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Hello,I have a Kenmore side by side Mod 363.58047894 fridge side doesn't get cold enough and freezer side is full of ice.I took off the panel and there is a lot of ice back there.I keep reading about resetting the defrost timer,but I can't find it anywhere.Can someone help?Thanks

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Either a bad defrost element or timer

Posted on Sep 29, 2010

  • nguitar Sep 29, 2010

    do you know where the timer is located?Thanks

  • sparks194520 Sep 29, 2010

    not real sure on the Kenmore i would look around the control where the therostat is

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