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Kenmore 253 55673407 side by side

I have a kenmore side by side model # 253 55673407. The frig is holding a temperature of 43ish degrees, which from my research is too warm. The freezer on the other hand is cooler very well. I have played with th temperature dial for the frig and the temp. has not changed. After reading the manual it says to clean the condenser, but I have tried to locate it with no luck. I have cleaned the toe kicker and have noticed no frost in the freezer.

Any ideas on where the condenser is located? An other tips would be great-

Thanks-
Kim

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  • Penelope3 Aug 31, 2008

    Thanks for the help! I haven't pulled the frig out yet, is there a panel I remove before I see the condenser? I hope it's just dirty as the unit is only 3 years old. I appreciate your help very much-



    I will defintely rate.....

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The condensor is located in back behind the panel. if it is real dirty it's blocking airflow over the coils and fins. if this doesn't solve the problem either the thermo coupler is faulty or the freon is low. if that is the case the unit has to be serviced by a liscensed qualified tech. hope this helps please rate this ....thanks

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    Ronald Mueller Aug 31, 2008

    there should be a panel that you have to remove it will be behind it it will look like a radiator you can't miss it. good luck,

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