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Kenmore cold spot refrigerator freezer

I have a Kenmore Cold Spot refrigerator freezer #59592990. When you open up the front doors the lights come on, but neither the refrigerator or the freezer get cold. Any suggestions? At first the fridge was just doing defrost cycles (freezer side) now the fridge and freezer sides were warm when i woke up. wtf? before when it defrosted for too long or the freezer completely thawed, I just turned it off for a few sec.s and back on and it worked. do these fridges need to be charged w/ coolants,etc.???

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  • clinthuskey Jun 02, 2008

    I took the back panel off. it was cardboard w/ insulation glued onto it! unplugged the fridge, vacuumed all the dust although there wasn't much...and plugged it back in, the fan came on immediately and i heard some thing switch on for about two secs then it switched back off. It seems like there is cool air blowing through the vents in the panel, but still no cold air in the fridge. could this be like a circuit board thermostat malfuctioning?

  • Joseph61 Jun 04, 2008

    Refrigerator Kenmore Coldspot ,-Model 106.62852101,- serial EP 0718049. The tab is working good, but the lower is not cold. The fan is not working

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    freezer is not defrosting and the refrigerator is not cold

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I would look to the condenser where the heat is removed from the refrigeration system for your problem. Check and make sure the condenser fan operates, check the compressor for operation. If the condenser is plugged with dust it will cause the compressor to cycle on its thermal overload protector. Normally in back there is a removable panel to access the condenser and compressor area. make sure you reinstall the cover after you are done. It is critical to proper operation and cooling of the system.

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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    James Helmer Jun 02, 2008

    You Compressor has failed, The switch you heard was the compressor trying to start , then the click was the overload protector opening.

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Kenmore coldspot M# 106.56669500--side by side fridge side is not cold, freezer is fine-try to clean coils underneath poor access-compressor tank and copper lines to it are hot, fan is running-little box in upper left corner of fridge with vent and wires had some ice on it and dripping a little water.

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