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I purchased a 93382 kenmore refrigerator from sears about 3 months ago when doing the first defrost, i punctured the aluminum freezer wall i was told this voided the warranty no argument about that, it was my fault i asked the sears repair man (and later a manager by phone) what were my alternatives from both i got, it can't be repaired, throw it out of buy a new one i can't believe i can't buy the part or repair it for less than the original cost ($130-) ??????????

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SOURCE: Kenmore Side by Side Refrigerator stopping

Ok this is a huge issue on many refrigerators of all brands that are using a tecumseh compressor. Let me guess that you hear a buzzing for a few secs then a click. And then 15mins or so later buzz...click??The compressor wont start for hours... sometimes even a whole day. Ive gone into detail the whole cycling senario in some early posts in my profile. This explains why you said it stopped cooling. Finally it starts. Only to stop again soon. I cant believe that a tech would tell you he cant check it. All he would have had to do is cycle the unit several times and he would have seen ,most likely, the issue. Inexperience is all that is. But anyhow make sure you get that compressor replaced while its still inder warranty. Dont take no for an answer or youll be stuck with a large bill. Let me know if If i was accurate here thanks.......

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SOURCE: Kenmore Model #106.52214104 Side by Side Refrigerator

As an appliance tech myself, it sounds like the relays have gone bad, the burning smell or sometimes a hmmmm then a click sound can be heard when the relays are out. The appliance place that you took your appliance to should have been able to fix it pretty quick. Questions? Visit my web site at www.GofarAppliance.com (the houston link has more info).. ALSO, all who read this and visit my website ARE more than welcome to CALL me if you have questions. We service appliances mainly in the houston area.

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SOURCE: Sanyo punctured evaporator

It isn't always more costly to repair provided that the system isn't contaminated by water and air entering it at the time the evaporator was punctured. Unfortunately it is in most cases. However if you can get the parts cheaply enough and your tech's labor rate isn't exceedingly high in a worst case scenario you should expect a job of this magnitude to approach and even cross half the cost of a new refrigerator. That's the point at which most people decide not to repair it. My suggestion would be to see any repair companies might want to buy it for parts or donate it to a local trade school

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