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Freezing fine,food area warm

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I just recently moved and fridgidaire model#FRT8G6FMB3 refer.
freezes o.k. but the food section doesn't get cold. Runs quiet &
no leaks.I suspect somethings loose,if not , Where to start?


Thanks! I have the same problem. A few months ago the problem started. We emptied the whole fridge, and started using it lightly. It worked for a while. Again the food area is not working. Freezer area has no problem.

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    Same problem but with model# FRT04LG3DW0

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