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Vegies are freezing. kenmore smart reach model 596.70003003. about 10 years old. temp settings are mid range on both frig (3-4) and freezer (3-4). van't find the manual, or online, for troubleshooting

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  • bllgrrsn Mar 23, 2011

    so how do i solve my problem. i checked out the manual and though they did not have my exact model #, the trouble shooting in the manuals they did have for similar model numbers did not address the problem.

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Hi,
You need to check the following to make sure your fridge is working properly:
Vent blockage - Air flows between the freezer and refrigerator sections to provide proper cooling via air vents.
Condenser coil - When the condenser coil is dirty it causes the sealed system to overheat and therefore the refrigerator will not cool properly.
Defrost Cycle - When the refrigerator goes into defrost, the cooling mode stops and a defrost heater energizes to remove accumulated frost from the evaporator (cooling) coil, which causes the freezer temperature to rise slightly.
Proper Air Circulation - Refrigerators require a specific amount of clearance around the cabinet to allow for air circulation. If the refrigerator does not have the minimum clearance required, the refrigerator cannot cool properly.
Hope this helps.
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Hi bllgrrsn,

If you're looking for the manual of your machine you can find it here. Please click the link below for you to be forwarded to the official support site of Kenmore.

KENMORE Support site

Hope it helps.

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