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Kenmore 5022 please help

My freezer is cold fridge isnt about 50 degrees all air access ports are clear and defrost drain plug clear i cleaned the condinser fins and condinser it feels real warm about like the temp of a mug of coffee (outside of mug) water flows through defrost drain fan by icemaker in top works fan by the condensor works is there anything else i can check or do please help im 50 miles away from the closest repair man and that gets real expensive

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  • CraigStew Mar 02, 2008

    Freezer will reach only about 28' to 29' frige about 50'.

    Ice on back of freezer compartment about 1/8" top to bottom. Condenser coils have been cleaned fan running. I used the hair dryer to defrost back of freezer. Set cooling to intial settings to try and stableize per instructions

    Kenmore 363.50222000 side by side. Do you think this a defrost issue?

  • kurtis-lee Aug 06, 2008

    Hi-

    I too have the same issue with frost built up on the back of the freezer compartment in my Kenmore 363-50222000 side by side. The freezer or regrigerator are cold enough to keep food. The unit is running constantly. What do you suggest?



    -Kurt

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Do you have a heavy frost on the rear panel of the freezer section? If so, you have a defrost system problem. If you will post the complete model number I can help you diagnose which part you need to fix it. In the meantime, you can manually defrost it and it will work for about a week or so until the frost builds back up.

Posted on Oct 20, 2007

  • Michael  Lindley
    Michael Lindley Oct 21, 2007

    Just wanted to follow up on your fridge problem and see what you found out.



    Thanks/Mike

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