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Whirlpool fridge bottom half doesn't get below 50 degrees

The freezer works fine but the bottom hald won't cool but to 50 degrees

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Sea Breeze
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SOURCE: warm fridge

Can you check to see if dust has accumulated under the refrigerator and the fan under the refrigerator is blowing warm air?
If the fan is blowing correctly and you find dust blocking the condenser area beneath the fridge try to blow it out or vacuum it away from the fins or metal grid. Just a small amount of dust there or a leaking door gasket will make it hard for the refrigerator to cool properly. Also check that nothing has blocked the entrance or the exit of the condenser warm air area. Hope I have helped you today, Thanks Sea Breeze

Posted on Oct 29, 2007

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SOURCE: sub zero 650 fidge holding at 53 degrees

Most likely you have a leak in the evaporator. Subzero warranties the parts for 12 years. Call them to find out what they will cover. They are agreat company and will be fair with you.

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Fridge does not cool below 40 degrees

This is a common problem and a design fault...

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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SOURCE: fridge does not get cold

I had the same problem. The problem was my freezer was not defrosting itself and for a while i opened up the back and manually defrosted the freezer with a hair dryer (to make it defrost faster) and lots of towels (to soak up all the water). I replaced the defrost heater in the freezer and no more problem. Go to searspartsdirect.com and put in your model # then look for the part. Hope this helps.

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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SOURCE: my westinghouse freestyle frost free 650 litre is

The fridge need to be devrosted open up freezer door take back of and look if all ice gone from freezing rods restart if same prob it looks like fan not going or heating element not workingon

Posted on Jan 26, 2010

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SOURCE: sub zero 532. freezer works fine --0 degrees.

check the fan that runs between the freezer and the fridge --check fan for ice blockage -debris-or damage / clean or clear blockage --if not running test wiring and connections as well as motor /repair or replace //also check fan damper is not frozen or blocked its flap that opens and closes for air to flow //----ur fridge side is cooled from the the freezer side the cold air is blown in from the freezer if fan or damper is not working correctly than fridge is usually warm and freezer is working properly

Posted on Jun 28, 2010

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