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We are looking for a new EXTRA refrigerator. Currently we have an older one that is about ready to die.
Question; We heard the new refriges have sensors that shut down at about 45 degrees. We live in Ohio and the garage is insulated but not heated. Temps get to about 85 to 90 degrees in the dead of summer and roughly aboput 35 to 40 in the dead of winter.

Can you think of anything to be able to use in the garage due to storage space situations?

thanks, Paul

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  • dra1405 Oct 20, 2008

    is there any fix if you currently own a refrigerator that you have in the garage and are having the problem that it does not stay cold.



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I just got back from our buying groups Sept. appliance show where we saw the answer to all these refrigerators that can not be in the winter garage any more.
Frigidaire just came out with a convertible upright 17cu. ft. freezer/ refrigerator.
All year it is a refrigerator and just before it gets real cold you convert it to a freezer with a touch of a button until spring.
Model # FKCH17F7HW
We should be able to get it soon.
A couple of weeks I was told!
It is not in their web site yet but I saw it in action and I believe that Frigidaire is the only on at the moment that makes this!
You can call them and track the stock and when it will be in your area!

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