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Fridge and Freezer do not keep foods cool

We purchased our RS2630WW on Dec. 31 and for the last three weeks the temperature has been inconsistent. They are too high and the foods in the freezer melt and the fridge does not keep the foods at cool enough temperature. We have had the Samsung contracted repair man to the house and he replaced the censors on our fridge. This did not solve the problem. The freezer worked for a day and now is back to its old tricks. Does anyone have any recommendations? Has anyone been able to get their money back or at least a different fridge? Any help is appreciated. Azusa

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Samsung rs2630ww i have had endless problems i have had it replaced 4 times. red hot center and side panels i have had 2 condensers burn. the problem is that it is simply badly designed!
there is not enough air flow . so if it has any restriction it kills the unit. a Samsung tech told me off the record these units are all problematic! of course he love it at 200 an hour.


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Im working with Samsung right now trying to get my money back, they have treated me like crap for the past 16 months about my rs2630sh, sent tech out 8 times still has the same problem. I think this model is a lemon and they sould recall them.

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