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Two of my refrigerators stopped making ice because of frozen water lines going to the ice maker inside of the freezer door. I thawed the lines by unplugging the refrigerator and used a hair drier around the ice maker till all the frost was gone. After I plugged it in I heard water going to the ice maker. If you remove the ice bin you can check the ice tray to see if it has ice in it. If it is empty it is not getting water. It could also be a bad Solenoid Water Valve.

Kenmore Side by... | Answered on Jul 18, 2014


Your problem is more than likely a defrost issue. There is ice building up in the freezer coils and when it gets blocked with ice the cold air cant blow into the fresh food section. When you shut it off the ice melts and it gets cold again for a few days. remove the freezer back panel and check the defrost heater and defrost thermostat. if they check OK then check the defrost timer. It is best to replace all three components at the same time. This way you will be starting out with new components rather than one failing then the other.

Kenmore Side by... | Answered on Jul 16, 2014


Suggest you take the ice maker out and defrost it. You propably have ice crystal buildup and causing it to labor harder.

Kenmore Side by... | Answered on Jul 15, 2014


What you call temperature swing, is hysteresis. For a refrigerator it only is allowed a few degrees. 1 or 2 up and down. A swing from 32 to 45 is far to big. Unless the factory can prove they advertise these figures. I would never buy a frig like that.
I would contact the dealer and ask him / her to replace the thermostat and if that is not possible to bring another refrigerator.

Something is really wrong with yours.

Kenmore Side by... | Answered on Jun 30, 2014


its about more than 15 years old unit

Kenmore Side by... | Answered on Jun 29, 2014


replaced water valve for ice maker cause keep water drip in ice maker and over fill

Kenmore Side by... | Answered on Jun 26, 2014


Board is located in unit section on top off refrigerator. (where compressor is) There is a power control board and a main control board.

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Kenmore Side by... | Answered on Jun 18, 2014


Model number is not valid check plate inside refrigerator. Usually Sears Kenmore start with 3 digit model number like 590.xxxxxxxx, and usually have characters that tell u what characteristics the model has and what color scheme.

Kenmore Side by... | Answered on May 29, 2014


depends on what model you have

Kenmore Side by... | Answered on May 12, 2014


It should be left still for 24 hours before being turned on after moving it.

Kenmore Side by... | Answered on May 10, 2014


The solenoid valve is at the connection where you screw on the hopes from the water supply to the machine.

Kenmore Side by... | Answered on May 09, 2014


remove the service panel, look for a loose or leaky hose. hose is inexpensive and easy to replace. if its coming from the cylinder and is cracked or split, it will need to be replaced. many companys will give you a 1 year contract of buying there water they deliver and you get a free water cooler.

Kenmore Side by... | Answered on Apr 24, 2014

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