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Candy frost free fridge freezer

Food is freezing in the salad/veg drawer at the bottom of the fridge compartment. How do i resolve this please ?

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  • dmb23 Dec 05, 2008

    recently i discovered my bulb had blown and also the super lights were not on ,nomally a green light also freezing in vegatable compartment

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You can decrease the setting of your thermostat for a start.

tnx 4 using fixya,

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