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Temp control problem sub zer side by side

Dear Huum

I mistakenly pushed the wrong rating. My apologies. What I meant to say was that it didn't help because I just had an authorized tech replace both the evaporator fan and temperature sensor. Your advice was very good advice had I not already done this. I posted a further comment on the problem under the question.

Please forward this to the rating service at FixYa so that the mistaken rating might be removed.

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  • sharon764 Sep 20, 2008

    Well, Huum



    I'm getting no frost and a consistent temperature of 30-34 degrees on setting 'one'. I am happy with this performance. But I don't understand why it gets so cold on that setting. The new probe replace ment was the newer model with two sensors. (The old SZ 532 had a single sensor). If I put a higher setting I seem to have a problem -- at eight I had frost on the back wall. I listened to the defrost timer (that is really only for the freezer, I understand) and it is quietly humming along. Because there is ALWAYS the louder hum of the condenser fan running I am not sure when the compressor is on or not. Should I just stop worrying and hope for the continued performance? Freezer, too, seems to be performing better, tho I didn't have a problem with that before. Thank you for your follow-up



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Sharon. i have identical problem with my SZ532. what did you do?

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Sharon,
Hows you fridge running now?
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