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Used but very new Kenmore 21 cu. ft. I just bought doesn't get cold enough. Fridge won't go below 50 degrees, freezer won't go below 10 degrees at coldest setting.

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  • robert_willa Jul 03, 2009

    Thanks. I'm guessing it's most likely low on Freon, or maybe one of the other problems you mentioned that I can't test for. I'm going to have a Sears repairman come out for the repair.

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Hi, i think the freon, and do the steps that i can list below

  • Check the temperature settings
  • Assure that there is enough room for air flow in the refrigerator or freezer
  • Check for air flow restrictions in vents
  • Test the temperature control
  • Clean the condinsor coils
  • Check the door seals
  • Test the door switch
  • Test defrost heater
  • Test defrost timer
  • Test evaporator fan
  • Check for a clogged drain tube
  • Check for refrigerant leak

Good luck !!!

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Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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