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Kenmore 73503 not cold enough

My refrigerator does not cool properly. The temp dial is set at the highest possible setting 7 and my food barely seems cold. The freezer works almost too well. The freezer is set at its lowest setting and seems too cold. Both the freezer and refrigerator are controlled by knobs. Please help with any possible solutions.

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  • loft Dec 04, 2007

    yes the fan is working in the freezer, and no the rear panel does not have any ice on it.

  • loft Dec 05, 2007

    596.73503203 kenmore elite stainless steel bottom drawer freezer.

  • loft Dec 05, 2007

    any sugguestions?



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Is the fan in the freezer working?? Is there Ice on the rear panel in the freezer?

Posted on Dec 04, 2007

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    joey shearer Dec 05, 2007

    The full model will help

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    joey shearer Dec 06, 2007

    Your refrig section cools the following way. Air is drawn in to freezer through return air ducts located on bottom of refrig (FF) and entering freezer(FZ) on either side of the coil. That air is drawn through the coil and up through the supply air vent located directly abouve the freeer fan. Located at the top (mounted on rear) of the FF is the damper. This is what opens or closes air flow to FF depending on thermostat. Above the knob in the FF is a belt that runs to the damper located on the rear. You said the Fan is ok, and there is no frost that would block the air flow to the FF(look closely at bottom of freezer panel through slots and you should see the bottom of the coil. Inspect for frost (again you said there was no frost). Also check return air ducts on either side of the bottom of FF if these are iced or blocked no air to FF. Inspecting the supply duct requires removal of the FZ rear panel. If all ducts are clear that only leaves the damper assy. Removal requires dissasembly of FF lights and is kinda tricky. Let me know what you find.



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