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I have a kenmore model#106.53532300,its got power and the fans running,but nothing is cooling,if the thermostat is bad were is it at and can ibuy a service manual,thanks mike

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Hi there,

Well this model number belongs to refrigerator and your problem too....... 
Is this a refrigerator?? 
Please explain your problem in details....

Thanks

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