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Refrigerator freezes up

Kenmore side-by-side refrigerator.  Freezer freezes up with ice buildup along back wall; refrigerator does not cool.

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  • viktory Dec 14, 2007

    My fridge freezes the food in the fridge .

  • Drumstick1 Jun 16, 2008

    The freezer will freeze up on the coils in the freezer side and stop the air flow from coming up to the fan to blow into the other side. I have to melt the ice from the coils then it will work again. what is the problem with the coils freezing up. Does the freezer have a cycle it goes into to thaw this ice from the coils and is not doing it.

  • Anonymous Jun 17, 2008

    I have a kenmore M#106-953017081

    coils freezing up

    I turn the defrost timer manule to defrost. defrost heater does not come on

    i short the test term. defrost heater will come on

    should i chance the defrost timer??



    Thanks TG

  • ag436 Jun 19, 2008

    Kenmore fridge all the food. I had turn down the fresh food to 0 and change the temperature on fresh meat to Warm. What is wrong with the refrigerator?

    Please advise.

    Thanks,
    Amanda


  • dave wilke Dec 07, 2008

    I have a Kenmore model 363.59577994 side by side ref/freezer. The coils on the freezer side keepin icing up so nothing cools properly. I have had this issue before many years ago and had to replace the defrost timer on that unit but it was a much, much older unit. I pulled out the heater assemply and the thermostat since the hearer unit was all black and there was black powder like something had burnt underneath of it. When I looked at the heater, one end slid out so the coil inside is broken.



    I am ordering a replacement unit now, but my question is should I replace the defrost timer just in case it is bad also? it isn't very expensive and I may as well do it since I'll have everything pulled apart. The problem is I saw what the unit looks like on the wensite to order it, but where is it located on the ref/freezer? I cannot find anything that resembles the picture?



  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    freezer coil freezes up to a block of ice

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Refrigerator cool, freezer not freezing

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PLEASE DISREGUARD GUEST FIXYA SOLUTION,FREEZER PROBLEM PROCEDURE IF NOT DEGITAL,FIRST CHECK IF ICE ON BACK FREEZER WALL. STEPS-FIND DEFROST TIMER,BOTTOM FRONT ,BOTTOM BACK, INSIDE FRIG.ON CONSOLE,LISTEN TO SEE IF FAN IS RUNNING IF SO TURN THE DEFROST TIMER CLOCKWISE TILL YOU HEAR A CLICK SEE IF FAN TURNED OFF IF SO YOUR FREEZER IS IN DEFROST,FREEZER WILL COME OUT OF DEFROST IN 20-30 MINUTES IF IT DOES AND THE FAN COMES ON YOU HAVE ELIMINATED DEFROST TIMER&FAN,NEXT REMOVE BACK PANEL TO FREEZER IF THERE IS ICE FORMING REMOVE BOTH LEADS TO HEAT AND CHECK WITH VOLT METER ON OMES,IF YOU GET ANY READING THE HEATER IS GOOD,IF NO READING REPLACE HEATER AND CLIPON TEMINATOR,IF HEATER IS GOOD DEFROST COILS WITH HAIR DRYER TOP TO BOTTOM AND THIS WILL ALSO CLEAR THE DRAIN,IF EVERYTHING CHECK OUT GOOD DEFROST TIMER ,FAN ,HEATER, DRAIN, YOU NEED ONLY TO REPLACE THE LITTLE ROUND CLIP ON TERMANATOR,LET ME KNOW-MIKE

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Replace the seal around the doors it sounds like the seals are not quite doin there job.

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The cold air in your refrigerator compartment comes from the freezer compartment. If your refrigerator freezer compartment is cold, but the refrigerator compartment is warm--It could be a defrost system problem.

When a defrost problem occurs, it is usually the fault of one or more of three basic parts: defrost timer/adaptive defrost control, freezer thermostat or the defrost heater element. See in detail how to dx and fix: Refrigerator Defrost Parts .

Posted on Oct 08, 2014

Turn off
take all food out.
open door of freezer.
let all ice melt away.
remove cover over evaporator coil.
turn on.
should hear fan running.
if it doesn't, hot wire it with 110 v.
if fan no works with hotwire, replace fan.
if fan works with hot wire, find evaporator thermostat about 1 inch big
clipped on coil of evaporator.  short out ( put wire connecting its two wires ) .
if fan runs now, replace evaporator thermostat about $ 15

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Ice building up in the vegetable compartment.

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