Question about Kenmore Refrigerators

1 Answer

The light bulbs (originals) in the control panel became very hot. The sockets are brown and the panel melted so it is now hanging by the wires. Also, the back of the freezer is constantly covered with ice needing defrosting. The refrigerator is only 2 years old. Model number is 795.7730 or 795.7731. What do we do?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Guru:

    An expert who has written 7 tips or uploaded 3 video tips

  • Contributor
  • 1,326 Answers

You have either a blockage in the cooling system for the icing issue or is low on refrigerant. As far as the control panel, if its getting hot to where its melting you have a short somewehere, If only 2 years old may still be under warranty ad I would definitely call Kenmore about that one and if your fuss enough and have them believe you won't buy anymore of their products and will tell people not to buy them they will sometimes repair/replace the appliance...

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Brake light failure


Bad circuit board tail light asseblise connector pin to board poor connection or burned push in light bulb sockets
On my '93 Chevy PU the new ones went bad within months I repaired the original ones by soldering all connector pins to the board cleaned the sockets chipping out melted plastic been working for five years now.
Care must be taken to keep solder from preventing wire connector install while using enough that plugging it in will not break these delicate unions.
Required pulling them several times to Finnish repair successfully.
Very disappointed in replacement parts.

Apr 22, 2016 | 1987 Toyota Celica

1 Answer

Head light not working I see two brown wires are hanging


Hi, Anonymous if your headlight is not working the first thing to check is the headlight bulb for damaged filaments then check your light circuit fuse, that being said the usual suspects are:
1. Faulty ground or power supply to headlight bulb socket.
2. Faulty hi/lo beam switch.
3. Faulty ignition switch.
4. Fuse is good but no continuity on both sides.
5. Faulty wiring between battery positive and headlight bulb socket.
For more information about your issue, please visit the websites below. Good luck and have nice a day.
Taotao ATM150 Evo scooter headlight troubleshooting and bulb replacement
How To Replace Headlight On Jonway Scooter
DOWNLOAD Bajaj Pulsar DTSi DTS UG 180 Service Repair Workshop Manual...
http://www.marutibajaj.com/pdf/Pulsar%20180%20ug3.pdf
http://ondoc.logand.com/d/1735/pdf

Apr 24, 2014 | 2007 Bajaj Avenger 180 DTSi

1 Answer

Where can I purchase the light plug for the trunk brake light on a 2008 dodge avenger


junkyard or dealer if you want the original part; or most parts stores have bulb sockets which can be installed but might look a little different.

Mar 07, 2013 | 2008 Dodge Avenger

1 Answer

Both bulbs on my 2002 S10 Blazer licence plate was burned out I replased them with new bulbs and they will not come on and I have checked the fuses what could be the problem?


you need to check for power and for ground at the lightbulb socket to determine which is not contributing to power the bulb(s). If the marker lights work at the rear then suspect a broken/melted light bulb socket, broken wire, or broken/rusted ground connection. Again, check at the light bulb socket for ground on one side (black wire) and 12V (brown wire) on the other. The light socket should have terminals that actually touch the light bulb; sometimes the sockets will melt not allowing a good connection. a cheap harbor freight multimeter (VOM) will help. Right and left side use separate fuses

Jan 13, 2012 | 2002 Chevrolet Blazer

1 Answer

My taillight (rear - passenger side) is not working - the other one on the driver side is. I change both bulbs in the non-working on (bulb #1157) and the tail light is still not working. What do I do...


Check the bulb socket. They get really hot and heat can cause the wires to melt solder holding them in place. If you have a test light, probe the socket pins for power,(light switch on). If none on either pin, then probe the wires an inch or so back from the socket. If wire(s) have power replace socket. If not, and even if you find power on the pins but the lamp doesn't work, then also check for a bad or loose ground wire.

Aug 21, 2011 | Subaru Legacy Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Replace headlight on a 98 springer. or replace socket that bulb plugs into. black wires have melted part of socket. replced the bulb.headlight still works. one black wire is just hanging there i taped it...


The black wire is the ground wire. It should be connected to the headlight housing or the triple tree somewhere. The yellow wire is the low beam and the white wires are the high beam and high beam indicator light. I'd purchase a new headlight "pigtail" and rewire it before you have further problems.

Apr 04, 2010 | 2000 Harley Davidson FLSTS Heritage...

2 Answers

I have a 1997 lincoln mark viii lsc has no tail lights no left turn signal, no left brake light. Right turn signal and brake light work fine. New multi-function switch (no fix) bulbs fine. Any ideas would...


inspect all of the sockets that the bulbs plug into. you may have a short in some of them. they can get hot and melt the plastic sockets. causing the bulbs not to work. or try replacing the wiring harness for all the rear lights. i found one in the junkyard for my cougar. and it works fine now, good luck

Mar 09, 2009 | 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII

1 Answer

Halogen bulb melted the socket


most likely a bad socket. if it were bad wiring the problem may have occured somewhere else in the range..

Jan 20, 2009 | Jenn-Air JXT8136ADS Kitchen Hood

1 Answer

The rear break rigth side is not working but the other side yes


All th tail lights are the same type. However, the push-in socket that they attach to ,if there is not a real good connection, it gets too hot and melts the bulb base and the light socket. Remove the tail light assembly with a phillips driver. 1 screw and the assembly is removed by pulling it straight back while pressing the areas where there are molded plastic clips. pull the bulb straight out and examine the area where the wires are., Both the bulb and the socket. if they appear to be melted to the plastic, they need replaced, or can be temporary made to work by using a pair of needle-nose-pliers, or tweesers to position the wire in the proper place to make contact, untill a replacement is available. Note the bulb type when you remove it, and replace with the same type...OK The bulb isn't burned out, is it??...Look at the elements in the bulb. If one is broken, the little wire element will be separated inside the bulb. It needs to be replaced Thank you...OK

Dec 09, 2008 | 2001 Ford Windstar

6 Answers

795.77573600


I just saved my fridge / home too, smelled what I thought to be an electrical fire when I opened the Trio doors, immediately looked at the bulbs as a probable cause, and sure enough, the base of the bulb sockets were burned-brown and the plastic housing was to hot to touch without a hot-mit.
Unscrewed the bulbs and set aside out of children's reach and combustable materials.

I'm filing a complaint and service repair today. 8/3/08
Sean-Jon

Nov 07, 2007 | Kenmore 73502 / 73504 / 73509 Bottom...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Refrigerators Logo

Related Topics:

20 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

minguy15

Level 1 Expert

18 Answers

mike cooper

Level 3 Expert

884 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...