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Kenmore Refrigerator and Freezer Not CoolingWhen your fridge and freezer stop cooling it can quickly become an expensive fix. Not only is there the cost of repairs, but there may be food spoilage as well. This page looks at some causes and solutions for a Kenmore refrigerator and freezer not cooling.

 

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Refrigerator Is Freezing FoodSometimes you may find that your refrigerator has begun to freeze the food inside. This page contains troubleshooting tips if your refrigerator is freezing food.

 

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Kenmore Refrigerator Not CoolingWhen a refrigerator no longer cools it is time for immediate action, either calling a repair person or troubleshooting the problem for a home repair. This is a page about a Kenmore refrigerator not cooling.

 

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Repairing a Refrigerator Door Gasket?This page is about repairing a refrigerator door gasket. If the seal is compromised on your refrigerator doors, it may not run properly and energy can be wasted.

 

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Fixing a Refrigerator Door HandleThis page is about fixing a refrigerator door handle. You may be able to repair or find a replacement when you have a broken handle on your appliance.

 

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Condensation Inside Refrigerator?Right now we have really bad heat and our refrigerator has everything wet on the bottom shelf. I put paper towels in there before and yesterday everything was soaked. So I put all new towels in and everything is soaked again this morning.

 

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Painting Metal Shelves in a Refrigerator?This is a page about painting metal shelves in a refrigerator. Over time the shelves in you fridge can become discolored and unattractive. One way to spruce them up is to paint them.

 

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Ice Forming in Back of Refrigerator?I have a 2 door fridge/freezer, not the side by side ones, the half and half type. The freezer works perfectly but I have a problem with the refrigerator section. I defrost and clean it regularly but a week or so after defrosting, a very thick layer of ice forms at the back of the fridge.

 

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Refrigerator Makes Ice But Will Not DispenseAn ice dispenser is a wonderful addition to have on your refrigerator, if it is working properly. If your refrigerator makes ice, but will not dispense it, there may be something blocking it or the refrigerator need to be repaired.

 

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Testing a Refrigerator SealThis is a page about testing a refrigerator seal. The gasket on your refrigerator is designed to keep cold air in and warm air out. If it is not sealing properly your refrigerator is not working as efficiently as it could.

 

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Refrigerator is Leaking WaterThis page is about refrigerator is leaking water. Determining the cause of the leak is the first step to repairing it.

 

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Finding a Replacement Handle for a Refrigerator?This is a page about finding a replacement handle for a refrigerator. It isn't easy to use a refrigerator if it is missing its handle. Here are some tips about how to locate a replacement handle.

 

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Repairing Damage to the Finish on a Textured Refrigerator?Has anyone ever had used a dry Magic Eraser on a white textured refrigerator? I have before and never had any problems. I don't know what happened this last time. This time it took the texture and paint on the door right down to the metal. The metal has now rusted.

 

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Refrigerator Water Supply Line Leaking?Determining where it is leaking can help you figure out how to stop it. The line to the ice maker may be frozen allowing the water to spill over. This is a page about refrigerator water supply line leaking.

 

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Fridge Icing Up and Not Cooling After Door Left Open?I didn't close my fridge door properly and went on holiday for 4 weeks. I came home and realised I had left the door open, now I get ice at the back of the fridge and it doesn't get that cold.

 

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Kenmore Refrigerator Not Cooling?My 4 year old Kenmore french door refrigerator is not cooling properly. The freezer keeps frosting up. I've checked air flow and gaskets and am not finding any issues. Before it got this bad it appeared to have a vacuum in the frig, making it difficult to open one door without the other.

 

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Changing Your Refrigerator Water FilterThis is a page about changing your refrigerator water filter. You can change the water filter in your refrigerator periodically. This maintenance task can ensure the best water quality for yourself and family.

 

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Repairing A Refrigerator's Water Dispenser?This is a page about repairing a refrigerator's water dispenser. When you become used to the in-door water dispenser on your refrigerator, it is frustrating when it breaks.

 

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Whirlpool Refrigerator Not Cooling?This is a page about Whirlpool refrigerator not cooling. If your refrigerator is no longer getting cold, and you've checked the power and temperature setting, you may need a professional repairman.

 

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Refrigerator Cycles Off and On?This is a page about refrigerator cycles off and on. There may be something wrong with your appliance when it keeps turning on and off, and it may need some maintenance.

 

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Refrigerator Won't Dispense Water?I am not getting water at front of the fridge, but it will make ice.

 

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LG Refrigerator Not Cooling?This page is about LG refrigerator not cooling. When your refrigerator is not working properly, it may be time to call a repairman.

 

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Refrigerator Compressor Making Noises?This is a page about refrigerator compressor making noises. Refrigerators make different sounds during normal operation. However, certain noises can be indicative of problems that may need repair.

 

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Water from Refrigerator Tastes Bad?This is a page about water from refrigerator tastes bad. Determining the cause for the bad taste in the water dispensed by your fridge can be a challenge.

 

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Refrigerator Light is Overheating?This is a page about refrigerator light is overheating. If your refrigerator light is malfunctioning and staying on this can cause overheating and other damage to the appliance, as well as the food inside.

 

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Refrigerator is Not Staying Cold?This is a page about refrigerator is not staying cold. If your refrigerator is not staying cold, it is time for some troubleshooting to determine the cause. It may be something you can fix yourself.

 

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Refrigerator Lights Don't Work?This is a page about when refrigerator lights don't work. There are a few reasons that the lights in your refrigerator don't work.

 

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Icicles in the Refrigerator?This page is about icicles in the refrigerator. If there are icicles in the refrigerator something is not working right.

 

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Water Not Getting to the Water Dispenser?Water is going through the water dispenser, but not going up the tube the icemaker. I pulled the hose off to see if it was clogged, it wasn't. At the bottom back of refrigerator where the hose goes in that feeds ice maker, there is water up to the red and green connection.

 

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Cleaning a Hotpoint Refrigerator Drain?I need to clean my Hotpoint drip drain, but I don't see a pan of any type and only see a black bowl type thing. Can anyone give me answers on how to remove the drip drain and clean it? Please, I have been working on this for three hours and i really need some answers.

 

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LG Refrigerator Keeps Shutting Down?What would cause my LG fridge to just keep shutting down after 5 minutes or less? I unplug it and plug it back up and it starts again, runs another 5 minutes or less and shuts down. Please help.

 

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Refrigerator Overheating?I have a 3-year-old Kenmore Elite refrigerator, double door with bottom freezer. This morning my daughter woke me up to tell me that the refrigerator temperature was registering 124 degrees!

 

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Is It Cost Effective to Repair a Chefmate Refrigerator?I have a small Chefmate refrigerator that blowing warm air; is it worth repair?

 

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Refrigerator Doesn't Make Ice in Hot Weather?We have a Frigidaire Source Plus side by side ice on the door refrigerator. In the winter time we have tons of ice. When the weather gets warm it quits making ice. We have had the repair man out, with no success. Does anyone know what the problem could be?

 

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Kenmore Refrigerator is Beeping?I have a Kenmore side-by-side refrigerator Model # 106.53564202 that has a beeping sound coming from behind the electronic control panel. Everything works fine with the exception that sometimes the motor cuts on and off when the beeping is in rapid succession.

 

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Why is My Ice Dispenser So Loud?We just bought a new Kenmore side by side refrigerator (model: 106.45429801, SN: S03243205) and it works great except the ice dispenser sounds like an earthquake when it is used. Is this normal?

 

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Kenmore Ice Maker is Making Noise?My 2yr old Frigidaire side by side makes ice, but the dispenser makes terrible grinding noises and will not put out ice. About 1 month before, the cube/crush button would not switch back from crushed.

 

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Kenmore Side-by-Side Gets Too Cold?My Kenmore side by side freezes everything rock solid. The recommended setting is 4 and we have it at 2, but it still freezes too much. The refrigerator also gets too cold. Any ideas?

 

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Refrigerator Not Working?My refrigerator is not working. It is plugged in and the breaker it is on.

 

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Kenmore Drain Pan is Overflowing and Water Line to Icemaker Backing Up?I have a Kenmore refrigerator that is overflowing the pan under the fridge. The water line for the icemaker is backing up.

 

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Refrigerator Not Blowing Warm Air Outside?My refrigerator is not blowing warm air outside. What could be wrong?

 

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Samsung Refrigerator is Developing Ice on the Door?I have a Samsung double door fridge. The upper door is producing ice which it is not generally meant. Kindly help me out.

 

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Removing Paint and Scratches on Black Refrigerator?We recently bought a new home and the refrigerator that came with it is black. It has many white scratches and some white paint spots on the exterior. How do I remove the spots? Paint thinner was suggested, but I am wondering if the black paint will be okay. Please help!

 

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Refrigerator Won't Shut Off?My refrigerator/freezer runs almost continuously. I have to take the freezer apart and use a blow dryer to defrost the coils about twice a month. What part do you think I need to replace? Thank you so much for your help.

 

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Locating the Fuse on a Refrigerator?Where is the fuse on a Frigidaire Gallery GLRT13TEW refrigerator?

 

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Repairing a Leaky Kenmore Refrigerator?My Kenmore refrigerator leaks badly. We never set it up to make ice even though it has that capability. It was purchased new and is level. There is no water ever in the drip pan. How do we access the filters or drains to effect a repair? New in 2003...

 

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Replacing the Insulation in an RV Refrigerator/Freezer?Our refrigerator/freezer in the RV had meat in it that we forgot about once spring got here. The juice from it ran down the inside walls. I tried pouring bleach with water hoping it would clean it when it ran down the sides as well.

 

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How Do I Clean the Condenser Coils on a Maytag Refrigerator?I have a Maytag French door refrigerator that is freezing my produce. The owner's manual tells me to clean the condenser coils, but it doesn't tell me where they are or how to do it. There were no similar questions in the 3000+ previously asked questions.

 

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Ammonia Odor in a Refrigerator?There is an ammonia smell in our camper refrigerator. Is it Freon?

 

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Refrigerator's Door Ice Maker Not Working?I have a Kenmore side by side model 106.52582201. The ice maker is all functioning well, except it won't come out the door. I held the button down so I could see what was going on and the spiral that carriers the ice was turning and there was nothing blocking it.

 

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Repairing an RV Refrigerator?I'm a new RV'er with a Class C Winnebago Outlook. My problem is my refrigerator. It worked fine for a couple of months but stopped working and flashed a five-dot code.

 

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Kenmore Freezer Not Automatically Defrosting?I have a Kenmore refrigerator model# 596-73824200, with freezer on bottom. The back of freezer wall keeps frosting up and then the refrigerator won't quit running.

 

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Kenmore Refrigerator Fan Keeps Coming On?I have a Kenmore side by side refrigerator, model # 106.5022102. It was purchased February 2004. The fan motor kicks on every 20 minutes for 2-3 minutes. The condenser coils are clean and the door seals are good.

 

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Refrigerator Exterior is Rusty?I need to find out what to do with the rusty exterior of our refrigerator. One side is really bad.Thanks.

 

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Water Puddling Under Crisper Drawers?Refrigerator problem. Water accumulates daily on floor of refrigerator beneath crisper drawers. There is enough each day to have to use a bath towel to remove. What could be causing this?

 

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Refrigerator Over Temperature Control Keeps Sounding?We have a Kitchen Aid Superba Side-by-side refrigerator. Everything is working fine, but our "Over temperature reset" button on the top control panel keeps coming on (many, many times a day) and gives off a high-pitched ringing noise.

 

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Refrigerator Door Does Not Close Properly?My Kenmore refrigerator door does not close properly. It looks like the door has lowered a little. You can tell by the freezer door next to it which is higher up.

 

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Scratches on Stainless Steel Refrigerator?I have a stainless steel refrigerator and it has some fine scratches on the door. How can I remove them?

 

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Ice Maker Slowly Making Ice?My Kenmore ice maker is making ice very slow and ice is usually hollow.

 

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Repainted A Refrigerator?Does anyone have some ideas on how to repaint a fridge safely. I have a fridge that has rust on it due to having it cleaned with cleaners. It is not a flat surface but sort of patterned.

 

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Fix Your RV Fridge By Inverting ItWe bought a used RV (propane) refrigerator which had stood unused for quite awhile. We couldn't get it to keep cold. When we were about to give up on it, a friend told us how to fix it.

 

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How do I re-insert the water tube to the ice maker water source?How do I re-insert the water tube to the ice maker water source? It was clogged so I removed it by pulling it out. There is a rubber hose extending from the back of the freezer which connects to a 3" long metal connecter tube which connects to another rubber section which feeds the ice maker.

 

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Can Ice Packs Make Your Freezer Malfunction?I have freezer bags that I keep in the freezer to ice my sore joints. Can these cause my freezer unit to not work as well? My ice maker is not making ice and I saw a sign at work that the ice packs make the freezer hotter.

 

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Frost Free Freezer Has Frost In It?Why is my frost free freezer getting frost inside it? Is my freezer/fridge going out? My fridge is about 10 years old. I was thinking maybe the seal isn't sealing correctly. We have already replaced the seal around the fridge which was $70.00 to replace. Should I get a new refridgerator?

 

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Mildew Smell in Ice and Water from Refrigerator?The water and ice coming from my side by side refrigerator is mildewy.

 

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Top Half of Kenmore Side by Side Refrigerator Not Cold?I have a 19 year old Kenmore side by side refrigerator model #106.50559001. The top half on both sides will not get cold.

 

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Refrigerator Not Cold Enough?I have a problem with my Kelvinator four door the fridge. It is not cold enough in a way some of the things get spoiled. My freezer is okay. What might be a problem?

 

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Kenmore Refrigerator Giving Error Codes and Not Working?My Kenmore refrigerator stopped working and gave codes E on the freezer side and F on refrigerator side. What do they mean?

 

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Water Dispenser Not Working on Refrigerator?We just replaced the filter in our frig. It will make and dispense ice, but not water. Also when the ice tray fills with water it also leaks out of the water dispenser, but it won't dispense water otherwise.

 

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Repairing a Leaking Refrigerator Water Valve?I shut off the water valve behind the fridge due to a possible leak. Will my pipes possibly burst due to a pressure problem?

 

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Refrigerator Water Filter Leaking?I recently replaced my Coldspot water filter and after doing so I drained about a gallon or two from water through the door. However, every time I get ice through the door, the water filter in the top of the fridge leaks inside the fridge.

 

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