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How do I prevent a solid block of ice from forming in the freezer bin of my Kenmore model 106.5802*800 freezer?

How do I prevent the ice from becoming a solid block in the ice bin of the freezer of my Kenmore refrigerator model 106.5802*800?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: kenmore refrigerator model 106, 2doors, ice forms

I had the same problem and discovered that the water control valve was not shutting off completely between cycles. The water seeping through the valve was freezing in the water inlet tube. I replaced the water control valve for the icemaker and solved the problem.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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you most likely have a defrost problem.or a clogged drain.you need to check your defrost heater defrost timer and thermostat.if ice is formed over drain then you can unclog drain with hot water.you will see when it is unclogged,water will run down drain without running over into bottom of freezer.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Water/Ice build up in refrigerator

what i would do is...turn your temperature down a little untill you get the resaults you are looking for.

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

Sea Breeze

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SOURCE: Kenmore elite - Water dripping from freezer to refrigerator

Your refrigerator has a defrost drain blockage behind the evaporator in your your freezer compartment. Some models like yours have leak in the turns as the water leaves the freezer. I recommend that you unplug and remove the cover to the evaporator and check the defrost condensate tray below the evaporator. A wet vacuum cleaner and poring a solution with clorox in the drain will help you clean locate the leak and where the blockage may be downline.. I do have the manual on yours and can help you solve this. Some times this is a factory defect and I can help you solve the freezing drain problem. Let me know, Sea Breeze

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Posted on Jul 01, 2009

woobie dog

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I'm not sure which one you have, but try this: Look for the area where the air passes from the freezer to the refrigerator side, in the wall somewhere between them. Make sure that there isn't something blocking the passage. This is a good place to start.
Regards,--W/D

Posted on Jul 10, 2009

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