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Re: Kenmore Top Freezer formed ice, main refrigerator area is not cooling Kenmore Top Freezer (Main refrigerator area) is not cooling; This trouble shooting has happened for the past year. Main refrigerator area was either too warm or too cold and now, is not cooling period. A ***** of ice has formed in rear of the ice box. I removed ice maker and rear panel. Behind the panel was the unit/part that houses the refrigerant inside the aluminum piping and louvers. Ice was caked on throughout it. I just defrosted and cleaned every thing out. Please walk me through the rest of this trouble shooting process.By the way, is there an online video that will do just that? Thank you for your help and support Barry Adler barryadler@verizon.net barryadler.com 310 828-2435

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    my kenmore with top freezer it is not cooling



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Not easy to diagnose. the basic fault is that the defrost system has packed up.

check that there is continuity thro the defrost heater. there may also be a thermal fuse in series with the heater so check that also.

if those ok, then points to a fault in the main module


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