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Refrigerator malfunction

I have a kenmore refrigerator that was purchase around three in a half years ago . It seems as if the freezer is working fine however the refrigerator seems to not be cooling. We have it set at the maximum setting which is digital and still no luck. Can you give some ideas to figure out the problem. Oh yeah the mod# is 596.65232404

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afritz afritz
I understand that your refrigerator is not heating but your freezer is. While you are waiting for an expert to respond, I have attached some helpful links below that may provide information to assist you with your question. Have a great day!
by afritz afritz Earned 1,307 community points in Kenmore
March 15th, 2012
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When the freezer is cold and the refrigerator is not, it is usually an air circulation problem. The links Alina F sent give good information for testing and repairing the problem.

If the airflow from the damper assembly at the top of the refrigerator section increases when you open the freezer door, the return air duct is probably restricted. Remove the crisper drawers at the bottom of the refrigerator. The return air duct is in the left rear corner of the refrigerator bottom.

Remove enough food from the freezer to see the evaporator cover where the evaporator fan is located. If the cover has frost on it, the defrost system has probably failed. This is a problem a technician should repair. You can go to

Home Services

and get a Sears technician to repair the refrigerator.

If you have a volt/ohm meter and want to repair the refrigerator yourself, reply with details of what you have found and I will be glad to help.
by Manage My Life
March 16th, 2012
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