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Kenmore fridge 10656788602 side by side. landlord bought from some used appliance place. took fridge 2 days for water from dispenser to reach proper temerature. fridge section stayed a proper temp for 1 day after ( day 3 ) day 4 and 5 had to keep cranking up temp control on fridge section to maintain cold. by end of day 5 it was 58-62 in fridge. since day 1 green filter status light flashing green. wont reset. ice dispenser did not work from day 1. freezer was working but now day 5 freezer not making ice and italian ice slushy because freezer now at 18-25 degrees. turn up thermostat on freezer section. freezer temp not going down any more, but now fridge section at 65 degrees. please help.

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SOURCE: freezer works ok.refrigerator temp varies from 39 deg.to 60 deg.

check to see if there is frost in the back of the freezer if so you have a defrost prob..

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SOURCE: My Kenmore fridge, Model 596-58692890

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if the compressor is running your ref. should be getting cold. Their is a defrost timer but when it is in defrost the compressor shuts off. I think you do have a leak.

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SOURCE: Kenmore fridge not working, ice cubes wet, freezer frosting up

You may need a new defrost module. The coils ice up when it is not working. This makes the fridge and freezer only a little cold. About 150 to 250 bucks to fix if you call a service person. Under a hundred for the part.

Posted on Apr 18, 2009

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