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04-28-19, 03:17 PM
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Trying again. If this link doesn't work, go to...

Trying again. If this link doesn't work, go to lowe.com and search product # 15601
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04-28-19, 03:03 PM
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Posted By handyjim

lousy cedar on gable

Gable end of my house cedar is looking pretty bad. Built in 1984, it was natural for a number of years, then stained and then again. In addition to peeling, there are some cracked boards. They...
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Posted By handyjim

follow up

Regarding defrost timer, setup option is cumulative or continuous. I set for continuous like original. Do you have a preference?

Sorry about all the posts but all this stared last May, when I...
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Yes, I have posted several times. If I add to an...

Yes, I have posted several times. If I add to an earlier post after some time (several days), it seems if no one replies, plus I may have the reverse Midas touch. Every time I messed with it (try to...
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How cold is too cold? kenmore side by side 106.9550781

After more than a month replaced thermostat, defrost timer and bi metal (I'm not positive any of these were absolutely failed) After replacing each component, it would be fine for 4-5 days, then...
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Posted By handyjim

thanks, but..

I did find the video for my model. It's a little different than the one you posted.
Now that I know how to remove it, I'm going to take it out and see if anything is stuck inside. The damper does...
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It doesn't show the detail

Thanks Pete, however, I've seen the same picture in hardcopy that came with the original product book. The only benefit of the online is that I can expand it bigger for my old eyes. Although i can...
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Fridge damper has me baffled

After struggling with an 18 yr old Kenmore 106-9550781 side by side, replacing thermostat, defrost timer and finally bi metal defrost thermostat, it seems to be working fine. Fine tuning the temps...
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Posted By handyjim

defrost timer

How often should the defrost cycle work? My data logger shows a constant temp for 12 hrs. It seems I should see a small spike every once in a while in temp. If the defrost doesn't cycle, will ice...
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Fridge thermostat issues again

two years ago, I had trouble with Kenmore side by side Model # 106.9550781 not holding temp. I replaced the thermostats several times. This might have been due to cheap replacement part of my...
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I have viewed a couple videos of the installation...

I have viewed a couple videos of the installation and neither shows a close-up detail of bulb placement. In particular, should the bulb extend beyond the plastic capillary cover? By how much?
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thermostat (refridgerator contol unit) that I...

thermostat (refridgerator contol unit) that I received is 2198202.

After more research, I am begining to suspect the defrost timer. Would definitely like to get to bottom of this without calling...
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Refrigerator and freezer too cold

This pertains to: Kenmore side by side, model # 106.9550781. 18 yrs old.

After things began to thaw in freezer a couple weeks ago, I have been trying to figure out what is wrong. Fortunately,...
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