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There is a lever in the ice box push it down, it is the cutoff switch


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Kenmore 50522 /... | Answered on Jan 15, 2018


Product Specifications Dimensions and Capacity:
  • Weight (lbs.): 242
  • Freezer Capacity (Cu Ft): 9.17
  • Overall Capacity (Cu Ft): 24.68
  • Depth w/ Handle (in.): 34.625
  • Depth w/o Handle (in.): 32.375
  • Height to Top of Case (in.): 68.875
  • Height to Top of Hinge (in.): 69.125
  • Depth w/Door Open 90 Degrees (In.): 49.875
  • Refrigerator Capacity: 15.51
  • Width w/Door Open 90 Degrees (In.): 41.5
  • Width w/ Door Closed (In.): 35.5
  • Depth without Door (in.): 28.875
Color and Styling:
  • Door Style: Flat
  • Door Color: Stainless steel
  • Door Finish: Smooth
  • Color Family: Stainless steel
  • Handle Color: Mono
  • Cabinet Color: Black
  • Crisper Color: Clear
Product Overview:
  • General Warranty: l year limited
  • Power Cord Included: Yes
  • Adjustable Legs: No
  • Weight, Shipping: 254
  • Standard or Counter Depth: Standard Depth
  • Voltage (V): 115
  • Ice Dispenser: Yes
  • Automatic Defrost: Yes
  • Fast Freeze: No
  • Dynamic Cooling: No
  • Kilowatt Hrs. per Year: 701
  • Control Type: Mechanical
  • Refrigerator Shelf Material: Glass
  • Handle Material: Metal
  • Freezer Shelf Material: Wire
Filtration & Dispensing:
  • Ice Maker: Yes
  • Internal Water Dispenser: No
  • Thru Door Dispenser: Ice & Water Dispenser
  • Water Filter: Yes
  • Ice Style: Crushed & Cubed
  • Water Filter Replacement Part Number: 9930
Freezer Features:
  • Defrost System: Frost-free
Refrigeration Conveniences:
  • Crisper Style: Slide-out
  • Control Location: Interior
  • Gallon Door Storage: Yes
  • Number of Refrigerator Drawers: 2
  • Number of Refrigerator Door Bins: 4
  • Refrigerator Interior Light: Yes
  • Adjustable Shelves: No
  • Humidity-Controlled Crisper: Yes
  • Number of Refrigerator Shelves: 3
  • Flexible Storage Shelf: No
Freezer Conveniences:
  • Freezer Interior Light: Yes
  • Number of Freezer Door Bins: 3
  • Number of Freezer Shelves/Baskets: 3
  • ENERGY STAR Compliant: No


Kenmore 50522 /... | Answered on Jun 25, 2016

installed 3n1 and still did not start compressor.

Kenmore 50522 /... | Answered on Nov 26, 2015

Check that the fan is operating. If the bottom of the fridge cold & the top warm then thats probably the issue.

Kenmore 50522 /... | Answered on May 31, 2014

Check to see if the fan blade by the compressor has a lint build up on the blade. This could also cause poor performance. Make sure the controls are set to median settings if both controls are set to max this can shut off the air to the fresh food section. If there is a damper to the fresh food section it could be not opening.

Kenmore 50522 /... | Answered on May 17, 2014

Sometimes icemakers get all frozen up, such that the motor cannot turn to eject the ice. Also, in some cases the water supply line freezes up, although that does not sound like your problem.

Try leaving the freezer open to defrost it manually and see if it starts working by itself. Also, the icemaker motors can and do fail. In some cases you smell an acrid burning smell when the motor fails.

Kenmore 50522 /... | Answered on Feb 14, 2014

It sounds like you may have toasted one of the starting componets. Either the start relay or the start capacitor has probably failed, causing the compressor to try to start, and then kick off on overload. Hope this helps

Kenmore 50522 /... | Answered on Feb 07, 2014

Unfortunately, no. If your freezer is not cooling then your refrigerator side will also get warm. The freezer is the source of cooling and it uses a fan to force the cold air into the refrigerator side. I would suggest calling a repairman to look at it for you to find out if it is fixable. It could just be something simple and does not always mean that you have to replace the unit, but that may be a possibility as well. Sorry!

Kenmore 50522 /... | Answered on Dec 05, 2013

The origional problem was probably not the icemaker but the electronic controller that sends power to the icemaker.

Kenmore 50522 /... | Answered on Nov 22, 2013

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