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Refrigerator not getting cold - freezer still pretty cold - perhaps not all the way I purchased a Kenmore fridge in Aug. 2005 (no freezer - fridge only). During a couple weeks of warmer weather I noticed it was not keeping the foold cold which ended up in the garbage. I fortunately have a small bar fridge I am able to use for the essentials. I called Sears repair Aug. 21 and to date no one has bothered to contact me to set up a time to fix it it. I was told It would be a priority call due to the situation. We have livestock and some of their vaccines, meds, etc., must be kept cool. Needless to say several have been thrown out. I read the manual and did as suggested with no change - now the air blowing is not even cool so I unplugged the appliance - no pointin wasting electricity. I have given up on Sears and plan to call a local repair person after the holiday weekend. Any ideas?

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Assuming you have had the appliance unplugged for a while, plug back in and it may well work ok. if so, get back to me and i'll take it further

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

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