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Sears Kenmore Elite Frig Interion Light Wont Extinquish

I have a 1.5 yr old Kenmore Elite Refrigerator, Model number 79572242601. Last night the interior lights did not extinquish ruining food and antibiotics, and also melting the interior light assembly. Apparently this is a know problem. All that the telephone operators could offer is for someone to come here for $109 to diagnose and estimate. However, others, including you, seem to already know that's its a stuck relay. See http://www.fixya.com/support/t491281-fridg_area_light_will_not_turn_off. Do you know how can I get this fixed or fix myself with correct parts. I alreaady ordered the lamp assembly since it's toast anyway. Thanks.

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I would suggest you contact Sears and ask them to repair it free of charge, I am not aware of this model as I am from the Great North. Depending who the OEM is, if Sears did not want to fix it, I would go after them.

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