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I have a 1996 kenmore coldspot mod. 106 9658685 and have noticed that ice cubes take a while to freeze and refrigerator is at about 45+ degrees. Runs constantly. Repair or replace?

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Check and clean the condenser coil on the bottom of unit first. Sounds like it may be dirty/clogging and making the head pressure higher than normal resulting in it running forever to keep cooling. You may also have a very slow leak of refrigerant (depends on how long it's been at 45 degrees. Other than that, it's had a good life. Much longer than the new units today.

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