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Kenmore Coldspot model 106 - Snowing in freezer!

Kenmore Coldspot model 106 - HELP! Freezer looks like full of snowy blizzard. Ice on roof of fridge. Freezer vent not blocked. Cleaned coils underneath fridge with fridge brush. Set both fridge & freezer on 3/normal. Snow increasing, not improving. I think it is always running too. Recommendations please!

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  • bev croyle Aug 10, 2012

    We are having the same problem plus the frig is not cold enough - milk always warm and goes bad before use by date.

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Its not defrosting. check heater operations. bimetal near heater. check defrost timer

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    What does this mean? What is a bimetal? Where is the heater?

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Check the defrost thermostat and it's defrost timer that turns off the refrigeration compressor and turns on the heater element to melt away the frost. Check the heater element, too.

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