Question about Kenmore Elite 22.4 cu. ft. Bottom Freezer Refrigerator with Adjusta Cube Ice Maker

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Can't raise temperature

Help! Noticed watermelon and other fruits getting too cold with frozen parts. It is a Bottom freezer type Elite Kenmore. It said 37C so I pressed the button on the front and it went to 36 and then 35 and is now at 41 F instead of C and it is of course much colder!
I want to get it back to at least where it was -- and a few degrees warmer if possible. Now - without your help everything is going to freeze! HELP PLEASE! Loretta

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  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    Okay -- so I am to let it remain at the temperture it is at for a day
    and then try again. My question really is that when I pressed the
    button it would only allow it to get colder -- not warmer -- no way it
    seems to go up and down with the temperature. Am I missing something?
    Feeling dumb in Nevada --- Loretta

  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    Okay -- I'll try it tomorrow!

  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    IT WORKED! I got it back to 47F rather than the 41F it was at. I just
    kept pressing as YOU said. Now I have to get it to Centigrade and I'll
    be set. THANKS MUCH!!!

  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    Thanks Ekse-- very much! I have to laugh as I see no Accept button --



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35-37'Celsius is very warm. room temperature is around 19-23'c idealy

Can you post me the model number so I can get the user manual with the instructions on how to adjust the temperature?

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  • Ekse Aug 06, 2008

    ok, I think this is close enought.

    Refrigerator Temp Control: 33°F to 46°F (0°C to 8°C)

    The lower the number setting, the colder the refrigerator

    compartment will become.

    • Freezer Temp Control: -6°F to 9°F (-21°C to -13°C)

    When the setting is at a lower number, the freezer

    compartment becomes colder. The refrigerator

    compartment becomes warmer because less cold air

    flows into the refrigerator.

    NOTE: If you want to change °F to °C or the reverse,

    press and hold FREEZER key and REFRIGERATOR key

    simultaneously for 5 seconds or more.

  • Ekse Aug 06, 2008

    They have not explained how to adjust the temperature very well, I suppose it is very simple.

    Try pressing either freezer temp or refigenerator temp and the temeperature should go up or down, when it goes high enought it should either turn back or start over.

  • Ekse Aug 06, 2008

    see my latest comments on this page

    also I sent you a link to the user manual, so you can print it out if you wish.

  • Ekse Aug 06, 2008

    you can try it today, just get it to the correct setting and then wait 24hours for it to adjust.

  • Ekse Aug 06, 2008

    Great! please press on the accept button as we solved the problem! :-) Let me know if you need anything else later, you can use the ask me button.

  • Ekse Aug 06, 2008

    the C to F changes is covered in the manual same page by the way if you printed it.



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