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The dial on my water c ooler has a +and -which is colder?

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My guess is that moving the setting in the + direction makes it colder. My refrigerator uses numbers; the higher the number, the colder it gets

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problem is simply airflow from the freezer into the refrigerated section.
Typically when one senses the refrigerator is warm they max out the settings
on both dials the thermostat with its 1-10 settings as well as off for the compressor.
This controls the compressor and temperature.
The additional setting or dial is for colder freezer or refrigerator as well , However
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