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Kenmore 95499 My Kenmore 95499 compact refrigerator is hot to the touch on both sides. Is this a problem? It seems to keep items cold inside. Keith

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SOURCE: Kenmore Side by Side Refrigerator - ice/water dispenser

The water will not dispense, its worked since we moved in but last night it just stopped working.

Posted on Apr 16, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a Kenmore coldspot side by side- not cooling properly

Setting it to 5 is what the manufacturer recommends. If you set it to 1 and the frig is still not cold, then you probably have a faulty cold control (thermostat)
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Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Freezer and refrigerator are not cold enough.

you problem check and see if your fan condeser working best call service

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Amana Top Freezer Refrigerator is hot to the touch on the outside on the sides by the freezer. Still working fine inside. Is something getting ready to break inside?

The problem was the fan. It was hitting the metal enclosure and had stopped working. We made an adjustment and cleaned it and now it works fine and the hot spots are gone.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Gold star compact refrigerator has very hot backside

Leave it alone, it is totally correct. That is the radiator and it is supposed to get rid of heat through the radiator. You even have heaters in the sides of the fridge called mullon heaters.

Posted on Sep 21, 2009

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