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Fridge freezes up

My fridge freezes just about anything that I put in my fridge. I can't seem to figure out if its worth fixing or just replacing. I have a kenmore fridge its about five years old but even when I adjust the thermostat the result is still the same everything gets super cold and freezes. Please help if you can?

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  • Shannon Doyle Dec 23, 2008

    I've tried to turn it down no matter what selection I chose things still get frozen.

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Change the theromstat

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You mention 'or as your website suggests', you know we are not Frigidaire or anything to do with the retailer? We are Fixya, people just like you, helping others. I am a caterer, and just happen to know about fridges. I get them repaired professionally, but always ask for a full explanation of what went wrong. We recently had a sandwich storage fridge that was freezing food, and it was the thermostat that needed replacing.

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Due to the damage this freezing is causing with your water and filter, I would suggest you call a service engineer and get it fixed professionally as you will be swapping out parts that are fine. Correct diagnosis is the key, and they will also check the gas pressure at the same time. Consumers can't work with refrigerant gas, it is *******.

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