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I can not set my fridge (move the arrow) to "5" model 106.5365230

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This tells me that you need a new thermostat part number 297216600
You can get the part from Sears Parts Direct or at he link below; Above your link the model number is Sears number 25338622896
Below enter the part number in the model search feature.
Thanks Sea Breeze

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Posted on May 29, 2009

  • John Tripp
    John Tripp May 29, 2009

    Please insure that the model number is 253.38622896 or this may change everything I said about replacing the part.

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    John Tripp May 30, 2009

    Was my information helpful....Sea Breeze

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1. Take freezer draws out and empty fridge so it is lighter and easier to move Fridge Freezer out
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