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Kenmore Model # 596.735032.. Fridge is cool, Freezer is not freezing

Baught this kenmore about 4 years ago. The top fridge seems to be cooling. You can feel cool air blowing from vent, but I think it could be colder. The bottom freezer has totally thawed out. Ice and food melted. I can feel cool air blowing but again should still be cooler. Please help!

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After pulling the fridge away from the wall and removing the lower right hand panel I noticed that the compressor (big round black ball with copper tubing) was not turning on. I also noticed that there was a ticking or popping sound comming from it every couple of minutes or so. After doing some research online in numerouse forums I decided to try and replace the overheat relay that is attached to the compressor. It only took maybie five minutes at most to change it and the compressor is now working with nice cold air comming into the fridge and freezer. Hope this helps someone else with the same problem.

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This sounds like it might be my problem! A big 10 for this tip.
Can't wait to get home and try it!
Thanks!

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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