen floor.
Ever since that the cold water stoped dispensing water.
I checked water pressure and is ok.I checked the out put signal
from the micro switch and is good,but the signal is not reaching the water pump.
The pump works when ice maker cycles on and off.
Mod.#51572200 Kenmore side by side.

Any ideas anybody?.Thanks.

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Re: Kenmore side by side fridge not freezing after pwr...

Check freezer for frost build up and if fan blowing, check condenser make sure clean, and fan blowing, check vents in refrig. make sure no blockage, freezer control should be in the middle setting, you can try turning that to Warmer freezer allowing MORE air to refrigertor side.

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