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Fridge and Freezer not cold

My fridge and freezer is not blowing cold. It sounds like the fan is still going, but nothing was freezing and everything is defrosting.

kenmore 52522101 manufactured 02 2002

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  • sunydayz Dec 19, 2007

    We unplugged the fridge and we think it is the relay overlay part due to other peoples posts with the same issue. Problem is the part isn't directly listed on sears website, the model number of the fridge doesnt have a parts list. Does anyone have a part number?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2008

    I have a Kenmore Model 106 - 20 cu. ft. refrig with an upper freezer made in 07/91. For some time the refrig sounds like it is taking off when it starts up and now the ice maker doesn't work and the freezer will not keep food frozen. The refrig portion still seems to do a pretty good job.

  • c21kims Dec 27, 2008

    I have the same problem. Did replacing te relay solve the problem? It is either the compressor (locked up) or the relay. Before I go buy one and try that, I wonder if anyone else has had the same problem.

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SOURCE: Water dripping from top of fridge (coil housing?) under freezer.

It could well just need defrosting. It does sound as though the coil in the freezer section is frozen. If you try defrosting it and the problem disappears then you have at least found a temporary solution. If it does rectify it I would closely monitor the cabinet for a couple of weeks to check for a reoccurrence. If it does reoccur then I would suggest contacting a fridge guy so that he can check the defrost circuit. The reason we normally suggest to defrost is incase a door was left ajar and the coil froze up because of this. I hope this is of some help and you seem to be on the right track.

Posted on Sep 11, 2007

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SOURCE: My kenmore refrigerator side by side

Sounds like it has a defrost problem.  Check for thick frost buildup on the back bottom panel in the freezer first and let me know what you find so I can steer you in the right direction.  Also, give me the entire model # from the sticker inside fridge.

Posted on Oct 18, 2007

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all the food going to ice temperture at 2

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

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SOURCE: ffa70 hotpoint fridge freezer

Adjust the temperature control for the freezer to a normal setting. Fast freeze is only for when new products are put in that need to be frozen. This locks the system into a continuous run mode and could be responsible for the freezing condition in the refrigerator section. Check the temperatures with a thermometer as the sensor for the freezer temperature could be bad causing the light to come on.

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SOURCE: Freezer freezes but fridge does not get cool

DO u have frost build up in the freezer ? If so you have a defrost problem.. defrost thermostat, timmer or heaters. You can by-pass the thermostat cut it and tape the wire together and put it into defrost with the timmer by clicking it to the right until it clicks the heater you need to ohm out .. the defrost timmer will be good most of the time if it comes out of defrost ... ref. will start running again when u test the defrost thermostat here is a diagram that may help
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/retrieveSubComponentPartsAction.action?diagramPageId=00011&componentDescription=AIR%20FLOW%20AND%20CONTROL%20PARTS&documentId=00016472&modelNumber=1068562782&productCategoryId=0160000&brandId=0582&modelName=REFRIGERATOR&backToLink=Return%20to%20Sub%20Components

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