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Kenmore model 105.53534300 side by side refridgerator not cooling

Similar to the Rene problem, we smelled plastic burning. The unit is 3 years old. The freezer is at 33 degrees now and the refrigerator side is at 45 degrees. The coils were cleaned about 3 months ago. I cleaned them tonight with no change in operation. They were not too bad. The compressor is running as is the fan. Don't know where the start relay exactly located on this unit. Can you help?
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I think the problem is that your coil is touching the plastic material thats y the burning smell is coming. you should manage to set the coil perfectly at its original location. Then it will work Fine.

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Relays are located on the left side of the compressor. How long ago did you smell the burning smell? Are you 100% sure the compressor is running? If it is, nothing is wrong with the relays. Although sometimes it is hard to tell if the compressor is running. By morning temps will be higher than tonight if compressor isnt running. If it isnt running, relays must be changed. I will post shortly on how to change the relays.

Posted on Dec 23, 2007

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