Question about Frigidaire FRS26KR4A Side by Side Refrigerator

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    I had the same problem. Don't know why the refrigerator side started freezing things but I believe that the filter housing cracked when it became frozen. Water leaked out from the door and ruined my laminate floor. I removed the lower back cardboard access cover and vacuumed loads of dust from the coils. Temperature settings are at factory default. I also bypassed the inside water filter and have an external water filter. I used Ace hardware parts 43009 5/16x5/16 compression union and 43055 compression adapter.



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Are you setting the stat right? lower the number, higher the temp. lots of folks think its the other way round. set stat to 2 or 3 and should be about the right temp

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