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Kenmore 106.7687461 about once a week refrig stop, light still on?

Split unit, top freezer, bottom refrigerator.
About once a week the motor stop, but light still on.
Then over 8 hours or longer then motor starts up again???
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  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    The motor stopped running on my Kenmore refrigerator. The thermostat no longer registers as we'll. already cleaned out all dust from the back vent area. How can I fix it?

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Try to locate the defrost timer. It sounds like the defrost timer has an intermittent fault and is not operating as it should. It should be situated in the compressor compartment. It is a white or black box with a little knob protruding from it. When the motor stops again, try turning the little knob on the timer untill you hear a loud click. The motor should then start running again. If it does, the timer is faulty. Replace it.

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