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Kenmore Elite Refrigerator model # 596.72289200 6 yrs. old is not cooling. The freezer and refrigerator both do not cool. Power was turned off to the house and after it was turned back on the problem seemed to have occurred. The fan and lights work. After a couple of minutes the fan shuts off.

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I went ahead and signed up for Sears' service warranty since I knew I had to get someone to come out.  IT costs $200/yr.  They say it covers everything, but when the technician came out, he told me that it just covers $500 per visit.  He said that a new motherboard and the labor alone was going to make it $498.  Anyway,   he had ordered a new motherboard. Apparently the motherboard wasn't working.  It is located in the back bottom left side of the refrigerator behind the panel.  There is a compartment on the lefthand side that slides out and houses the motherboard.  He put that in and also had to fix the fan that is in the back of the freezer.  That fan is the one that sends cool air up to the refrigerator part. When I had looked at the fan before the repair man came, it was not moving at all.  So at least take a look at the fan in the freezer.  Just take out the freezer drawers, and the fan is located in the top center of the freezer behind the compartment cover.  Maybe that's the problem with your refrigerator, the fan.  Hope that's all it is. Good luck!

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you need to call out a repair man for the repairs on it it sounds like you may have a freon leak

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore elite - Water dripping from freezer to refrigerator

Your refrigerator has a defrost drain blockage behind the evaporator in your your freezer compartment. Some models like yours have leak in the turns as the water leaves the freezer. I recommend that you unplug and remove the cover to the evaporator and check the defrost condensate tray below the evaporator. A wet vacuum cleaner and poring a solution with clorox in the drain will help you clean locate the leak and where the blockage may be downline.. I do have the manual on yours and can help you solve this. Some times this is a factory defect and I can help you solve the freezing drain problem. Let me know, Sea Breeze

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Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Refrigerator Model 596-65232403 2 Yrs old

Ed, check your freezer gasket..it may be partially frozen or torn..RDS

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SOURCE: kenmore elite refrigerator freezer won't close tight.

Head over to the manufacture's website. www.searspartsdirect.com
Enter your full model number in, and you can see expanded diagrams and part ordering information.

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