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My kenmore side by side/ model 55771/ is having the same problem.

Freezer and fridge does not cool at all. compresser seems to be very hot. and it sounds like its running but it doesnt vibrate like it should when the compresser kicks on. i let it run for about 2 hours and had no change in temp.

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Is the fan running by the compressor and are your coils clean under refrig ? also make sure the cardboard panel is on the back of the refrig .

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