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Refridgerator problem I have a side by side kenmore m#25351624103 the food on the door and top shelf of the refidgerator side is freezing.the settings on the temps have been on the middle setting since new(o-10 it's on 5).

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  • jenn777 Dec 10, 2008

    i am having the same problem. the top shelf, the bottom two drawers as well as the door is freexing my veggies. i have adjusted the temp gages and no luck.

    we actually took the drawers out and tried just using the shelf and still the same thing.

    any ideas?

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Low refrigerant level is a common cause to this problem. Try a lower setting and if that doesn't work, you'll have to call the repairman :( Best regards, Denis

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The reason it is freezing up is Fridigaire {the people that built this model} had a problem with the damper and control assembly. They had this problem at least 5 years ago so depending on how old your unit is this is fixed replacing the whole assembly which has control, stats, damper and wiring in it. Hope this helps

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